Wolfgang Fitzner

Wolfgang Fitzner

Wolfgang and Angela Fitzner 2014

Wolfgang and Angela Fitzner 2014

Marc Fitzner

Marc Fitzner ~1981

Marc Fitzner & Paula Guy 2019

Marc Fitzner & Paula Guy 2019

1979 Calmec registered as corporation, operating out of 2,500 sq. ft. unit in Mississauga, Ontario Owned by Wolfgang and Angela Fitzner
1982 Moved next door to 5,000 sq. ft. unit on Slough Street, Mississauga From custom machinery to newly designed belting machinery.
1984 Knocked down part of the adjacent wall to create 7,500 sq. ft. of operations Automotive machining centers and testing equipment added to the portfolio.
1987 1st computer – 386 with 1MB RAM, 1.2MB floppy, 42 MB hard drive, MS-DOS 3.21, Wordperfect, Foxbase Total with tax = $8,908.82
1987 Designed and produced new generation Armoring Machine, and began initial manufacturing of equipment for the Wire & Cable industry. Very successful introduction to the industry. 9 Armoring lines produced over the next 2 years.
1989 Moved into a brand new facility almost twice the size (13,000 sq. ft.) in Mississauga, Dixie/Derry. Increased capabilities for larger orders, with increased number of employees
1993 1st shipment of Armoring equipment to Russia 5 lines shipped to Russia over the next few years
1996 1st CNC machining center – Haas VF-2 mill Introduction to the latest manufacturing technologies
2006 Marc Fitzner became sole owner and President of Calmec Wolfgang & Angela Fitzner began their retirement after 27 years
2008 Marc’s wife Paula Guy joined Calmec Provided another level of upper management; added strategic focus, process improvements
2010 Decision to focus on Wire & Cable equipment manufacturing, and specialize in the Armoring process Resulted in a gradual and continuous incline in Sales volumes over the next 5 years
2013 Designed and produced 1st patent pending Dual Strip CT2 Armoring Machine Next generation of Armoring equipment is realized
2014 1st Dual Strip CT2 Armoring line is shipped December, 2014 3 complete CT2 lines shipped over the next few years
2015 Moved to a new facility, twice the size (26,800 sq. ft.) in Mississauga Building completely refurbished an upgraded for manufacturing
2018 Produced 1st Dual Strip CT2-32 Armoring Machine for building wire production Huge potential for this impressive and compact Armoring machine, resulting in considerable interest from major cable manufacturers
2019 Calmec is 40! Calmec is Incorporated for 40 years.  September 26, 1979 to 2019