Founded in 1907
Intially named Toronto Iron Works Ltd., the Company was privately owned until 1967.
CK Steel & Machinery Ltd. Acquisition
In 1977 the Company acquired Calgary based CK Steel & Machinery Ltd. a supplier of structural/miscellaneous steel and heat transfer equipment to the local Oil and Gas Industries.
Struthers-TIW Joint Venture
1979 saw the establishment of a joint venture company, Struthers-TIW, to market Once-Through Oilfield Steam Generators (OTSG) in Canada. This joint venture company dissolved in the late eighties and TIWW went on to independently develop the technology including increasing the size of OTSG’s fabricated to 580 MM Btu/hr. TIWW is the only continuous OTSG supplier in North America spanning over 30 years.
Move To Calgary
In 1980 TIWW moved into its present facility on 8 acres of land in Calgary. The shop was built specifically in response to our clients’ predictions of market demand to manufacture mega sized OTSG units and those predictions have proven true.
Canadian Erectors Limited Acquisition
Canadian Erectors Limited acquired the TIW Group of companies in 1983 and TIWW became an independent operating division.
Licensing Agreement with Nooter/Eriksen
In 1998 TIWW entered into a licensing agreement with Nooter/Eriksen to design and manufacture EOR type Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) in Western Canada.
TIW WESTERN Inc. Incorporated
TIW WESTERN Inc. was incorporated as an independent operating Company in 2002. That same year our Calgary fabrication shop was expanded with the addition of a 30,000 sq. ft. third bay, which increased the shop to a total of 102,000 sq. ft. The new bay has a combined overhead crane lifting capacity of 200 tonnes with 40 ft. hook clearance.
Nisku Facility Built
In 2006 a 15 acre parcel of land was purchased in the Nisku Industrial Park and a 70,000 sq. ft. facility was built. The main fabrication bay has a combined overhead crane lifting capacity of 200 tonnes with 42 ft. hook clearance. The plant is easily accessible to the high load corridor which is a great benefit for transporting larger sized units to northern Alberta.
In 2022 TIW Western merged with Petro-Tech Heat Technology a leading supplier of heat transfer systems to the Canadian Oil & Gas market. Expanding the product offering to include Hot Oil Heaters, Heat Exchangers, Air Coolers and WHRU’s