Bowmanville, ON - Bill Searle, a 17-year employee of Garlock of Canada Ltd., based in Sherbrooke, QC, recently left the company to join Canada Rubber Group Inc. (CRG), based in Bowmanville, ON. He will head up its automotive elastomer parts sales for the Big Three auto manufacturers as CRG’s territory manager for southwestern Ontario. Searle has more than 23 years of fluid sealing experience.
CRG was established in 1987 and specializes in providing die cut gaskets and moulded rubber products to end-use consumers and large OEMs, especially Tier 1 and Tier 2 automotive customers. The company is capable of producing ‘one only’ custom fabrications or supporting production runs in the millions.
In 1995, it was registered to ISO-9002, and in 1997 to QS-9000. Currently, CRG is registered to the latest ISO 9001-2000 standards. In 2004, the company implemented 5-S lean manufacturing methods. For more information, visit http://canadarubbergroup.ca.