Written by Christine van der Weg. Posted in News
We would like to express our appreciation to you for your ongoing support of our business this past year.
For us 2015 has been an exciting year of growth.
In October 2014 we purchased the assets of Sciart in Drummondville Quebec. This has allowed us to expand our product line from woven roving and tapes to our new Ancaref – unidirectional line of Kevlar, carbon, e-glass and s-glass. It has been a great learning experience to develop and bring online this unidirectional, no-crimp product. We are now at a point where we can comfortably say that we can supply most any need when it comes to unidirectional Ancaref products.
Along with the Ancaref we have continued to make various weights of woven roving and glass tapes. We have seen an increase in demand in these products as well.
This year and next we will continue to work on building partnerships with our customers. Knowing that by working together we can bring a better product to market.
Here in Midland things have changed for us. We have added more floor space to our operation and added some new faces to our crew. It is interesting to note that adding some young blood to the mix, brings with it enthusiasm and optimism.
With the expansion we have had some growing pains and experienced some quality hic-ups but as in the past, our commitment to quality and customer service is second to none. Please don’t hesitate to call and let us know if you have any issues. We are always working to improve our level of customer satisfaction.
Looking to the future – we are working on getting our Iwer looms operational – currently we are waiting on the electricians to power them up. These looms will be able to make a unidirectional product which is held together with hot melt yarn. The nomenclature for this is called “the HMF – product”. It is made with various input materials. We envision ourselves starting off with S-2glass and carbon.
We are hopeful that next year will bring a similar growth for us as this year brought. Together with you we believe this is possible.
Merry Christmas and Happy 2016.
From all of us here at Georgian Bay Reinforcement Fabrics