Tradestars 45th anniversary and opening of new worldclass facility

first_imgOn October 29, Tradestar Corp celebrated its 45th year of building mining equipment and the grand opening of its world class truck facility. Tradestar has a long history of designing, building and maintaining commercial explosive manufacturing equipment. The company developed the explosive industry’s first bulk delivery equipment to pump slurry mix explosives—revolutionising the industry. Tradestar serves the surface and underground explosives mining, stone and construction markets in North and South America, Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe and Russia.Commenting on the new truck facility, Lincoln Hirayama, General Manager of Tradestar said “our facility opens doors to new markets for us. It gives us significantly expanded capability and capacity to quickly respond to the changing industry landscape and deliver high quality products with our state of the art facility. We are well positioned to take advantage of additional markets and are excited to expand and grow the business. Many lean production and management principles were incorporated into the facility from concept to final build. The workforce continues to transform this work space through application of these principles.”Tradestar’s new facility of over 9,600 m2 supports the global growth plan. Tradestar is projected to double in size over the next five years. It says “this level of growth is possible due to the core capabilities of its staff:Advanced technical knowledge of explosive mixingSuperior understanding of integrated process control systemsIndustry expertise of regulatory requirements Ability to deliver and meet a wide range of standard and custom equipment requirements.The facility brings a new level of sophistication to Tradestar, allowing it to shorten the time to delivery through efficient processes, work effectively and safely year round through improved workflow, and strengthen the customer focus through advanced resourcing capabilities.The company says that “by working closely with its customers to customise and design proprietary and ground-breaking technologies, Tradestar has become known as a reliable and innovative manufacturing and service partner.”last_img read more

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