Prominent Canadian aerospace and defence services provider, Arcfield Canada Corp., marked the official opening of their freshly minted warehouse facility situated within the Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, Alberta. The ceremonial ribbon-cutting event took place on Wednesday, August 23.

Presently, Arcfield Canada plays a crucial role in supporting CF-18 fighter operations based at 4 Wing Cold Lake in Alberta, operating under the command of 1 Canadian Air Division. As a recognized global hub for tactical fighter operations, 4 Wing ranks as one of the most substantial and bustling fighter aircraft wings within the Canadian Armed Forces. This new Arcfield Canada establishment is poised to amplify its capacity to offer world-class supply chain management solutions to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

“The investment in this new location was an important move for Arcfield Canada as we are committed to continue in-service support for the CF-18 fighter fleet, and ensure operations are supported with a reliable source of supply chain services,” said Jacques Comtois, vice president, Arcfield Canada.

Arcfield Canada has earned a stellar reputation as a dependable partner, delivering a gamut of services encompassing in-service support, maintenance, repair and overhaul, engineering, testing, and comprehensive supply chain management for the RCAF’s CF-18 aircraft fleet. Arcfield handles an excess of 100,000 supply transactions annually, spread across Cold Lake and Bagotville, Quebec, while their repair shops in Calgary have successfully completed over 70,000 repairs on CF-18 avionics systems to date.

“Inventory and logistics management is a core part of the work that Arcfield Canada performs for the Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 fleet,” explained Kevin Kelly, chairman and chief executive officer, Arcfield. “The new location will enable efficient supply chain operations to support PAV contract work and will contribute to new job opportunities in the area.”

As the preeminent contractor entrusted with supply chain management for the RCAF’s CF-18 aircraft, Arcfield Canada is committed to expanding its operational footprint across its quartet of warehouse locations throughout Canada, assuring the highest levels of equipment availability and operational readiness.

Arcfield Canada is the leading contractor responsible for overseeing the supply chain management of the RCAF’s CF-18 aircraft and is dedicated to broadening its operational presence across its four Canadian warehouse facilities. This will serve to ensure operational readiness by providing high levels of equipment availability.