MANUFACTURING EXCELLENCE 

 

Manufacturing Excellence
Manufacturing Excellence
Manufacturing Excellence
Manufacturing Excellence

NORSEMAN IS NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST SUPPLIER AND MANUFACTURER OF INDUSTRIAL FABRIC AND FOAM GEAR. 

Fiercely Reliable™ since 1921, we have provided customers with sustainable, innovative and durable protection solutions designed to improve operating productivity in the most challenging conditions
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Committed to safety, quality and service, Norseman is a trusted partner and preferred fabric & foam manufacturer for customers throughout North and South America, Russia, Kazakhstan, Europe and Africa.

Norseman operates over 200,000 square feet of quality-controlled manufacturing facilities across Canada.

Edmonton is where our story started, and home to our fabric experts who help us navigate the complex world of high-quality fabrics - how they work in different temperatures, on different surfaces, and in extreme conditions.

Calgary was the first branch to manufacture foam-based gear, with a focus on ‘concept to solution’ manufacturing for all industries.

Our Langley branch team are experts in custom foam fabrication, using high-quality foam to protect specialized technology and equipment, medical devices, products for outdoor sports & recreation use. This branch also has expertise in containerized shipping solutions, providing safe and effective solutions for international transport. Langley is our Centre for Excellence in quality management, having ISO 90001 certification and ISO 13485 certification for medical devices.

Our technological innovation comes predominantly from Newmarket, where we have a team of engineers who develop the manufacturing and finishing equipment that gives Norseman’s gear its signature strength and versatility.

INNOVATION

Our purpose of giving people and products the opportunity to perform at their best drives our innovation promise. We work alongside our customers and continuously challenge the way we make our gear, making sure that it is made with the right materials and has the best features to get the job done well.

Norseman’s culture of shared expertise and knowledge helps us bridge our customers’ needs with the best materials and craftsmanship. We’ve grown and assembled an in-house team of designers, engineers, and gear experts from around North America, and have invested in technology that can help us make products that outperform the rest.     

 

SAFETY

Norseman has made a commitment to improving and promoting a culture of safety to ensure our business operates in a manner that protects the health and safety of our employees, customer, business partners, community and our environment.

We have developed and implemented a workplace health and safety management system and we have met the standard for partnerships by receiving our COR (Certificate of Recognition) in Alberta and British Columbia through the COR program developed by the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA), BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA) and the Construction Safety Network.

 

QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Norseman’s Langley manufacturing facility is certified to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2016. In addition, the Langley facility complies with applicable sections of FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR) 21 CFR Part 820.

In pursuit of our mission to protect people, equipment, products and the environment, Norseman designs, engineers and manufactures our products to the highest standards in safety and quality.

               

SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

At Norseman, we take a 360-degree view on sustainability. That means we look at all parts of our business to make sure we’re acting responsibly when it comes to product design, material selection and recycling, manufacturing practices, energy usage in our plants, and transportation and delivery.

Wherever we can, we use recyclable materials and we educate our customers on how to responsibly dispose of the gear they no longer need, either through recycling or reuse. We design our gear to outlast, so that it can be used multiple times across multiple projects, giving our customers the best value but also minimizing waste. And by continuously improving our product designs, we’re able to use eliminate excess materials from our gear, reducing our energy use as much as we can.         

 

COMMITTED TO BEING FIERCELY RELIABLE™

Norseman is a leader in cold weather product performance with a strong focus on innovation, durability and value. With a diversified product offering, our Gear Specialists can provide a solution to any protection problem, no matter how challenging.

On-Demand Supply: With warehousing space and distribution centers across North America, we can meet tight delivery requirements and supply products year-round.

Exceptional Service: Our diverse line of fabric & foam gear make us your one-stop-supplier. Our knowledgeable team will provide a product mix solution to fit your business.

Superior Quality: With a commitment to strength and durability, we ensure our gear performs to the highest standard in the most challenging conditions.

Extensive Experience: Since 1921 we have provided our customers with innovative products and protective solutions.