Kamek Precision Tools Inc.
1997 - Kamek was founded in June 1997 with 2 employees and one conventional Arburg molding machine operating in Ville St. Laurent. (Montreal)
1998 - We purchased one more Arburg molding machine and had 3 employees.
1999 - Kamek was ISO certified. We purchased 2 more molding machines of the M1 type. We had 4 employees. In October we relocated to a new production facility in Baie d'Urfé
2000 - We purchased 1 more Arburg molding machine, had 6 employees and were running two shifts, morning and afternoon. We purchased 1 additional M1 type molding machine.
2001 - We purchased one more Arburg molding machine.
2002 - We purchased 2 more molding machines, a Van Dorn , 1 Arburg and 2 more M1 type machines and started running 3 shifts. We added 4,000 square feet of manufacturing space, hired 18 more employees permanently and installed 3 robots on the Arburg molding machines. Kamek was recertified to the new ISO 9002/2000 Standards.
2003 - We added 2 more M1 type molding machines. In August 2003 we added 2 more conventional molding machines, 1 additional water cooling tower, hired 3 more employees and added 6,000 square feet to our manufacturing space.
2004 - We installed an MRP system to improve our customer service, equipment scheduling, inventory control and tracking of our suppliers.
2005 - Kamek was ISO 9001/2000, AS9100B and TS16949/2002 certified. We relocated our offices (an additional 2000 sq. feet) and adapted the old office space for assembly work or clean room if required.
2006 - Kamek's employees just completed 6 months of training in lean manufacturing (Kaizen) and SMED. We added one (1) 60 ton Arburg molding machine and one (1) 220 ton molding machine with the latest screen control. We are 47 permanent employees.
2008 - Kamek was awarded the prize of the Accolades 2008 - Enterprise of the year by the West Island Chamber of Commerce for manufacturing with 50 employees and more categories. During the summer we were 75 employees, including agency employees. We also upgraded our ERP system in order to be more efficient.
2009 - Kamek added a class 10 000 clean room in order to meet our customer need for the medical device markets. Kamek also increased its marketing activities in Europe in order to gain access to the European medical device markets.
220 Ton Arburg
170 Ton Arburg
66 Ton Arburg
55 Ton Arburg
30 Ton Arburg
2 1/2 Ton Dynamold (3 Slide)
2 1/2 Ton Dynamold (4 Slide)
3 Axis CNC Machining
4 Axis Wire EDM
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