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Tour of Canplas Industries Manufacturing Plant

March 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Tour of the Canplas factory making thermoplastic products for the building and construction industries

Canplas Industries Ltd. is a proudly Canadian manufacturer of thermoplastic products for the building and construction industries. Started in 1966, Canplas makes and distributes products for the plumbing, roof ventilation, central vacuum and separation technology markets in North America and globally.

The manufacturing facility is 157,000 sq. feet with 170 hourly employees. Major equipment includes 54 injection molding machines, 14 of which are all electric and ranging in size from 110 ton to 1500 ton. There are three automation centers and six gantry style robots. There is resin silo monitoring system.

Some of there energy efficiency equipment include VFDs, magnetic bearing chiller, variable speed compressor, electric presses and LED lighting. There is a Building Automation System.

Canplas is headquartered in Barrie, Ontario – with offices in Edmonton, Alberta and Langley, B.C. Canplas employs over 250 people.

Canplas holds over 70 patents and design registrations for products and has numerous production and machinery innovations.

The tour is open to PEO members and friends. Please bring your safety glasses if you already have them.

The price of the tour is $15.00 plus an Eventbrite fee and HST. All proceeds from the tour will go to supporting the PEO Simcoe Muskoka Chapter Scholarship Fund.

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Canplas Industries Ltd.
31 Patterson Road (Entrance on North side of building), Barrie, ON L4N 3V9
Barrie, L4N 3V9 CA
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