Thunder Bay Metal Fabricators Association To Hold Information Meeting


THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Metal Fabricators Association (TBMFA) are holding an information meeting for local metal trades, and related design, and supply companies to learn more about the association and be offered a chance to be part of the group as associate members.

The meeting will be held at 3:00pm July 15 at the Oliver Road Community centre.

The Thunder Bay Metal Fabricators Association (TBMFA) are the second phase of the original Thunder Bay Oil Sands Consortium (TBOSC) which was formed in 2007 when over 20 highly skilled metal trade companies located in Thunder Bay, Ontario joined forces to market their services to Western Canada.

Now the TBMFA is a Non-for-Profit Association built on the original concept and incorporating what was learned in phase 1.

The TBMFA are headed up by leading companies in each metal fabrication discipline; Pipe & module fabrication, Structural Steel, Machine Shop Services, HVAC, Specialty metals and fabrications.

The TBMFA represents over 800 highly skilled, knowledgeable, safe and productive trades people. Together, we have more than 100,000 square feet of fully equipped state-of-the-art shops and facilities.

Working cooperatively is second nature to the recognized and respected companies that make up the TBMFA. Some of our companies have been doing business for as many as two generations. With vast experience in heavy industrial construction, our companies exceed the qualifications and safety requirements to successfully complete the most complex projects.

“The overall Goal of the Association is to provide support to Thunder Bay companies to leverage new business through identifying new clients and opportunities in Western Canada,” shares John Jurcik, the Chairman of the TBMFA.

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