CCC, Racer Machinery International to provide CNC machines to U.S. Army

January 25, 2024

Ottawa, CANADA –  CCC is pleased to announce that it was awarded a contract for up to $2.67 million USD to supply the U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) with two Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) vertical turning lathes manufactured by Racer Machinery International.  

Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Vertical Turning Lathe / Source: Racer

Located in Cambridge, Ontario, Racer Machinery International is a leading machine tool builder. For over 60 years, it has offered turnkey CNC vertical turning lathes, as well as metal cutting engine lathes, machining centers and industrial saws to automotive manufacturers, and the Canadian and U.S Armed Forces.

The U.S. Army relies on CNC machines for heavy duty machining of medium to large parts of defense vehicles and other military devices. For this contract awarded to CCC and Racer Machinery International, the U.S. Army requested machines that included a Renishaw part and tool probe system, live spindle, through spindle coolant, C-axis rotary table, automatic tool changer, automatic pallet changer, linear pallet system that can fit 12 pallets and remote pendants.  

CCC is the Canadian designated contracting authority for purchases over USD $250,000 by the U.S. Department of Defense (U.S. DoD). Through its free U.S. DoD Prime Contractor service, CCC partners with Canadian businesses like to Racer Machinery International to supply the U.S. DoD with made-in-Canada solutions. Last year alone, CCC helped Canadian businesses to secure US DoD contracts totaling $885 million CDN, which supported approximately 5,700 jobs across the country.   

To learn more about how to sell to the U.S. DoD or to buy from Canada, contact the CCC team. 

 

Quotes  

“CCC is pleased to work with Racer Machinery International and support Canadian manufacturing through the Canada-U.S. Defence Production Sharing Agreement (DPSA)” – Diane Montambault, VP of Operations, CCC. 

“We’re proud to partner with CCC to deliver high-quality North American-built machinery to the U.S. Army Contracting Command.” – Mark Barszcz, Racer Machinery International Inc. 

 

About CCC

CCC is Canada’s government to government contracting agency. We help build successful commercial relationships between Canadian businesses and governments around the world through our government to government contracting approach. We are also the Government of Canada’s designated contracting authority for U.S. DoD requirements from Canada. To learn more about how we have facilitated billions in trade between Canadian businesses and governments around the world, visit ccc.ca.

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