Ontario Export Awards finalist profile: Nuform Building Technologies
Nuform Building Technologies was named a finalist for the Clean Technology award at the 2014 Ontario Export Awards
Location: Woodbridge, Ont.
Year Established: 2007
Company Description: Nuform Building Technologies Inc. manufactures polymer-based building systems.
Its products are used across the construction industry, and are focused on improving efficiency and reducing construction costs.
CONFORM is a pre-finished, stay-in-place wall forming system that is used in more than 60 countries.
In the last three years, export sales increased from about 28 per cent to more than 64 per cent.
Top Export Markets: the United States, Australia, Nigeria, Brazil
Finalist Bona Fides: Nuform developed a reduced-cost product profile for exports that is cost effective in world markets.
The new profile, U250, reduces the number of profiles required for building a project, boosting manufacturing efficiencies.
The company funded research and development with CME SMART non-repayable contributions, as well as self funding.