See you at ASLRRA 2017 April 22-25 Grapevine, TX
Tue. April 18, 2017
American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association annual convention and exhibition will be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas from April 22-25, 2017.
See you at the show.
Polycorp Profile Rubber & Plastics News April 3, 2017
Mon. April 3, 2017
Peter Snucins, President & CEO Polycorp Ltd., was interviewed to discuss how the five year investment project and Ontario Jobs and Prosperity Fund Grant, will allow Polycorp to strengthen its innovative product offerings and increase its global competitiveness.
"We focus on solutions, not being everything to everyone. Our role is to fix problems. We also do everything we can to maintain a high level of quality of the products we sell, because that quality is one of our big differentiators." - Peter Snucins
Rubber--Plastics-News-April-2017.pdf (3.75 MB)
Ontario Partners with Polycorp Ltd. to Expand Operations
Mon. March 13, 2017
Ontario is partnering with Polycorp Ltd. to support a multi-million dollar expansion at its Elora manufacturing facility to support future growth and increase its international presence.
At a press conference on March 13, 2017 in Elora, Liz Sandals, MPP for Guelph, announced that Ontario will be investing up to $2.5M through the Jobs and Prosperity Fund for this project.
"Our government is pleased to support Polycorp's expansion plans. These efforts allow Polycorp to strengthen its innovative product offerings and increase its global competitiveness. Ontario is committed to strategic partnerships like this, which help create jobs and build a competitive business environment." - Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development
Ontario Helps Leading Manufactuer Create and Protect Jobs in Elora
Elora's Polycorp Plans $17M Expansion
See you at Phosphates 2017 March 13-15 Tampa, Florida
Fri. February 17, 2017
Phosphates 2017 Conference & Exhibition brings together experts and decision makers from the leading companies within the fertilizer, industrial and feed phosphate industries to network with other organizations that define phosphate supply and demand.
Since 2013, the Phosphates conference has been held annually. Phosphates 2017, the 10th in the series, will be held on March 13-15 2017 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside in Tampa, Florida.
Visit us at RailTech 2017 in Utrecht, Netherlands 28-30 March 2017
Thu. February 9, 2017
RailTech Europe 2017 will be held at the Jaarbeurs Convention & Exhibition Centre in Utecht, The Netherlands from March 28th to 30th.
The event is organized in cooperation with the Dutch Railways (NS), Dutch Infrastructure manager (ProRail) and railway associations: Holland Rail Industry, Railforum and The Royal Dutch Transport Federation (KNV). Over 7,500 international railway professionals are expected.
Visit us at the ETS Spoor booth
Visit us at NACE 2017 March 27-30 New Orleans, LA
Fri. February 17, 2017
NACE International's Annual Conference and Exposition, CORROSION 2017, brings together more than 6,000 leaders from industry, government, and academia who convene to discuss the latest technologies and issues and make decisions on the most effective means of corrosion prevention.
CORROSION 2017 will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Ernst N. Morial Convention Center from March 27-30, 2017.
Visit us at Booth #702
Polycorp Named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for the Sixth Consecutive Year
Fri. January 6, 2017
Polycorp Ltd. is proud to announce that it has requalified at the Gold Standard designation as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2016.
Since having been selected as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2011, Polycorp has requalified every year since, achieving Gold Standard designation in 2014.
This prestigious award is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and MacKay CEO Forums.
Established in 1993, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian companies that have implemented world class business practices and created value in innovative ways. Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel on how they address various business challenges, including new technologies, globalization, brand management, leadership, leveraging and developing core competencies, designing information systems,
and hiring the best talent to facilitate and support growth.
Polycorp Awarded 2016 Ontario Export Award for the Manufacturing & Resources Category
Tue. November 22, 2016
Polycorp Ltd. is proud to announce being selected the winner of the 2016 Ontario Export Award for the Manufacturing & Resources. This marks the third consecutive year, Polycorp has been recognized by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME).
The 2016 Ontario Export Award winners were announced on November 22 at the Ontario Export Awards Gala Awards Ceremony.
The Ontario Export Awards are the province’s most prestigious awards paying tribute to the success and innovative approaches of Ontario export companies. Extending across industries and including both rural and urban representation, the awards are a celebration of the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economy.
Visit us at Booth 615 SME 2017 Annual Conference & Exhibition February 19-22 Denver, Colorado
Wed. February 8, 2017
The Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Conference & Exhibition and the CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference will be held in Denver, Colorado from February 19 to 22, 2017.
The 2017 SME Annual Conference & Expo and CMA 119th National Western Mining Conference provides a forum for more than 6,500 industry professionals, from across the world, to share innovative ideas, best practices and cutting-edge research in more than 120 sessions along with an expansive marketplace of more than 650 exhibiting companies.
Visit us at Booth #615
Polycorp to Present a Technical Paper at 2017 CMP Conference January 17-19 Ottawa, Ontario
Thu. December 22, 2016
The 49th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors (CMP) Conference will be held in Ottawa, Ontario at the Westin Hotel from January 17 to 19, 2017.
Polycorp will be presenting a joint paper with Hudbay Minerals Inc. titled "Rubber Liners in the Service of Large Diameter Ball Mill at Hudbay, Constancia Mine, Peru" on Tuesday January 17, 2017 at 11:15 am.
See you at CMP 2017
Polycorp-CMP-2017-Paper-Abstract.pdf (1.12 MB)
See you at NRC 2017 January 8-11, 2017 Boca Raton, Florida
Wed. December 21, 2016
The annual National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC) conference and Railway Engineering Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) exhibition will be held in Boca Raton from January 8-11, 2017.
See you at the show.
Polycorp is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Private Business Growth Awards
Tue. November 8, 2016
Polycorp Ltd., the 2014 Private Business Growth Award winner, is proud to be a sponsor of the 2016 Private Business Awards sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
The award recognizes the integral role Canada’s private businesses play in Canada’s economy by celebrating the success of those that have implemented strategic growth.
Polycorp listed on the 2016 Profit 500 ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies
Mon. November 7, 2016
Polycorp Ltd. is proud to be recognized for the fourth consecutive year as one of PROFIT 500: Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies in 2016.
Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 500 profiles the country’s most successful growth companies.
Polycorp Profit 500 Profile
Plant Magazine May/June 2016 - How Polycorp Does It In Challenging Markets
Thu. June 23, 2016
Peter Snucins, President & CEO Polycorp Ltd., discusses how approximately 80% of Polycorp products are exported around the world, many times to less than desirable locales, in the May/June 2016 issue of Plant Magazine,
Plant-Magazine-May-June-2016.pdf (1.4 MB)
ETS Spoor Innovation Fair June 2, 2016 Purmerend, Netherlands
Tue. June 21, 2016
ETS Spoor, Polycorp's agent in Netherlands for Transportation Systems, hosted an Innovation Symposia & Fair on June 2nd 2016 at their new offices in Purmerend, Netherlands.
Polycorp's new "Plug & Play Solution System" for Embedded Track was presented. The system allows for installing fully assembled 18m track segments and turnouts that not only address European requirements, but also reduce downtime associated to track installation. The modular design allows for customizing Noise & Vibration and Electrical Isolation reqiurements.
Polycorp named Large Business of the Year by the Centre of Wellington Chamber of Commerce
Wed. June 1, 2016
Polycorp Ltd. was named Large Business of the Year, at the Centre of Wellington Chamber of Commerce Business Awards of Excellence held on May 17, 2016 at the Fergus Grand Theatre.
The award recognizes businesses that have made a significant and lasting contribution to the people of the Township of Centre of Wellington.
Centre-Wellington-Mayor-Kelly-Linton.pdf (763.8 KB)
Ted-Arnott-MPP-Wellington-Halton-Hills.pdf (370.6 KB)
Hon-Michael-Chong-MP-Wellington-Halton-Hills.pdf (384.3 KB)
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe met with Peter Snucins during his recent Trade Mission to Canada
Fri. May 27, 2016
Terry Richard McAuliffe, the 72nd Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, US, and Maurice A. Jones, Secretary of State and Trade of the Commonwealth of Virginia, met with Peter Snucins at the end of May, as a follow-up to a visit by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership at the Elora facility in March.
Governor McAuliffe was in Toronto as part of a marketing and trade mission.
Polycorp Ltd. named one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2015
Thu. November 19, 2015
Polycorp Ltd. is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2015. The award program, which is in its 11th year, recognizes best-in-class Canadian Organizations for having a culture that has helped enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.
Winning organizations are selected by a panel of experts based on six measurement criteria, including: vision and leadership; recruitment and hiring for fit; cultural alignment and measurement; retention, rewards and recognition; organizational performance; and corporate social responsibility.
Winners will be recognized at Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Summit and Awards Gala on February 25, 2016.
Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ is founded and presented by Waterstone Human Capital, a leading professional recruitment, executive search and human resource consulting services firm based in Toronto.
Polycorp to present a technical paper at the 2015 SAG Conference Vancouver, BC Sept 20-23
Wed. September 9, 2015
Polycorp is proud to be a sponsor, exhibitor and presenter at the 6th International Conference on Semi-Autogenous and High Pressure Grinding Technology, which will be held in Vancouver, BC from September 20-23, 2015.
SAG 2015 brings together all those engaged in the field of autogenous, semi-autogenous and HPGR grinding in the industrial and metalliferous mineral industries. For the first time in the history of the conference, a trade show will be held in conjunction.
Polycorp will be presenting a joint paper with Kinross Gold Corporation, titled "PolyStl Liner Development at Chirano Gold Mine Ltd". Please reference Session 11 in the conference program for details.
Visit us at Booth #4
Polycorp Presentation at the 2015 Shanghai, China Wear-Resistant Material and Anti-Wear Seminar
Thu. June 11, 2015
The 2015 Shanghai Wear-Resistant Material and Anti-Wear Technology Seminar, organized by the Professional Committee on Wear Failure Analysis and Anti-Wear Technology of the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society (CMES), and co-organized by Shanghai Shikong Exhibition Co. Ltd., was held on June 7-10 in Shanghai, China. This seminar was scheduled concurrently with the 7th Shanghai International Wear-Resistant Materials and New Materials Expo.
Pramod Kumar, Director Polycorp Mining Division, was invited to make a presentation titled “Rubber Liner Applications in SAG Mills” on June 9, 2015.
Over 120 people attended the presentation.
Polycorp's Embedded Track System Installed for the First Time in Europe
Wed. June 10, 2015
Polycorp's Embedded Transit Track System exhibiting superior stray current control was successfully installed and tested in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This represents Polycorp's first European Embedded Track System installation.
On site independent testing showed stray control of Polycorp's design to be nine times better than the EN standard.
Polycorp's Rail Encapsulation System is profiled in Spoor Pro.NL
An English translation of the article is also attached.
Spoor-Pro-NL-20-05-2015.pdf (2.3 MB)
Peter Snucins Interview Globe & Mail May 14, 2015
Thu. May 14, 2015
Driven to Win: Phenomenal Growth turns Polycorp from finalist to winner
Polycorp Ltd., a recipient of the 2014 Private Business Growth Award sponsored by Grant Thornton LLP and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, is featured in the May 14, 2015 Globe & Mail.
Peter Snucins, CEO & President Polycorp Ltd., talks about the nomination process, formula for success and how winning the awarded has impacted the company.
Globe--Mail-May-14-2015.pdf (90.6 KB)
Polycorp Profile April 2015 Business Review Canada
Wed. May 13, 2015
Region of Waterloo ION Light Rail Transit project is featured in April 2015 Business Review Canada.
Polycorp's Embedded Track Systems were selected to control track stiffness, rail noise and stray electrical currents.
Polycorp-ION-LRT-Project.pdf (1.65 MB)
2015 CIM Awards Gala Highlights
Tue. May 12, 2015
Pramod Kumar, Director Mining, was recognized for completing the CIM Leadership Development Program at the 2015 CIM Awards Gala held in Montreal, Quebec on May 12, 2015.
Click here to view CIM Gala Awards Video
Polycorp Ltd Profiled on Aggregates and Minerals Marketplace
Mon. May 11, 2015
The Aggregate and Mineral Marketplace database is a leading online directory for the mining industry.
click here to view the Polycorp Company Profile.
Polycorp achieves Gold Standard recognition in the Canada's Best Managed Companies program
Tue. March 10, 2015
Polycorp Ltd. is proud to announce that it has achieved Gold Standard recognition in the Canada's Best Managed Companies program for 2015.
Since being selected as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2011, Polycorp has successfully requalified every year since.
Award winners were recognized at a gala in Toronto, Ontario on March 31, 2015.
Polycorp Ltd. Selected as 2014 Private Business Growth Award Winner
Thu. November 20, 2014
Grant Thornton LLP and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce Polycorp Ltd. as the winner of the 2014 Private Business Growth Award. The award announcement was made at a gala at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto last night.
Polycorp Ltd. was chosen from an impressive group of 10 finalists that epitomize the very best qualities of Canadian private businesses in terms of strategic leadership, innovation, and sustainable growth.
“Polycorp Ltd. is a great Canadian success story built on a solid, long term strategy and a commitment to technical leadership,” said Phil Noble, Executive Partner and CEO, Grant Thornton LLP. “By constantly engineering new designs, developing improved materials and composites, and searching for new technologies, Polycorp Ltd. has positioned itself for remarkable and sustained growth and is a business model for others to follow.”
“Polycorp Ltd.’s success exemplifies what we like to call the private business advantage,” said Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the over 200,000-member Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canada’s largest and most representative national business association. “Private businesses have the advantage of being able to focus their time and attention on the bigger picture and execute on their plans to achieve long term growth. This is real competitiveness. This type of growth is what will enable the Canadian economy to emerge stronger year after year.”
A jury of eight notable professionals from across the country with an understanding of what it takes to run and grow successful private businesses used the following five criteria to determine both the finalists and Polycorp Ltd. as the winner:
Innovation: Developing new products and services, bringing old products to market in a new way as well as improving the efficiency and effectiveness of internal processes.
Market Development: How they go to market and expand into new domestic or international markets.
People and Culture: Investing in their people by helping employees learn and develop as a critical part of overall growth.
Strategic Leadership: How they interact with partners, stakeholders, their succession planning and community involvement.
Improvements in Financial Measures: Ensuring revenue growth and improvements in profitability.
Other finalists for the 2014 Private Business Growth Award were:
- Aeryon Labs Inc., Waterloo, Ontario
- Aspin Kemp & Associates, Montague, Prince Edward Island
- Global Relay, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Kids & Company, Richmond Hill, Ontario
- Nicola Wealth Management, Vancouver, British Columbia
- Steeped Tea Inc., Ancaster, Ontario
- The Skyline Group of Companies, Guelph, Ontario
- Western Manufacturing Ltd., Hythe, Alberta
- ZAG Group, Vancouver, British Columbia
click to view the Grant Thornton LLP Press Release
Polycorp-Ltd-Feature---Globe-and-Mail-November-27-2014.pdf (1.25 MB)
Polycorp President & CEO selected as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 award finalist in Ontario
Wed. October 22, 2014
Polycorp Ltd. is proud to announce that Peter Snucins, President & CEO, was selected as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 award finalist in Ontario in the manufacturing category.
Entrepreneur of the year celebrates the contribution and spirit of entrepreneurs everywhere. The Canadian program is in its 21st year of honouring the country's most impressive entrepreneurs from all areas of business. Award finalists are chosen based on their vision, leadership, financial success and social responsibility.
click to view Peter Snucins EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Video Profile
click to view the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Ontario Finalists Magazine
click to view the EY 2014 Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year Press Release.
Polycorp Ltd. named a 2014 OBAA finalist for SME Excellence Award
Tue. August 26, 2014
Polycorp Ltd. is proud to announce that we have been selected as an Ontario Business Achievement Award (OBAA) finalist for the Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Excellence Award.
This year over 100 businesses submitted their applications for an OBAA award and Polycorp Ltd. is honored to be one of the two finalists in our category.
Hosted by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), the OBAAs is a unique event that showcases some of the provinces most successful businesses and the positive impact they have had on Ontario's economy.
This year's gala will be held on November 26, 2014 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
click to view the Ontario Chamber of Commerce Announcement
Socrates Award Ceremony, Europe Business Assembly - July 2 Stresa, Italy
Wed. July 2, 2014
July 2, 2014 - Peter Snucins, President & CEO, received an award and the honorary title of Best Enterprise from the Oxford, UK based Socrates Committee. This international prize is for high standards and professional achievement in business.
New Marketing Brochures Now Available
Tue. June 17, 2014
Updated and redesigned Polycorp Corporate, Transportation, Mining and Protective Linings marketing brochures are now available on the Resources page.
Link to the Resources page
NEW US Patent Announcement
Tue. May 6, 2014
Polycorp Transportation Division is proud to announce the issuance of US Patent No. 8,714,462 which relates to methods to encapsulate and isolate Special Trackwork.
US Patent No. 8,714,462 raises Polycorp Ltd.’s patent portfolio to twelve issued patents.
New Mining Division Video
Wed. April 16, 2014
Polycorp is a global supplier of Rubber and Rubber/Steel Mill Liners and Discharge Systems for SAG/AG Mills, Rod Mills, Ball Mills, Scrubbers and Mixing Drums. Polycorp has supplied the mining industry with Mill Liners Systems since 1968.
click here to view the new Polycorp Mining Division Video
Polycorp featured in the April edition Business Excellence
Wed. April 10, 2013
Polycorp Ltd is featured in the April edition of Business Excellence. Andrew Haber, VP & GM, discusses key strategies and developments for the Transportation, Protective Linings and Mining Divisions.
Business-Excellence-April-2013.pdf (1.03 MB)
Polycorp Videos can now be veiwed on Vimeo
Fri. March 8, 2013
Polycorp videos can now be accessed from anywhere on the web, by going to the Polycorp Ltd Channel on Vimeo
click here to go to the Polycorp Vimeo Channel
Video - New Calender Workcell Protective Linings Division
Tue. February 5, 2013
Polycorp Protective Linings Division announces the successful launch and commissioning of a third calender processing line to support the growing demand for its line of Polymeric and T-series Protective Lnings.
click here to view the video
Polycorp Career Opportunties can now be accessed using the Corporate tab
Thu. January 24, 2013