April 10, 2007 09:00 ET

NGRAIN Recognized as a Top 10 Canadian Defence Company

In its third consecutive year of being ranked in Canadian Defence Review's Top 20 Canadian defence leaders, NGRAIN has advanced to number 10

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 10, 2007) - NGRAIN, provider of 3D performance support solutions, today announced that it has been rated as a top 10 Canadian defense company by Canadian Defence Review. This is NGRAIN's third consecutive inclusion in the magazine's annual list of Canada's top 20 defence companies, but first time to achieve a top 10 ranking.

"Our panel is very impressed with NGRAIN's growth and continued success, and this year's ranking at number 10 underscores the company's vision and leadership within the industry," stated Peter Kitchen, Editor-In-Chief at Canadian Defence Review. "We consider a number of factors when ranking companies including innovation, international success, R&D, as well as new product development. NGRAIN scored very high in each of these categories and we believe it is a company to watch."

In 2006, NGRAIN experienced significant growth and customer success. The company signed a number of notable contracts with the U.S. Army and the Canadian Department of National Defence. It also partnered with such industry leaders as CAE, and Standard Aero to deliver 3D training and simulation solutions to their customers.

"We are thrilled to be recognized as a top 10 Canadian defence company by Canadian Defence Review's panel of judges and industry experts. Last year was a pivotal time for our company and we reached a number of milestones with our customers and partners. We also made significant technological advances, which have been driven by our customer base," stated Paul Lindahl, NGRAIN President & CEO. "This type of recognition is a great validation of our continued work to advance the use of 3D simulation technology to improve the readiness of our armed forces."

In addition to NGRAIN, Lockheed Martin, MDA, and General Dynamics Canada have also been recognized by Canadian Defence Review as Top 10 companies leading the way in service to the defence industry.


NGRAIN transforms the sustainment of complex equipment with 3D performance support solutions for the aerospace and defense industry. NGRAIN increases equipment readiness by accelerating learning on complex equipment, enabling first-time-right performance, and reducing maintenance cycle time.

NGRAIN is optimized for web deployment and portable devices. With NGRAIN, anyone can rapidly incorporate interactive 3D equipment simulations into sustainment applications, including courseware and technical manuals.

Customers include all branches of the United States military, the Canadian Forces, and leading defense manufacturers and system integrators, including Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and CAE.

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