Monthly Archives: December 2016

Laura Johnson, Empire’s President is Retiring this Month….

1985… the first cell phone call is made in Canada, the average cost of a new house is $89,330 the Nintendo Entertainment System is released in North American markets, Michael Jordan is named as the NBA’s “Rookie of the Year.” and I started my new career with Empire Sheet Metal Mfg. Co. Ltd. Without any prior knowledge in the field, galvanized, mild steel, satin coat and metal gauges were soon everyday language as selling sheets of metal and “50ft Handy Coils” became part of the job. Started in 1925 by Mel Manishen’s father the year Mel was born, Empire Sheet Metal Read More...

Winners of the Daily Draw for Tim’s Gift Card

Congratulations to all the winners! Thanks for receiving our 10 Days of Christmas Specials to celebrate 10 years in our building. The following is the list of winners of the daily $10 Tim Card draws. Day 1 – December 1st Chad Zelmer from C & R Sheet Metal Day 2 – December 2nd Terry Leeder from Fedorki Performance Day 3 – December 5th Aaron Smith from Smith Sheet Metal Works Ltd. Day 4 – December 6th Barry Wells from Trout River Industries Day 5 – December 7th Paul Card from 151 Research Inc. Day 6 – December 8th David Jackson from JASCO Sales Inc. Day 7 – December 9th Dustin Moulson from Moulson’s Welding Day 8 – December 12th Rob Marks from Marks Comfort Tech. Day Read More...

Celebrating 10 Years in Our Building (Dec. 2006 – Dec. 2016)

Empire is celebrating 10 years in our building at 390 Eagle Drive in Winnipeg. Located in what is now known as “CenterPort,” we built the building in 2006 and moved in the month of December of the same year. As the first building on this section of the road, we were able to “pick our address”. You can see pictures from the construction here. This facility is 18,000 sq. ft. and includes a 20-ton overhead crane, giving us the ability to offer customers safe and expedited loading and handling. Soon, we will have a full 360o virtual tour (via Google Business View), Read More...