Vac Aero International, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, was awarded a $1.2 million contract by the faculty of Applied Science and Engineering of the University of Toronto, for the design and manufacture of a vacuum plasma spray forming system. The unit will be used to support research activities in the University's Centre for Advanced Coating Technologies. In conjunction with this project, the University awarded Vac Aero a second contract to supply a vacuum heat treating furnace.