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SCT was started as a small family business back in 1976 by Bob and Pam Allin. Within a few years, under the vision and ownership of Bob Allin, the business grew and became focused on the Friction Industry. In 1982 it was necessary to move into bigger premises, where we continue to operate today.

SCT employees are the key to the success of our operation which includes our current plant manager John Ootjers, who has been with us since 1983 and our Engineering Specialist Paul Stephens, who started in 1988.

Today, SCT exports 99% of everything it sells, with customers in India, South America, United States and Europe. SCT has 3 automated production grinding lines to support the niche friction tooling industry. SCT has the volume capability to support OEM manufacturers like: Federal Mogul, Masu, Incolbest and custom tooling manufacturer, and Footage Tools.

As well as friction tooling, SCT has expanded into high power hydraulic pumps and other high precision tool grinding. Unfortunately, Bob passed away in January 2017. Today the business operations are managed by Chris Salmers, General Manager, under the ownership of Pam Allin.

Bob’s philosophy was to provide customers with personal service and a high quality product. We still utilize these same goals today. Our business continues to grow as the knowledge and passion imparted by Bob to his employees, customers, and friends is the foundation for ongoing success at SCT.

Proudly a Canadian company since 1976.

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