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

Gamma Foundries collaborates on “Leaping Lamp” street art

February 15, 2023

When a customer approached Gamma Foundries to manufacture a unique piece, they were intrigued. While Gamma has experience in the odd architectural shape, their team was surprised to learn that this was no ordinary request—they were asked to create a 22-foot-high statue comprising of 21 individual aluminum castings built around a steel frame, and designed … Read More

Brad Tully to Lead Machining and Fabrication Alliance

February 10, 2023

Within the Canerector portfolio of companies, four machining and fabrication businesses have combined forces to take advantage of synergies and opportunities within our group. This new alliance will have the ability to support customers in a variety industries in North America with a full range of small, medium and large scale precision machining, onsite machining, … Read More

Paprima Industries launches predictive maintenance program through the Internet of Things (IoT)

January 18, 2023

Canerector is proud to see Paprima Industries harnessing the power of technology to improve their customers’ operations. For many, the average “smart home”—complete with modern appliances all linked and controlled through the swipe of a smartphone—is the simplest example of the Internet of Things in our everyday lives. In an industrial capacity, however, and manufacturing … Read More

Building The Foundation for The Future

November 30, 2022

Three-quarters of a century of operations is no small achievement, and one that undoubtedly comes with times of dramatic growth and change. For Canerector, there are three short periods where the company experienced intense growth, each doubling the company’s size. The first was the 1983 purchase of a large, national competitor, TIW Industries, profiled in … Read More

Canerector Controllers Connect and Collaborate

November 15, 2022

We have been very pleased with our previous network events, and are thrilled to see continued success. Our most recent network event was for the controllers of our companies. This event was this group’s first in-person gathering since the pandemic. It was a fantastic opportunity for accounting individuals to connect with their peers, share experiences … Read More

Supply Chain Specialists Share, Socialize, and Refresh Their Skills

October 26, 2022

To connect our procurement network, we held an event for key individuals responsible for supply chain through our businesses. The first in-person event for this group since the pandemic, it was great to see our team from various companies and industries finding commonalities, sharing experiences and discussing approaches to procurement. Thank you to all the … Read More