Emergco HETS Human External Cargo

Emergco Announces Recent Project Engineer Hire


NORTH VANCOUVER, BC – August 18th, 2016

Emergco is pleased to announce that Paul Allard, P.Eng., has recently joined the company to further accelerate the design and certification of Emergco’s specialty products for helicopter external load and human external cargo (HEC) operations. Paul’s hiring formalizes the establishment of an in-house Design & Engineering Department for the company.

Paul is a Mechanical Project Engineer with 5+ years of industrial engineering design experience with large engineering firms AUSENCO and Peter Kiewit Sons’, including work on large scale mining, hydroelectric, oil sands, and desalination projects.

With Emergco, Paul will be the Project Engineer responsible for “Project Optimus”, an internal initiative launched to explore next-generation capabilities in helicopter external load equipment.

“Paul will also play a key role in the certification and manufacturing of Emergco’s upcoming RR02 Human External Cargo Hook and the Mack Innovations Powerline & Utilities role equipment. Having a professional engineer on board enhances the company’s technical capability”, said George Zilahi, Emergco’s CEO.

Paul joins Colin O’Neill, Emergco’s Director of Business Development, as a key addition this past year to the Emergco management team to accelerate the company’s growth and improve customer service.

For additional information contact:

Colin O’Neill
Director of Business Development


About Emergco

Emergco Aerospace is a Canadian company based in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Founded in 1994, Emergco Aerospace has become a world leader in creating innovative techniques and equipment for human external cargo (HEC) load operations for light to medium sized category helicopters for response and work access operations, and is also exclusively responsible for certification and distribution of Mack Innovations powerline construction and maintenance equipment for Airbus AS350/355 helicopters. Our people have many years of airborne operational experience in rescue, tactical, and wildland firefighting operations; as well as in airborne work access operations for aerial tramways, elevated platforms, overhead lines, structures and towers.

Emergco holds a Transport Canada Civil Aviation issued Supplementary Type Certificate (STC) for the HETS™ Human External Cargo (HEC) system and is a Transport Canada Approved Organization for the manufacturing and certification of aeronautical products and an Approved Maintenance Organization under TC Approval Number 96-99.

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