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Linamar

Linamar
Company nameLinamar Corporation
Company typePublic
SloganPower to Perform
IndustryAutomotive, Manufacturing of high precision machined and assembled components
FoundedAugust 17, 1966 by Frank Hasenfratz as Linamar Machine Limited in Ariss, Ontario
HeadquartersGuelph, Ontario, Canada
Key peopleFrank Hasenfratz - COB
Linda Hasenfratz - CEO
Jim Jarrell - COO
Mark Stoddart - CTO & Exec. VP of Marketing
Edward Mahood - CFO & Exec. VP of IT
Roger Fulton - General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Exec. VP of HR
Employees12,000 (2008)

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Based in Guelph, Ontario, Linamar Corporation (TSX - LNR) is Canada's second largest automobile parts manufacturer after Magna International. Linamar manufactures and supplies automotive and industrial markets across the globe with numerous manufacturing centres across North America, Europe, and Asia.

The company was founded in 1966 by Frank Hasenfratz as Linamar Machine Limited in Ariss, Ontario. The current CEO is Linda Hasenfratz and the company is now based in Guelph, Ontario.

Frank Hasenfratz named Linamar after his late wife Margaret and their two daughters, Linda and Nancy.

Linamar employs over 12,000 employees in 37 manufacturing locations, 5 product development and engineering centers and 11 sales offices in Canada, U.S.A., Mexico, Germany, Hungary, United Kingdom, South Korea and China.


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