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Celebrating 50 Years of Manufacturing in Canada

50 Years

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AJAX, ONTARIO MAY 1, 2013 – IDEAL INDUSTRIES (CANADA), Corp. is celebrating their 50th anniversary of manufacturing in Canada. Commencing in rented premises not far from the present Ajax factory, Yellow 77® wire pulling lubricant was the first product made in 1963. It continues to this day to be manufactured at the Ajax plant. Over the years, the Ajax facility has produced other products including T®-Strippers, Vol-Con® Testers, Fish Tape, Conduit Benders, Fuse Pullers, Outlet Testers and Commutator maintenance products. IDEAL Canada has undergone two expansions. Today it is the home of the industry leading Can-Twist™ wire connector and hand-crafted Leather pouches.

“A 50 Year anniversary is a testament to the commitment of the shareholders and the dedication of some very talented people who have worked for IDEAL at the Ajax facility” says Nick Shkordoff, Vice-President/General Manager Electrical Division, IDEAL North America and a former General Manager of IDEAL CANADA.

IDEAL INDUSTRIES will be celebrating the milestone with a summer promotion designed to thank their customers and with an employee celebration later in the year. For more information go to www.idealindustries.ca

About IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC.

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. has been serving the electrical industry since 1916. IDEAL is one of the world's leading manufacturers of professional quality tools and supplies serving installation professionals in the construction, maintenance, data communications and original equipment manufacturing industries.

©2013 IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. All rights reserved. All products and names mentioned are the property of their respective owners. While IDEAL has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.