FTI Professional Grade Inc. is a single-purpose corporate entity with the purpose of identifying and pursuing the manufacturing of a viable and proven mechanical ventilator in Canada.
In April 2020, FTI was awarded a contract with the Government of Canada to deliver 10,000 V4C-560 ventilators. FTI Professional Grade Inc. subcontracted the manufacturing of 10,000 V4C-560 ventilators to an Ontario-based medical device manufacturer.
Throughout 2020 and 2021 FTI Professional Grade Inc. successfully collaborated with numerous Government of Canada agencies and departments, supply chain vendors, and its subcontractor to meet its contractual obligations to the Government of Canada.
FTI Professional Grade Inc. successfully delivered 10,000 V4C-560 ventilators to the Public Health Agency of Canada by December 31, 2020.
FTI Professional Grade Inc. delivered 10,000 life-saving ventilators with the help and support from individuals and corporations.
FTI Professional Grade Inc. subcontracted the manufacturing of the 10,000 Baylis-branded V4C-560 ventilators to Baylis, located in Mississauga, Ontario.
Medtronic is one of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers. The manufacture of FTI Professional Grade Inc.’s Baylis-branded V4C-560 ventilator is based on a permissive licence for Medtronic’s Puritan Bennett™ model 560 (PB 560) design and specifications.