Wesgar Increases Machining Ability and Capacity
May 10, 2022
Wesgar is pleased to announce the addition of a Haas VF-9 large-frame vertical CNC machining center with 84” travel and a second Haas VF-3 vertical CNC machining center to its in-house machining department. This is in response to increased customer demand for first-class machining and Wesgar’s commitment to providing full-service custom sheet metal and machining fabrication services on its four-acre Port Coquitlam plant.
“Wesgar prides itself on staying ahead of its capacity requirements by adding new technologies to guarantee that our clients get the highest quality goods at affordable prices and in the shortest time possible,” says Nash Kassam, President of Wesgar. “Several years ago, we made a commitment to remain a one-stop-shop, and this required building our own machine shop. Today, our machining department accounts for 15% of our total production volume and operates three shifts each day, five days a week.”
By expanding its machining department’s capacity and capabilities, Wesgar follows through on its promise to customers to deliver high-volume, low-mix custom sheet metal, machining, and copper bus bar fabrication in a timely, cost-effective manner.
Wesgar is the fastest-growing one-stop-shop precision sheet metal fabricator and the largest producer of high-mix, low-volume products in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest. From its world-class 100,000 square foot plant, located in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, more than 200 fabrication specialists, engineers, metal technologists, and quality control professionals operate round-the-clock as a cohesive team to expertly manage the reliable delivery of thousands of quality components and assemblies—crafted in light gauge steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and copper. Specialists in serving a growing range of industries, including energy storage and backup power systems, power distribution, telecommunications, commercial electronics, medical, OEMs, and more, Wesgar customers value its wide range of innovative services tailored to mitigate supply chain disruptions and deliver exceptional quality, precision, operational innovation, unbeatable value, and personalized service. Wesgar specializes in the delivery of unrivaled responsiveness, collaborative engineering, and a flexible approach to ensuring components and assemblies arrive precisely when needed.