At 101 Industries, we are dedicated to meeting the highest standards of safety on all of our projects, whether we're doing work for residential, commercial or industrial clients. As one of our core values, safety is a priority for everyone within our company. Learn more about who we are below, or contact us today to get started.
101 Industries was founded in 1968 by Willie Meier as 101 Sheetmetal, Plumbing and Roofing Ltd. The name originated as a representation of the fact that 1968 marked 101 years after confederation.
Since 1968, we have grown to become one of the largest contractors in northwest British Columbia. The growth from a small residential heating and plumbing contractor in 1968 to what 101 Industries is today was accomplished by recognizing our customers’ needs. As we saw opportunities for diversification and improvement, we made the investments in our business required to allow us to grow successfully.
Equally important to recognizing and reaching for new markets is the company’s philosophy to not give up a market in order to enter another. During our years of greatest growth, we have been able to not only maintain our existing markets, but we have continued to be the leaders in these fields. Even today, as 101 Industries is now an industrial specialist, we are still the premier residential and commercial service and installation contractor in the area – the same place we started in 1968.
Our name was changed in 1995 to 101 Industries It was decided that the highly descriptive original name of 101 Sheetmetal, Plumbing, and Roofing Ltd. did not adequately serve our business.
During the 1990’s, management and ownership of 101 Industries progressively shifted to include the company officers listed below:
The $1,000.00 scholarship in honor of William Meier for the Trades/Technology and Engineering Scholarship was awarded to Maddox Medeiros. Maddox will be using this scholarship to go towards furthering his schooling in the sheet metal and fabrication trade.
Thom Meier, General Manager of 101 Industries, a Division of CIMS, has presented the scholarship to Maddox Medeiros. Congratulations Maddox!
101 Industries celebrating 50 years
101 Industries Announces a New Partnership with CIMS LP
101 Industries (“101”), a leading multi-discipline contractor in northwest BC, is very pleased to announce a new partnership with CIMS Limited Partnership (“CIMS”).
The owners of 101, Mark Harnadek and Thom Meier, have been exploring opportunities to support 101’s continued growth in the region. This partnership will quickly and dramatically expand the capabilities of 101 to provide a greater depth of services to both existing clients as well as new clients associated with LNG development. The partnership with CIMS is an ideal outcome for 101 and all of its stakeholders.
CIMS is very pleased to be extending its presence in the northwest BC construction market at a time of high activity. CIMS’ management believes the partnership with 101 is an excellent fit for both companies which share common core values of safety, leadership, and providing exceptional value to their clients.
Going forward, 101 will continue to operate in the region in the same way it has been for over 50 years but now with significant support for major projects from CIMS. Owners Mark and Thom will continue to lead the business and deliver world-class results for their clients.
About 101 Industries
101 Industries is one of the largest multi-discipline trade contractors in Northwest BC, serving a diverse group of industrial and commercial customers across a wide range of industries. 101 is based in Kitimat, BC, with facilities in Kitimat and Terrace. In its 51-year history, 101 has differentiated itself through its integrated value proposition, offering customers a one-stop-shop for mechanical, architectural and structural/fabrication work.
CIMS is a leader in providing heavy duty mechanical maintenance and construction for the oil and gas, mining, power generation, agriculture, and pulp and paper sectors. The company operates across Western Canada and Ontario and focuses on installing, maintaining and repairing boilers, reactors, precipitators and other pressure vessels. CIMS is headquartered in Port Coquitlam, BC, with five locations across Canada and one in the U.S.