Formerly known as Canadian Marconi Company, CMC Electronics has designed and built innovative communication and electronics systems since 1903. CMC has a long and rich history, combined with the agility and spark of a young company that truly innovates.
World's first trans-oceanic wireless transmission.
Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company of Canada incorporated.
First factory opened in Montreal.
Marconi wireless station receives S.S. Titanic’s distress signal.
Canada’s first experimental commercial broadcasting station established in Montreal.
First home radio receivers in Canada.
Company name changed to Canadian Marconi Company.
Establishment of the Canadian radio network, which became the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC).
T.V. receivers designed and manufactured.
Transatlantic telecommunications services later known as Teleglobe Canada, acquired by the Canadian Government.
English Electric Company Limited of the U.K. acquired 50.6% of Canadian Marconi Company.
First Canadian company to design a complete microwave radio relay system, the Mid-Canada Defence Line.
First to develop FM-CW Doppler radar for air navigation.
1960s - 1970s
Focus on aircraft navigation, monitoring and display systems, tactical radio communications, radar systems and multi-processor telex switching systems.
1980s - 1990s
High-end aviation, communications, infrared sensing, marine electronics and positioning markets.
Avionics supplier and systems integrator.
Company name changed to CMC Electronics Inc.
Acquired Flight Visions.
Launch of SureSight® CMA-2600 Enhanced Vision System I-Series™ sensor. 2003Launch of:
- HeliHawk Head-Up Display
- KAI XKT-1C cockpit prototype
- PilotView® Electronic Flight Bag
- CMA-9000 Flight Management System
- T-6B trainer demonstrator aircraft with CMC cockpit avionics
- Electro-optic hybrids
- IntegriFlight™ CMA-5024 GPS WAAS Sensor
- M-311 demonstrator aircraft with CMC cockpit avionics
- CMA-4000 Flight Management System
- Panel switch technology
Selection of CMC’s Cockpit 4000 by Hawker Beechcraft for T-6B production.
CMC acquired by Esterline (March 2007)
- TacView® Portable Mission Display
- PilotView® EFB with 10.4” Display
FAA/Transport Canada certification of Cockpit 4000 on T-6B
Launch of Cockpit 4000 NexGen Avionics
Launch of PilotView® EFB 12.1” Display and Aircraft Information Server product line
Esterline acquires Barco Defense Aerospace and Training business
Esterline acquired by Transdigm