Irwin Industrial, a value-added distributor of parts for production, is enhancing its supply-chain solutions offering, adding key personnel, and expanding its Aurora, ON, headquarters in recognition of recent and planned growth.
Its recently debuted Irwin Intelligent Bin (I2B) systems automatically detects low individual-item inventory levels and instantly sends alerts, eliminating the need for counting trips, safety-stock, emergency orders, and line-down situations.
I2B is part of Irwin’s Smart Supply Solutions, spearheaded by Richard Michaud who has assessed, implemented, and managed dozens of replenishment programs at automotive, aerospace, and electronic equipment manufacturers. Richard joined Irwin March 5, 2018, and has a wealth of experience in business development, technical sales, and product management, with a significant 17 years as director of materials management programs at Interfast Inc, in Toronto.
Irwin Industrial is expanding its Aurora headquarters 30 percent, by area, to accommodate its growth. The expansion will include demonstration and staging areas for Smart Supply Solutions, a franchised brand showroom, a work cell for value-added assembly and kitting, as well as increased warehouse area.
Irwin Industrial was established in 1970 and is an ISO9000 supplier of electro-mechanical components and fasteners with warehouses in Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and New York state.