Download Bombardier Inc Logo – Bombardier Inc. is a company in Canada , based in Montreal , Quebec. It works in the field of production of material for railway , where it is widely regarded as the world leader, aircraft and other regional commercial services. It employs approximately 64,000 people and its turnover in 2004 was 15,500 million U.S. dollars . Founded in 1942 , at Valcourt , as L’Auto-Neige Bombardier Limitée , by Joseph-Armand Bombardier (1907-1964). Bombardier also manufactures subway trains in some countries like Mexico , Spain, England, USA, France, etc.
Initially based in the production of iron, began its expansion into the aviation sector with the purchase in 1986 of Canadair , a company that was then held by the Canadian government and after recording one of the most catastrophic economic losses in the recent history of the Canadian economy. In 1989 it acquired Short Brothers of Ireland, which was also in bankruptcy. In 1990 bought Bombardier Learjet Corporation and in 1992 a de Havilland Canada (then a subsidiary of Boeing ), inheriting the number of aircraft turboprop Dash.
Bombardier is currently established as the fourth largest aircraft manufacturer in the world with which the business unit Bombardier Aerospace represents more than half of group revenues. Learjet and Short Borthers continue as companies incorporated within the group, focused on private jets (the first) and the propellers (the second). Short Brothers is licensed by Embraer to build the Tucano for the European, African and Middle East under the name of Short Tucano .