Canada Rubber Group Inc. Wins Business of the Year Award

On April 21, Canada Rubber Group Inc. (CRGI) was honoured by being presented with the Clarington Board of Trade’s Business of the Year Award 2015. Presented annually, the award is given to the businesses that demonstrated superior performance and excellence within the Clarington business community. Clarington is a municipality within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and home to many businesses.

The Clarington Business of the Year award is presented by the Clarington Board of Trade (CBOT), the body responsible for economic development within the municipality. The award was sponsored by Veridian Connections. Receiving the award on behalf of CRGI were Gord Sirrs (President), Kevin Ferguson (Vice President Operations), Guillermo Cardoso (Global Supply Chain Manager), and Jay Willoughby (Inside Sales Team Leader).

“We are delighted to have been awarded CBOT’s Business of the Year 2015 award,” said CRGI President Gord Sirrs. “To have Canada Rubber Group Inc. named Business of the Year is a credit to all of our staff who have worked so hard in making our company the modern and progressive business that it is today.”

CRGI is a leading supplier a wide range of products made from rubber and other materials. Key product lines include the following:

  • Gaskets and seals, fabricated from quality materials including sheet rubber, foam and sponge, ceramic paper, and other materials. CRGI specializes in short-run as well as large volume production of gaskets and seals.

  • Automotive solutions. CRGI supplies a diverse array of molded and fabricated rubber products for automotive applications. The company has extensive experience in supplying the vehicle programs of leading OEM’s such as General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, BMW and others.

  • Fabricated rubber products. Products and parts, custom fabricated for specific industrial applications. Products CRGI can supply include wear-resistant parts for industrial machinery and aggregates equipment, chute and launder linings, vibration and noise dampening pads, snowplow blade deflectors, rubber matting, and more.

Over the last several years, CRGI has been working hard to further strengthen its already advanced manufacturing capabilities. The company aggressively pursues Lean production techniques and has a quality management system certified to ISO 9001:2008.

“I would like to congratulate everyone at Canada Rubber Group Inc. on becoming CBOT’s Business of the Year 2015,” remarked Kevin Ferguson, CRGI’s Vice President of Operations.  “We have many excellent businesses in Clarington, so being named Business of the Year 2015 is an outstanding achievement for CRGI.”

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