Monthly Archives: March 2014

CMPX 2014

Well we’re back from the CMPX show in Toronto and it was excellent!  It was great to meet so many of our customers from across the country in person! There were over 13,700 attendees at this year’s show and 470 exhibitors! Empire’s booth was full of equipment and factory reps to answer everyone’s questions and demo the machines! Roper Whitney CNC Bender Surelok III Clincher Gripnail Pinspotter Striker Pneumatic Bender for square to rounds Spiral Helix with video on all of their spiral pipe machines and related equipment, Gorelockers, Stitchwelders, etc. CMPX 2016 has been tentatively scheduled for (Wed-Fri) March 16th-18th, 2016.  Hope to see you there! P.S.  Empire’s “Show Read More...

One of Empire’s Customers Shares His Success Story

The Canadian Industrial Machinery (CIM) March 2014 issue is now available online. On CIM’s cover is Winnipeg’s own Duane Lucht. Duane is owner and president of Western Steel and Tube located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Western Steel describes itself as providing “quality and competitive prices” on products ranging from loading ramps to storage containers to garden items.  The article describes how Duane started Western Steel in 1998 with a few successful products. Facing fierce competition from imports, Duane developed and produced different products that were not “easily threatened by foreign competition.”  This brought about the introduction of his galvanized steel containers Read More...