COMPANY HISTORY AT A GLANCE
Established as a race preparation and foreign car repair shop by James R. Huber & Ronald B. Shantz.
Incorporated Company and moved to Cambridge Facility.
Took delivery of 45 Ton friction welder in September.
Took delivery of 6 Ton friction welder in January.
Took delivery of 115 Ton friction welder.
Moved across laneway to current location in Cambridge.
Took delivery of 15 Ton friction welder.
Operation expanded to include Induction Heat treating and CNC machining.
Took delivery of 100 Ton friction welder dedicated to Trailer Axle Production.
Took delivery of a second 45 Ton friction welder.
ARD expanded its operations to 19000 sq ft which is it’s current location.
Obtained ISO9002: 1999 Certificate.
Took delivery of a second 6 Ton friction welder.
Took delivery of third 45 Ton friction welder.
Took delivery of a Multi-Station Lean Automation dedicated for high volume machining.
Richard Peters became an equal partner and Director of the company.
Obtained ISO9001: 2000 Certificate.
Took delivery of a second 15 Ton friction welder.
ARD Industries Ltd announced on Jan 18/09 with great sadness the death of one of its founders Ronald B. Shantz following his courageous battle with Frontotemporal Dementia. Mr. Shantz was 64.
ARD Industries Ltd. announced the retirement of Jim Huber.