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Translas has launched a Canadian division.

Located in Woodstock, ON, Translas Canada Industries aims to serve the whole Canadian market.

Translas Canada specializes in products and services to improve air quality and plant productivity. Translas Canada products include compact mobile units and welding torches with integrated fume extraction to complete fixed plant solutions.

“Businesses that bring new ideas and innovative solutions to the market are growing,” says commercial director Jelmer Wolleswinkel. “We identified a few markets where we know Translas can make an important contribution to the success of key manufacturing segments. Canada fits our growth and strategic plans perfectly so we’re happy to be a part of the manufacturing community here.” 
Duncan Beaumont has been named executive director of Translas Canada. He has more than 15 years of experience in project management, sales and leadership in the Canadian industrial sector and over eight years in the welding, fabrication and fume extraction industry.

Translas Canada Industries supplies welding torches and fume extraction torches. Applications include mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, MIG & TIG manual and robotic welding.

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