Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, Economy Sector, Vancouver Coast & Mountains Region

Analytic Systems contract creates jobs for B.C. talent

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Economy Tuesday, January 22, 2013 2:15 PM


DELTA - On the heels of a record production year, Analytic Systems Ware (1993) Ltd. (ASW) is pleased to announce its largest-ever order for a power system for AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Shadow Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS), generating more jobs for British Columbians.

Today's announcement will preserve existing jobs and immediately create two new positions to move the company's workforce to 76 employees. The company expects to add more jobs in the coming months, crediting British Columbia as a centre of excellence for the power conversion industry where it is able to access to the best employees.

Working with the engineering team for Aircraft Armament Inc. (AAI Corp, a division of Textron Systems), Analytic Systems has modified its LIAC600 (US Army/USMC AC Lithium-Ion Battery Charger), its LIDC600 (US Army DC Lithium-Ion Battery Charger) and its PWS1510MS ruggedized power supply to work as a complete power system for AAI's next generation Universal Ground Control Station.

This product agility as well as the reliability of Analytic Systems' product line provides the innovative technology companies need to complete the company's programs and provide solutions for all their UAS mission critical needs.

TUAS are in service with customers including the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. Analytic Systems recently purchased Aegis Manufacturing Operations Software which will assist as it is designed to improve efficiencies and quality by streamlining and controlling process planning and launch, process tracking and control, and quality and test management.

It will improve reliability, flexibility and traceability in the production of important projects like this.

Quotes:

Pat Bell, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation -

"Analytic Systems is a B.C. business success story and a leader in innovation in manufacturing high performance power conversion products. The company continues to grow, adding new jobs and forecasting for a prosperous 2013. We're proud that we've been able to help with providing access to a skilled workforce in British Columbia, giving access to the best employees."

Jim Hargrove, president, Analytic Systems -

"Our first contact with AAI was in January of 2008. This order and the orders to follow are the direct result of five years of hard work by our talented employees. I would like to thank everyone from R&D through to the production floor for their efforts that have culminated in this great result."

Quick Facts:

  • Analytic Systems manufactures a wide range of high-performance power conversion products including DC to DC voltage converters, MPPT Solar Charge Controllers, AC and DC source battery chargers, AC to DC power supplies and DC to AC inverters for military, rail/transit, industrial and commercial marine applications throughout North America and around the world.
  • Both Analytic Systems and their CNC Division (Metal Action Machining Ltd.) have recently been registered to ISO9001-2008 and AS9100 Quality Certification, which will assist obtaining future military and especially aviation machining contracts.

Learn More:

Analytic Systems Ware (1993) Ltd.: www.analyticsystems.com

Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan: http://www.bcjobsplan.ca/

Contacts:

Media Relations
Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Responsible for Labour
250 356-8177

Bill Walker
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Analytic Systems Ware (1993) Ltd.
1 800 668-3884 (toll free)
billw@analyticsystems.com

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