Firan Technology Group Corporation (TSX:FTG) announced that the Corporation’s hourly employees at FTG Aerospace – Toronto, represented by Local 303 of Unifor Canada, have commenced a strike as of 12:00 am today, following rejection of a tentative agreement reached earlier between the Corporation and the hourly employees’ representatives. The previous contract between the Corporation and the hourly employees of FTG Aerospace – Toronto expired in August 2023. There are approximately 67 hourly employees impacted by this strike, out of FTG’s total headcount of 690 employees. No other sites are impacted by this action.

“FTG will act in the best interests of its customers, shareholders, employees and other stakeholders to mitigate the impact of this strike and return to normal operations as quickly as possible.”, stated Brad Bourne, President and CEO, FTG Corporation.


FTG is an aerospace and defence electronics product and subsystem supplier to customers around the globe. FTG has two operating units:

FTG Circuits is a manufacturer of high technology, high reliability printed circuit boards. Our customers are leaders in the aviation, defence, and high technology industries. FTG Circuits has operations in Toronto, Ontario, Chatsworth, California, Fredericksburg, Virginia, Minnetonka, Minnesota, Haverhill Massachusetts and a joint venture in Tianjin, China.

FTG Aerospace manufactures and repairs illuminated cockpit panels, keyboards and sub-assemblies for original equipment manufacturers of aerospace and defence equipment. FTG Aerospace has operations in Toronto, Ontario, Chatsworth, California, and Tianjin, China.

The Corporation's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FTG.


This news release contains certain forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are related to, but not limited to, FTG’s operations, anticipated financial performance, business prospects and strategies. Forward-looking information typically contains words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “expect”, “plan” or similar words suggesting future outcomes. Such statements are based on the current expectations of management of the Corporation and inherently involve numerous risks and uncertainties, known and unknown, including economic factors and the Corporation’s industry, generally. The preceding list is not exhaustive of all possible factors. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual events and results could differ materially from those expressed or implied by forward-looking statements made by the Corporation. The reader is cautioned to consider these and other factors carefully when making decisions with respect to the Corporation and not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Other than as may be required by law, FTG disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

For further information please contact:        

Bradley C. Bourne, President and CEO                                                 Firan Technology Group CorporationTel: (416) 299-4000

Jamie Crichton, Vice President and CFO                                  Firan Technology Group CorporationTel: (416) 299-4000

Additional information can be found at the Corporation’s website

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