/Tag: Manufacturing


By Anna Guy Founded in 1973, SBB is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of Emergency Restoration Systems (ERS), wind measurement towers and other structures made of aluminum extrusions. Proudly located in Blainville, Quebec, SBB is rooted in steel and aluminium manufacturing, having turned its focus to aluminum—and the manufacturing [...]


Barbecues Galore

Canada’s Best Barbecue Store Celebrates 40 years By Anna Guy Gas or charcoal? Propane or wood? Portable or outdoor kitchen? When it comes to picking a barbecue, the options are almost limitless. Barbecues Galore—Canada’s best retailer of barbecues, fireplaces, and everything you need to furnish your backyard—has helped Canadians transform their patios, [...]


Clean Energy Compression

Shifting gears to compressed natural gas IMW Industries Ltd. (dba Clean Energy Compression) unlocks cost and emissions savings through compressed natural gas. It’s a movement that is hard to miss: major transportation companies are investing billions of dollars to incorporate natural gas vehicles into their fleets. Huge names like UPS Canada and FortisBC, Walmart, [...]


Xtended Hydraulic & Machine

Firing On All Cylinders   By Anna Guy What started off as a hydraulics and machine company has become a force for Indigenous employment in Saskatchewan, and it’s only getting started. Robert and Katherine Tebb are owners and operators of Xtended Hydraulic & Machine Inc., a full-service machine shop specializing in hydraulic cylinder repair [...]


Group Contract Services (GCS)

  Access to Expertise   By Anna Guy Having established an outstanding record of leading operations for oil and gas, wood forest product, mining, OSB, commercial and heavy industrial oil construction, Jeff Houghton is taking on his latest venture. Jeff Houghton is no stranger to success. The first company he started, Norweld Mechanical Installations [...]



  The Business of Safety   By Anna Guy For 125 years, Jelco has been synonymous with quality harnesses, lanyards, lineman belts, pole straps and other fall protection equipment. But for CEO and President Philip B. Clemmons, Jelco isn’t just a manufacturer. Jelco is in the business of safety. “Our job is to make [...]


Rheinmetall Defence

  ONE PARTNER FOR ALL MISSIONS   By Anna Guy The preferred and most trusted source of systems and services for the security and defence domains. Rheinmetall Canada is a proud member of Germany's Rheinmetall Group, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of systems and equipment for the armed forces. With over 300 employees at [...]


Conquest Equipment

The Right Equipment For Your Job   By Anna Guy No matter what the construction project, the right equipment is vital to its success. Procuring the right construction equipment for the right time can make the difference between a project done on time and profitably. Being able to choose the right equipment for either [...]


Cascadia Windows & Doors

Pushing The Envelope    By Anna Guy Cascadia Windows Ltd. is a fiberglass construction products manufacturer with a commitment to improving energy performance in buildings and reducing the impacts the built world has on the environment. President Mike Battistel and his partners had a vision for a product that would lead the industry in [...]


ECS Electrical Cable Supply Ltd (ECS)

By Anna Guy ECS Electrical Cable Supply Ltd (ECS) has been awarded Best Managed Company for six consecutive years. Business Elite Canada spoke to Vice President and General Manager Tom Artinian about the secret to the company’s success. “It’s a huge accomplishment for us, for our team,” says Artinian of the awards. “What [the [...]