3D Scanning and 3D printing: A Game-Changer in Manufacturing

August 30, 2023

To the casual observer, it may appear more like science fiction than science. A computer model of an object is gradually formed, slice by slice, through layers of light-sensitive liquid and ultraviolet light until the object is complete. This process of 3D scanning and printing is no work of fantasy. In fact, it may just … Read More

A Tribute to Three Trailblazers

July 19, 2023

According to Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, women account for 48 percent of the Canadian labour force, and just 29 percent of the manufacturing workforce. While these numbers have a long way to go before we can claim to work in a gender-balanced industry, women who have pushed the envelope over recent decades have managed to move … Read More

New Machine Has Nordstrong Soaring To New Heights

June 14, 2023

In the world of manufacturing, leaders know that their businesses are only as healthy as their people and the equipment they use. As equipment ages, businesses can take advantage of the opportunity to bring in newer, more effective machinery—just ask the team at Nordstrong Equipment, who recently doubled their capacity with the well-timed purchase of … Read More

Canerector Leader Amanda Hawkins Featured In Article

June 7, 2023

Canerector’s Amanda Hawkins was recently interviewed for a series focusing on women in family enterprise. Throughout the article, Amanda shares how early exposure to a myriad of roles, opportunities to work in plants and on job sites, and many challenges that tested her capabilities along the way ultimately afforded her the practical education she needed … Read More

Canerector Announces Acquisition of Prescor LLC

May 23, 2023

Canerector Inc would like to announce that Prescor LLC has been acquired and will now be part of the Conrex Steel Ltd group of companies. The acquisition will expand the reach of Conrex Steel, one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of ASME-code heads for tanks and pressure valves, into the US market, providing expanded regional delivery … Read More

Equipped for Success: Investing with the long-term in mind

April 19, 2023

Across the Canerector community, businesses are thinking long-term and reinvesting in their operations by purchasing modern equipment that will help their teams work more efficiently, expand their current capabilities, and ultimately help them produce in higher volumes. For three of our companies in particular, the recent installation of their newest machines marked exciting steps forward … Read More

Canerector community mourns the loss of Stew Kerby

March 22, 2023

Stewart “Stew” Kerby March 7, 1936 – February 17, 2023 Years of Service: 1957 – 2007 It is with heavy hearts that we share the recent passing of a treasured friend and an important figure in Canerector’s history – the one and only Stewart “Stew” Kerby. Stew was born in Winnipeg in 1936, and moved … Read More

Canerector Foundation Launches Trade Scholarship Program

March 8, 2023

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Canerector Foundation Scholarships in Skilled Trades program. The Foundation has already contributed $1.75 million to support approximately 450 students with four leading colleges and is excited for new schools across Canada to join the program. The Canerector Foundation was established in late 2019 as a way … Read More