Aliquippa, Pa.- ARDEX Canada celebrates the grand opening of the ARDEX Canadian Training Academy, a new technical training center in Mississauga, Ontario. Seminars covering ARDEX Tile & Stone Installation Products, ARDEX Engineered Concrete Repairs Systems, ARDEX PANDOMO®, ARDEX Polished Concrete Systems, ARDEX MC™ Moisture Control Systems, ARDEX Underlayments and Toppings and HENRY® will be conducted at no charge.
“Despite challenging economic times, ARDEX has seen and met the demand for training opportunities for installers, contractors and many of our other key stakeholder groups,” said ARDEX Canada Business Manager, Bill Manus. “Our ARDEX Canadian Training Academy location reinforces relationships and provides opportunities for the local market that would have never been possible before.”
In addition, ARDEX Americas will add 20 to 30 new jobs, has built a new marketing building and has expanded plant facilities in Aliquippa, Pa, Bourbonnais, Il and Stockton, Ca.
“We have seen tremendous growth and opportunity in this geographic segment and know the ARDEX Canadian Training Academy will further enhance growth and use of our products,” added Seth Pevarnik, ARDEX Americas Director of Technical Services.
New employment opportunities include sales, plant operations, communications, and technical support personnel. ARDEX Americas is one of 33 business units that are part of the privately held ARDEX Group, based in Witten Germany, with more than 1,800 employees worldwide.
ARDEX is a global leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of high-performance specialty building products for all aspects of substrate preparation, concrete repair, floor covering installations, tile & stone and architectural concrete surfaces systems for commercial and residential applications. For over 30 years in North America, ARDEX Americas has led the industry in product performance, innovation, and technical leadership. ARDEX prides itself on providing unmatched customer service, in-field support, training, and a commitment to the growth and profitability of its customers' businesses. ARDEX Americas is headquartered in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania within the Pittsburgh Region, and services North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean Basin.