Daily Archives: November 17, 2013

Huron East businesses big winners at Huron County’s ‘Manufacturing Excellence Awards’

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 “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”

It gives the Municipality of Huron East great pleasure to congratulate the following businesses recognized in a variety of categories at the 8th Annual Huron Manufacturing Association Awards of Excellence Dinner held Thursday, November 14, 2013 in Seaforth, Ontario. We invite you to take the time to explore the work presently being undertaken in our community. It’s worth the investment.

And the winners are…….

Sun-North Systems Ltd.

“Manufacturer of the Year ~ Employer of the Year ~ Exporter”


Located in Seaforth Ontairo, Sun-North Systems Ltd. is the leading international manufacturer, distributor and installer of Natural Ventilation products. They have installed their systems under very diverse climate conditions ranging from barns in the arid conditions of the Middle East to the frigid Arctic Circle as well as in the moderates of Russia, China, Australia and North America.

 Progressive Turf Equipment Inc.

“Innovative Product ~ Corporate Citizenship”


Progressive Turf Equipment, located in Seaforth Ontario, has been a leader in the industry for over 30 years producing specialized grass cutting equipment for golf courses, sod producers, municipalities for grounds care, sports turf maintenance and professional landscapers. As the technological innovator in the industry and the leader in new product development, demand for Progressive Turf Equipment is worldwide – where ever grass grows!

Concrete Design Systems Ltd.

“Innovative Manufacturer”

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Specializing in noise barrier and retaining wall systems, Design Concrete Systems of Seaforth is a leading precast manufacturer with over 30 years of service in the industry. Their CSA certified facilities provide quality precast products trusted by many, also serving the agricultural industry and green energy market. Serving Canada and the USA, Design Concrete Systems specialize in serving clients from Southwestern Ontario to Toronto, Windsor, London and Kitchener.

Composite Creations

“Green Leader”

Aerospace Photo Gallery -_Page_1 Composite Creations is a cutting-edge composites manufacturer with customer satisfaction and quality products at its heart. Run by husband and wife team, Andy and Paula Phillips, operating in the Village of Vanastra, serving customers across Canada and into the United States. Andy has extensive and continuously updated knowledge and experience in multiple industries, and his work is known for exceeding the high expectations of his clients. His work is also known for being indestructible while still being as lightweight as possible.


“Junior Manufacturer of the Year”

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Rosella Resin is owned and operated by Jessica & Gwynne Burgess, two sisters from Seaforth Ontario, who love making wearable works of art. While living in Melbourne, Australia, Jessica took a mould making and casting course and around the same time developed a serious feather-collecting habit. Upon returning to Canada, she taught Gwynne everything she knew. With Gwynne’s superior eye for design Rosella Resin was born. The company is named after the beautiful Australian parrot.