Successful ITMA 2023 Paves the Way for Exciting Future for Canadian and Central American Divisions
The ITMA 2023 event, which took place from June 8th to 14th, has been a resounding success for our Canadian and Central American Divisions. Representatives from these divisions, Wilfredo Urrutia and Marc Lemieux, had the distinct pleasure of meeting with a multitude of their valued customers during this globally acclaimed textile exhibition.
The event provided a platform for fostering strong relationships, sharing industry insights, and showcasing our commitment to innovation and quality. Through engaging conversations and the exchange of ideas, our teams were able to gain valuable insights into the evolving needs of our customers.
The success achieved at ITMA 2023 has set a strong foundation for our future endeavors. We are excited to build on these positive experiences and the connections established during this event as we continue to serve our clients with excellence.
As we look ahead, mark your calendars for the next ITMA meeting, scheduled to take place from September 16th to 22nd, 2027, in the vibrant city of Hanover, Germany. We are eagerly anticipating this upcoming opportunity to connect with industry leaders, share our latest innovations, and strengthen our partnerships.
Stay tuned for more updates on our journey towards ITMA 2027 and the continued success of our Canadian and Central American Divisions. We are committed to providing the best solutions and service to meet the evolving needs of our valued customers.
Hockey World Championship
Crowther & Wood ltd. represented at ISBHF 2023 Masters Ball Hockey World Championship
Crowther & Wood Ltd. proudly had Dario D’Andrea, Vice President and Co-Owner, as Italy's representative at the recent ISBHF 2023 Men’s Masters World Championship in Buffalo, NY.
The International Street & Ball Hockey Federation (ISBHF) serves as the global governing body for the sport of Street and ball Hockey. This organization is registered in Prague, Czech Republic, as a non-profit entity (Reg. No. 63832992) and brings together national organizations from across the world. You can find out more about ISBHF at [https://isbhf.com/about/about-isbhf/](https://isbhf.com/about/about-isbhf/).
The Men’s Masters Tournament is a biennial event that showcases the finest ball hockey players aged over 35 from around the world. This year's competition unfolded from August 30th to September 3rd at RiverWorks, a scenic waterfront venue that combines boating, sports, music, and entertainment along the Buffalo River.
A total of 10 countries participated in the tournament, including Canada, USA, Great Britain, Italy, Bermuda, Haiti, Greece, Slovakia, Portugal, and Canada Saskatchewan. The tournament was fiercely competitive, culminating in a gold medal victory for Canada over the USA. Italy faced elimination by Greece in the quarter-finals, following an intense shootout, despite holding a 4-2 lead in the third period. Greece went on to secure the bronze medal.
Dario D’Andrea shared his thoughts on the experience, saying, "It was a disappointing loss, but all in all, an incredible experience for me. To represent my country of origin was a true honor and a memory I will cherish for a very long time. I'm immensely grateful to have shared this moment with the incredible staff and teammates, and I hope to have the opportunity to represent Italy again in future championships."
For additional information and complete tournament results, you can visit the following link: https://stats.isbhf.com/tournament/43
Crowther & Wood ltd has been a proud distributor of Klein Cutlery for many years.
Originally founded in 1952 under the name Expert Cutlery, this growing manufacturer of scissors and shears initially employed five men who turned out approximately 600 pair of shears per week. About 28 different styles of shears were manufactured, produced by large grinding wheels with a gas-heated lead pot used for the heat-treating process.
The Expert Cutlery name was changed to Heritage Cutlery in 1978. The company continued to grow and invest in state of the art equipment, such as CNC (computer numerical control) machine grinders and electronically controlled salt furnaces for heat-treating.
In September 2007, Heritage Cutlery was acquired by and began operating under the name Klein Cutlery, LLC. Klein Cutlery is an affiliate of Klein Tools, Inc., a leading manufacturer of hand tools and occupational equipment for professional tradesman.
The Company has not only manufactured the same high quality barber shears since 1952 but has grown to become the largest U.S. manufacturer of hot-forged scissors and shears for a wide variety of markets including textiles, sewing, poultry, electronics, fiber optics and pet grooming.
To know more, visit their website: www.kleincutlery.com
IQ POWER WIRELESS LINK
VIA INDUSTRIAL BLUETOOTH
IQ Power Wireless Link was designed as a cable replacement kit that wirelessly allows devices to communicate. It eliminates long and costly cable runs providing much easier and cleaner installations. Additionally, it allows for static control monitoring in places where mounting was previously impossible, such as on turret winders. It works independently of and won’t appear on WiFi networks because it operates as industrial Bluetooth.
Wire Rope Lubricants
Vickers Oils are bringing to the market four new wire rope lubricants along with introducing their well-known
BIOGREASE EP2 to the non-marine market.
Two penetrating lubricants, VICKERLUBE BIO LV WRL, the biodegradable low viscosity wire rope lubricant and its mineral equivalent VICKERLUBE LV WRL are being introduced to the marine and non-marine sectors.
Also, VICKERLUBE HV WRL and VICKERLUBE BIO WRL ,the two mineral and biodegradable coating lubricants that can penetrate slightly and seal the outside of the cable from moisture, reducing wear, rust, and corrosion, will also be available in the range.
Crowther & Wood / Vickers new warehouse in Dominican Republic
We are pleased to announce that we are in the process to open a new warehouse in Dominican Republic for the distribution our Vickers lubricants for the textile industry. At the end of November, our first container will have been delivered.
We have been doing business with a major customer in Dominican Republic for several years, but the recent demand for our products in that country have made us go ahead with warehousing there for logistic reasons.
Crowther & Wood and Vickers are committed to serve their customers locally and effectively.
Introducing the new IQ Power™ Fantom HL Blower from Simco-Ion
Simco-Ion is proud to announce the launch of the first HL Smart Ionizing Blower. The IQ Power™ Fantom HL Blower is the first smart, ionizing air blower designed for static elimination in hazardous locations and is compatible with the IQ Power™ Control Station for monitoring and communication.
In Central America
“Our Crowther & Wood team is proud to announce the opening of their division in San Pedro Sula, Honduras to cover the Central America market.
Wilfredo Urrutia has been promoted as manager for this new market. Crowther &Wood have been in business in Honduras since 2005 and the opening of this office was the crucial step for the development of this market.”
THE IQ POWER FANTOM
This newest addition
Simco-Ion is proud to introduce the IQ Power FantomTM Wide-Format Ionizing Blower. This newest addition to the IQ Power family brings the advanced technology of IQ Power to blowers, offering superior ionization performance.
The Fantom is a game changer for the blower market Not only is the performance unparalleled but also remote monitoring capabilities with the Control Station put it in a class of it's own.
Performance features include:
Extended range effective up to 20', 600 CFM max air volume, Remote on/off, easy remote automatic self-cleaning, monitoring capabilities with Control Station, fault/warning, power indicators, provides balanced ionization, replaceable ionizer assembly.
Linking with the Control Station provides a remote way of controlling the Fantom's features.
New Team Member Joins the Ranks at Our Company
In a significant stride towards enhancing our customer service and internal sales capabilities, we are delighted to introduce our latest addition, Fabien Camille, who officially became a part of our team in September 2023.
With a strong educational background and a proven track record in delivering exceptional customer experiences, Fabien is poised to take the reins of our customer service department and lead our internal sales efforts.
Fabien's journey into our company promises to bring a fresh perspective, dedication, and expertise that will undoubtedly elevate our standards of service. We are excited to welcome him and are confident that his contribution will play a pivotal role in our continued commitment to excellence.
Join us in extending a warm welcome to Fabien as he takes on his new role and becomes an integral part of our company's dynamic and growing team. Together, we look forward to reaching new heights and providing our valued clients with even more exceptional service and support.
Crowther & Wood Ltd Expansion in Central America
To better serve its clients in Central America, Crowther & Wood Ltd is proud to announce the opening of their new office location in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
Crowther & Wood División Centroamérica S. de R. L.
Nuevos Horizontes Business Center
Ave. Principal, 1era Calle, Rancho El Coco
Piso 11 Oficina #10, San Pedro Sula, Honduras
CLEANFLEX Easy Ionization Gun
The Cleanflex Easy Ionization Gun is designed with unique features to clean electrostatically charged surfaces or parts. With a 24 VDC built-in power supply, the Cleanflex Easy eliminates the need for cumbersome high voltage cables and separate power supply unit. The full hand trigger allows for easy control of air flow without the strain to one finger. With the specially designed opening of the nozzle, the Cleanflex Easy Gun produces a very compact air stream with lower noise and reduced air consumption when compared to other anti-static guns.
NEW Teknek product
NARROW WEB CLEANING POUR PRESSE DIGITALE HP
For full list of Teknek products, please follow these links:
Contact Web Cleaning:
Rollers & Adhesive:
Contact Sheet Cleaning:
Agreement with Trascar, an Italian company from Modena
Crowther & Wood are proud to announce that they have reached an exclusive agreement with Trascar, an Italian company from Modena. Trascra offer a full line for automation and logistics in several types of industries, such as food, pharmaceutical, textiles, paper, plastics, etc.
Trascar is alrady seen as a leader in this field in several countries and hope that Canada can be added to this list.
Crowther & Wood / Vickers new warehouse in El Salvador
We are pleased to announce that we are in the process to open a new warehouse in El Salvador for the distribution our Vickers lubricants for the textile industry. At the beginning of December, our first container will have been delivered.
The recent agreement with a major customer in El Salvador have helped us making this decision for logistical reasons.
Crowther & Wood and Vickers are committed to serve their customers locally and effectively.
Empowering Latin American communities through sustainable projects
Throughout the years, we have been very well treated by our customers in Honduras. This is why this year we have decided to help a good cause in this country.
Through this foundation we will help fund the salaries of the teachers of this project.
CROWTHER & WOOD LTD
Merge of Our 2 Companies
In 2005 we acquired W.S WOOD ASSOCIATES from Cambridge, ON. This company was operated separately.
On March 1st 2019, we have merge the activities of the 2 companies under a new name, CROWTHER & WOOD LTD based in Longueuil, QC.
We firmly believe that this merge will streamline our structure and help us to better serve you.
SINCE MARCH 1st 2019
MARC LEMIEUX & FRANÇOIS CONNER WILL BE PRESENT
AT THE ITMA IN BARCELONA
You can reach Marc at + 1 (416) 994.8651 and François at +1 (514) 816.9803. It will be a pleasure to meet you in Barcelona from June 20th to 24th.