RAD Torque opens new manufacturing facility in Abbotsford
RAD Torque Systems held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday (September 15) for its massive new manufacturing facility in Abbotsford.
The company and its parent New World Technologies Inc. have moved production to the new building at 30722 Marshall Rd. so that “it can continue to develop new torque technology that the world’s heavy industry relies on. entire,” a press release read.
RAD Torque Systems currently employs over 150 people and is recognized as Canada’s leading manufacturer of pneumatic, battery-powered and electronic pistol grip torque wrenches that are shipped and sold worldwide. It has sales offices all over the world.
Its customers include Boeing, General Electric and Caterpillar.
“Our new facility means our entire team is now under one roof, so we can work, learn and grow together as RAD Torque continues to grow, providing more jobs for the local community, as well as better technology. serving the industries we work with around the world,” said Dan Provost, President and Founder, who started the company more than 25 years ago.
Provost said RAD Torque Systems products have revolutionized procedures in many industries, including aerospace, defense, mining, wind power, railroads and manufacturing.
He said state-of-the-art milling machines are a key part of the new plant, helping to increase the quality and production of RAD tools.
“What this facility means for us is that we have a lot more space to put our equipment – more equipment – which means we can create more products faster,” said Pat McFadden, vice – President of Operations.
“It’s going to help us speed up our delivery times for everyone’s product, which means we can sell more, and all the employees will be in one building, rather than the eight smaller buildings we were in. separated before.”