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H AV L I K G E A R SPRING 2013 CAN ADA Geared for Growth Doubling its capacity and diversifying its capabilities are making Havlik Gear more relevant to its customers. Havlik Gear specializes in custom gears for the mining industry and other sectors.. • E M I Cambridge, Ontario “The mining community is growing in South America so there is a demand for products related to gearing.” // JOHN HAVLIK, president The company specializes in open The motto “bigger is better” has gearing, special gearing, replacement never been truer at Havlik Gear than it is gearing, bevel and worm gearing, gear today. As a division of Havlik Machinery units and gear grinding of all sizes. Its Inc., which has been around for 100 custom-made work serves the mining years, Havlik Gear has made great industry, both on the field and in the prostrides to diversify and increase its busi- cessing plant. It also manufacturers gear ness over the last five years. components for the metallurgical, chem[ BY JAMIE MORGAN ] PROFILE Havlik Gear | Headquarters: Cambridge, Ontario | Specialty: Custom gears ical, rubber, cement, energy, steel and transportation industries. In 2009, the Cambridge, Ontariobased company doubled its footprint so it could house a host of new equipment including large fix-axis boring mills, large horizontal CNC turning lathes, large vertical CNC turning lathes, and a large CNC gear grinder. With the newly doubled footprint, President John Havlik says the company also has doubled its sales. “Our reasoning for purchasing the proper large capital equipment is that it would make the manufacturing of mining jobs more efficient, more accurate and allow us to do larger capacities,” Havlik says. “We wanted to foster and take on more growth. We knew there was potential to increase our business if we did expand our capabilities.” STAYING COMPETITIVE The new machines allow Havlik Gear to respond to the major demands coming from the mining community, which is all about efficiency. Havlik Gear’s clients are looking for suppliers who can do more parts in less time but still at a high quality. 157

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Washington, D.C.
Independent Exploration
Drilling Down
Pipeline Infrastructure
Marine Oil Terminals
Eagle Ford Shale
Monterey Shale
Marcellus Shale
Bakken Shale
Monitoring Fracking
Compliance Abroad
Public/Private Sales
Qv21 Technologies
PVR Partners LP
Lake Truck Lines
Aurcana/Rio Grande Mining Co. – Shafter Mine
Ruder Ware
Legacy Steel Buildings
Mineral Park Mine/Mercator Minerals Ltd.
Hearn Trucking LLC
John Fithian Contracting Co.
Chemex LLC
Global Diving & Salvage Inc.
Gold Spur Trucking
TAM International Inc.
Industrial Minerals Focus
The Mouat Company
Hi-Crush Partners
Mill Creek Sand and Gravel/Peaskie Minerals
Del Sol Industrial Services Inc.
Market & Johnson
Fortress Proppants
Canada Focus
Strategic Oil & Gas
Copper Fox Metals
Standard Machine
Gold Reach Resources
Treasury Metals Inc.
Canadian Zinc
Havlik Gear
The Final Shot

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