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by:Max Apparel     2020-09-14
CAMBRIDGE-When workers across Canada wear safety equipment, whether it\'s working gloves, respirator, safety vests, goggles, earmuffs, work clothes or seat belts, they may have made contact with a Cambridge company, the company has boomed in more than 30 years of economic turmoil.
McCormick glove safety
It has been growing and has recently added about 1 million cubic feet of space to its distribution center, doubling the facility size at the company\'s headquarters in Jamieson Parkway.
David Haq said: \"The business continues to grow and we have been putting products into storage containers for a long time, but after about 80 storage containers, we decided we needed to add the son of John Haq, the founder of the company.
The ceiling of the facility is over 12-
High, steel rack stacked with thousands of boxes of products, bar-
Coding so that they can be tracked in real time when they are shipped to Canada.
The factory has inventory worth about $18 million to $20 million on hand to ensure that orders can always be completed, Harker said.
Customers include large industries such as Toyota and Maple Leaf Foods, as well as retailers such as hardware chain stores.
The company has 125 employees in Canada.
About half of them are in Cambridge, where everything is done from marketing to sourcing.
McCormick also has facilities in bouchville.
Winnipeg, Edmonton and Surrey. C.
David\'s father, John Haq, is the grandson of Joseph Haq, who founded the Haq glove company in kirchna in the 1900 s.
In 1979, John set up a partnership with the family of George Henderson in Montreal and started mccodick gloves and safety.
Mccodick\'s name comes from an already existing Henderson family business, but the Henderson family eventually sold their shares to Haq and some of his employees.
John retired today, but remains a shareholder.
His sons David and Phil are shareholders and executives of the company.
Paul, another son, runs his own business and is also a shareholder of mccadiq.
There are also employee shareholders, including John Bouctsis, market manager, and Bryan Kugler, overseas purchasing manager.
\"This is a family and employee owned business and we put a lot of effort into succession planning because we want to build and grow this business to the end,\" said David Haq . \".
Business started in a square 2,500 square.
Walking facilities on Franklin Avenue.
At that time, it focused on imported working gloves, mainly sold to the industry in this field.
John Haq then diversified the company to produce a variety of other safety products.
It has developed its own main brand and become the pillar of the business.
\"The workaholic brand has always been our reputation,\" said David Haq, adding that all the catalogues and promotional materials for the brand are in-
Cambridge House
Vice President Steven Cumsky
The chief financial officer said the brand maintained the company\'s stability during the recession in 2008.
With the industry cutting orders, it\'s hard for distribution companies to get out of recession, \"but it\'s also an opportunity for us,\" Kamski said . \".
The Workhorse brand entered at a lower cost, \"giving customers another option.
The company has more than 5,000 different products, about 1,100 of which are products of the Workhorse brand, including \"head-to-toe protection.
\"The company is a distributor of big companies like 3 m and DuPont.
It has about 300 suppliers in North America and overseas.
Most manufacturing is done overseas, such as Hong Kong, China, Pakistan, India, Dubai, Thailand and Bangladesh.
For some products from overseas, no matter what happens in the world, there is more than one supplier to guarantee the supply.
\"We have inspectors entering overseas factories on a regular basis to ensure that our products are tested and the quality remains the same,\" Huck said . \".
When the product arrives at Cambridge, they pass independent checks and standards
Approval process.
The company\'s focus on safety equipment has been a success, says Haq.
Many competitors sell everything from brooms to power tools, he says, and safety equipment is a sideline.
\"We chose to stay in the security field and continue to be professionals in the security field.
\"We want to focus on our main brand products, which gives us an advantage,\" Huck said . \".
He also attributed the success of the company to the way the management team and employees work together.
\"Our people are our strength,\" he said . \"
Rsimone @ township enterprises.
Concord glove safety
Cambridge519-400 Jamison Avenue651-2233 www. mccordick.
ComEmployees: 125 Cambridge-when workers across Canada wear safety equipment, falls can be prevented whether it\'s working gloves, respirator, safety vest, goggles, earmuffs, work clothes or safety belts, they may have made contact with a Cambridge company that has thrived in more than 30 years of economic turmoil.
McCormick glove safety
It has been growing and has recently added about 1 million cubic feet of space to its distribution center, doubling the facility size at the company\'s headquarters in Jamieson Parkway.
David Haq said: \"The business continues to grow and we have been putting products into storage containers for a long time, but after about 80 storage containers, we decided we needed to add the son of John Haq, the founder of the company.
The ceiling of the facility is over 12-
High, steel rack stacked with thousands of boxes of products, bar-
Coding so that they can be tracked in real time when they are shipped to Canada.
The factory has inventory worth about $18 million to $20 million on hand to ensure that orders can always be completed, Harker said.
Customers include large industries such as Toyota and Maple Leaf Foods, as well as retailers such as hardware chain stores.
The company has 125 employees in Canada.
About half of them are in Cambridge, where everything is done from marketing to sourcing.
McCormick also has facilities in bouchville.
Winnipeg, Edmonton and Surrey. C.
David\'s father, John Haq, is the grandson of Joseph Haq, who founded the Haq glove company in kirchna in the 1900 s.
In 1979, John set up a partnership with the family of George Henderson in Montreal and started mccodick gloves and safety.
Mccodick\'s name comes from an already existing Henderson family business, but the Henderson family eventually sold their shares to Haq and some of his employees.
John retired today, but remains a shareholder.
His sons David and Phil are shareholders and executives of the company.
Paul, another son, runs his own business and is also a shareholder of mccadiq.
There are also employee shareholders, including John Bouctsis, market manager, and Bryan Kugler, overseas purchasing manager.
\"This is a family and employee owned business and we put a lot of effort into succession planning because we want to build and grow this business to the end,\" said David Haq . \".
Business started in a square 2,500 square.
Walking facilities on Franklin Avenue.
At that time, it focused on imported working gloves, mainly sold to the industry in this field.
John Haq then diversified the company to produce a variety of other safety products.
It has developed its own main brand and become the pillar of the business.
\"The workaholic brand has always been our reputation,\" said David Haq, adding that all the catalogues and promotional materials for the brand are in-
Cambridge House
Vice President Steven Cumsky
The chief financial officer said the brand maintained the company\'s stability during the recession in 2008.
With the industry cutting orders, it\'s hard for distribution companies to get out of recession, \"but it\'s also an opportunity for us,\" Kamski said . \".
The Workhorse brand entered at a lower cost, \"giving customers another option.
The company has more than 5,000 different products, about 1,100 of which are products of the Workhorse brand, including \"head-to-toe protection.
\"The company is a distributor of big companies like 3 m and DuPont.
It has about 300 suppliers in North America and overseas.
Most manufacturing is done overseas, such as Hong Kong, China, Pakistan, India, Dubai, Thailand and Bangladesh.
For some products from overseas, no matter what happens in the world, there is more than one supplier to guarantee the supply.
\"We have inspectors entering overseas factories on a regular basis to ensure that our products are tested and the quality remains the same,\" Huck said . \".
When the product arrives at Cambridge, they pass independent checks and standards
Approval process.
The company\'s focus on safety equipment has been a success, says Haq.
Many competitors sell everything from brooms to power tools, he says, and safety equipment is a sideline.
\"We chose to stay in the security field and continue to be professionals in the security field.
\"We want to focus on our main brand products, which gives us an advantage,\" Huck said . \".
He also attributed the success of the company to the way the management team and employees work together.
\"Our people are our strength,\" he said . \"
Rsimone @ township enterprises.
Concord glove safety
Cambridge519-400 Jamison Avenue651-2233 www. mccordick.
ComEmployees: 125 Cambridge-when workers across Canada wear safety equipment, falls can be prevented whether it\'s working gloves, respirator, safety vest, goggles, earmuffs, work clothes or safety belts, they may have made contact with a Cambridge company that has thrived in more than 30 years of economic turmoil.
McCormick glove safety
It has been growing and has recently added about 1 million cubic feet of space to its distribution center, doubling the facility size at the company\'s headquarters in Jamieson Parkway.
David Haq said: \"The business continues to grow and we have been putting products into storage containers for a long time, but after about 80 storage containers, we decided we needed to add the son of John Haq, the founder of the company.
The ceiling of the facility is over 12-
High, steel rack stacked with thousands of boxes of products, bar-
Coding so that they can be tracked in real time when they are shipped to Canada.
The factory has inventory worth about $18 million to $20 million on hand to ensure that orders can always be completed, Harker said.
Customers include large industries such as Toyota and Maple Leaf Foods, as well as retailers such as hardware chain stores.
The company has 125 employees in Canada.
About half of them are in Cambridge, where everything is done from marketing to sourcing.
McCormick also has facilities in bouchville.
Winnipeg, Edmonton and Surrey. C.
David\'s father, John Haq, is the grandson of Joseph Haq, who founded the Haq glove company in kirchna in the 1900 s.
In 1979, John set up a partnership with the family of George Henderson in Montreal and started mccodick gloves and safety.
Mccodick\'s name comes from an already existing Henderson family business, but the Henderson family eventually sold their shares to Haq and some of his employees.
John retired today, but remains a shareholder.
His sons David and Phil are shareholders and executives of the company.
Paul, another son, runs his own business and is also a shareholder of mccadiq.
There are also employee shareholders, including John Bouctsis, market manager, and Bryan Kugler, overseas purchasing manager.
\"This is a family and employee owned business and we put a lot of effort into succession planning because we want to build and grow this business to the end,\" said David Haq . \".
Business started in a square 2,500 square.
Walking facilities on Franklin Avenue.
At that time, it focused on imported working gloves, mainly sold to the industry in this field.
John Haq then diversified the company to produce a variety of other safety products.
It has developed its own main brand and become the pillar of the business.
\"The workaholic brand has always been our reputation,\" said David Haq, adding that all the catalogues and promotional materials for the brand are in-
Cambridge House
Vice President Steven Cumsky
The chief financial officer said the brand maintained the company\'s stability during the recession in 2008.
With the industry cutting orders, it\'s hard for distribution companies to get out of recession, \"but it\'s also an opportunity for us,\" Kamski said . \".
The Workhorse brand entered at a lower cost, \"giving customers another option.
The company has more than 5,000 different products, about 1,100 of which are products of the Workhorse brand, including \"head-to-toe protection.
\"The company is a distributor of big companies like 3 m and DuPont.
It has about 300 suppliers in North America and overseas.
Most manufacturing is done overseas, such as Hong Kong, China, Pakistan, India, Dubai, Thailand and Bangladesh.
For some products from overseas, no matter what happens in the world, there is more than one supplier to guarantee the supply.
\"We have inspectors entering overseas factories on a regular basis to ensure that our products are tested and the quality remains the same,\" Huck said . \".
When the product arrives at Cambridge, they pass independent checks and standards
Approval process.
The company\'s focus on safety equipment has been a success, says Haq.
Many competitors sell everything from brooms to power tools, he says, and safety equipment is a sideline.
\"We chose to stay in the security field and continue to be professionals in the security field.
\"We want to focus on our main brand products, which gives us an advantage,\" Huck said . \".
He also attributed the success of the company to the way the management team and employees work together.
\"Our people are our strength,\" he said . \"
Rsimone @ township enterprises.
Concord glove safety
Cambridge519-400 Jamison Avenue651-2233 www. mccordick.
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