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E M I W AY C O N M A N U FA C T U R I N G LT D . CAN ADA SUMMER 2012 Increased Opportunities For 25 years, Waycon Manufacturing has provided customers with high-quality custom steel fabrication and assembly solutions. [ BY ERIC SLACK ] Waycon serves the forestry, mining, oil and gas, bulk. materials, construction and environmental markets.. • Penticton, British Columbia “We plan to look for new and better methods of devising solutions that meet customer needs.” // JOHN O’CONNELL, president Waycon Manufacturing Ltd. is confident that its strength boils down to diversity, a strong management team and a highly skilled staff. A steel manufacturing company with a long history of designing and manufacturing steel products such as excavator conversions, attachments and conveying systems, Waycon Manufacturing is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2012. The company employs roughly 55 people and serves an array of industries. “We are looking at adding on to our staff by another 10 percent to increase our production capacity,” General Manager David Konowalchuk says. “We manufacture many different product types in our facility. Our products are extremely high quality, and includes largescale specialty products for the mining and oil and gas industries.” President John O’Connell founded Waycon Manufacturing in 1987. It serves the forestry, mining, oil and gas, bulk materials, storage and handling, construction and environmental industries, and its fabrication shop is capable of producing everything from steel PROFILE columns, trusses and catwalks to tanks, skids, chutes, conveyors and augers. Waycon Manufacturing also has a sister company – Waycon Innovation – that specializes in the design, manufacture and installation of stainless steel fruitprocessing machinery for North America’s fruit and vegetable industry. Waycon Manufacturing Ltd. . | Revenue: $8 million HQ: Penticton, British Columbia | Employees: 55 Specialty: Custom steel fabrication and assembly LOOKING FOR INNOVATION Since its earliest days, Waycon Manufacturing has been committed to the re- search and development of new and innovative products. Today, the company specializes in custom steel fabrication and assembly within its 30,000-squarefoot facility. The facility includes an inhouse CNC plasma table, water jet table, three CNC brakes and a sandblast/wet paint finishing booth. It also has an extensive machine shop, which houses seven CNC machining centers, two manual milling machines and three manual lathes with up to 56-inch swing capacity. 64

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Energy & Mining International - Summer 2012
Wind Financing
Latin American Energy
Mining Developments
Wabash Mfg. Inc.
Mega Precious Metals
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Rainy River Resources Ltd.
Canada Energy
Gear Energy
Manitok Energy Inc.
Chieftain Metals
IC Potash
Nyrstar Langlois Mine
Phoenix Technology Services Inc.
Waycon Manufacturing Ltd.
Tuscany International Drilling
Latin America Focus
Canacol Energy
Orosur Mining
Lithium One Inc.
Cabo Drilling (Panama) Corp.
Continental Gold Ltd.
Guyana Oil Co. Ltd.
Batero Gold Corp.
The Williston Basin
Primary Petroleum
Sanjel Corp.
Summit Energy Services
Kengor Metals LLC
Stone Energy
Holloway Pipe
McFarren Group – Appalachian Transload Services
Trumbull Corp.
De-Cal Mechanical
Buck’s Fabricating
ITI Trailers & Truck Bodies
Hamilton Machine/ ValTek Industries
Rodenberg Diversified LLC
Mazzella Lifting Technologies
Independence Excavating
Magna-Solutions LLC
Blackhawk Specialty Tools LLC
MinExpo 2012
Rail-Veyor Technologies
STW Technic
RAM Enterprise
Miner Elastomer Products Corp.
McElroy Manufacturing
REICHdrill Inc.
Gunnebo Johnson Corp.
The Timken Co.
K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems Inc.
Schroeder Industries
The Reinforced Earth Co.
Geoprobe Systems®
Sumitomo Pogo Mine LLC – Pogo Mine
Power Service Inc.
National Pump Co.
Peak Oilfield Service Co.
TonaTec Exploration
Xtreme Oil & Gas Inc.
White Tiger Gold
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.
Lydford Mining Co.
MFM Industries Inc.
Crescent Companies
Tri State Tank
Aquila Resources
Armstrong Coal
EnerJex Resources Inc.
Sanchez Energy Corp.
Chatham Steel Corp.
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