MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA)

MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA)

MDA provides advanced information solutions that capture and process vast amounts of data, produce essential information, and improve the decision making and operational performance of business and government organizations worldwide.

Focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential, MDA delivers a broad spectrum of earth and space based information solutions, ranging from complex operational systems, to tailored information services, to electronic information products.

MDA employs more than 2,500 people in locations across the United States, Europe, and Canada. The Company trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSX:MDA.


News on MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA)

Canadians to Stream HD Video of Earth from Space by late 2012
Yesterday space technology company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. signed a $4.2 Million contract with Vancouver's UrtheCast to install high-definition cameras on the International Space... more
The 5 Biggest Software Companies in BC
From mobile apps to social networking platforms, software is driving our world right now.  Using data compiled by Business in Vancouver, I've listed the 5 software companies employing the... more
MacDonald Dewittler providing satellite data to measure human impact on the environment
Richmond’s MacDonald Dewittler, an information solutions company, has announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have... more
MDA sells property info business for $850 Million
Burnaby's Macdonald Dettwiler and Associates announced today that it has sold its property information business to private investment firm TPG Capital for $850 million. "We determined that this... more
MacDonald Dettwiler for sale?
Shares of Richmond's MacDonald Dettwiler jumped nearly 10% today on speculation the company was for sale. MacDonald Dettwiler is best known for creating the Canadarm used on NASA space... more
Top 8 Tips on How to Win a Industry Award
Awards are a great way to boost a brand. Not only do they provide excellent exposure, media coverage and industry awareness, but are also the ultimate heart-warming pat on the back for a hard... more
Engage directly with BC’s technology and business leaders.
Delivered as a monthly, interactive evening panel discussion, BCTIA's IMPACT Speaker Series features Finalists and Winners of the BCTIA Annual Technology Impact Awards – providing attendees... more
Canada’s export credit agency to finance MDA’s $254 million satellite contract with Ukraine
Every week Techvibes will be republishing an article from Business in Vancouver newspaper. This article was originally published in issue #1041 - Oct. 6 - Oct. 12, 2009. Canada’s export... more
Tech Success Advice from MDA, BuildDirect and MailChannels
The British Columbia Technology Industry Association held its first Impact event of 2009 today at the Hyatt Regency. Impact Award participants in the category of Best Application of Technology... more
Richmond-firm Wins Contract For Next Gen Weather Satellites
Richmond-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates was awarded a $40 millon contract today from the Canadian Space Agency to design and build the Radarsat Constellation Mission. The set of three... more

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