Innovations

Innovations

2019

New product in development.

Updating our website.

2018

Acquisition of a new automated machine to manufacture 9'' to 16'' diameter adjustable elbows.

Design of a new pipe-making machine, increasing our production capacity and reducing start-up times by 60%

New automated collar-making production line.

New «chevron-fitted crimped collar». 40% increase in terms of collar rigidity, allowing for easier installation of self-tapping screws.

2017

Entering the 4.0 revolution by modernizing our factory using innovative technology. This innovation allows for real-time monitoring of our manufacturing process, thus improving our reaction time.

2016

Introduction of a new tight seal for our « T » branch product (466). Unique concept in North America.

Design of an innovative automated steel-cutting machine, allowing for extremely precise cutting operations.

2015

Acquisition of an automated rectangular branch-making machine.

2014

First manufacturer to incorporate inward rims to our entire line of adjustable elbows. This innovation allows for easier installation of self-tapping screws and reduces the risk of hand cuts for your installers.

2013

Introduction of colour barcode labels. This new feature allows for a visual match of each colour with its corresponding diameter.

Introduction of new labels with pictures on our boxes.

2012

Design of a unique oval collar-making machine ensuring better sealing of our entire oval product line.

Construction of a new manufacture in Varennes

2011

Marketing of our range of oval products.

Marketing of our draft and leak-proof galvanized vent (R2000).

2010

Implementation of a computerized manufacturing process.

Addition of a strengthening circlip on our back-draft dampers (2496). Addition of an inner steel rod designed to prevent blockage in vertical dampers.

2009

Stamping our logo on each of our collars to show our absolute confidence in the quality of our products.

2005

First manufacturer to install 9'' - 16'' diameter draft and leak-proof collars.

2003

First company to manufacture taper reducers fitted with tight seals. Addition of an inward rim on all our taper reducers to prevent hand cuts and strengthen our collars.

2000

Relocation to new facilities.

Acquisition of our first automated elbow-making machine.

1998

Change of name. Birth of the Prolifik identity.

1996

Purchase of a small tin workshop.