Primex Manufacturing


Langley, BC (HQ and Production Facility)


April 2004


Divested November 2014

Primex Manufacturing

Established in 1971 and headquartered in Langley, British Columbia, Primex Manufacturing Ltd. (Primex) is a molder of plastic injection products. From its roots as a small custom injection molder and through the combination of Primex’s predecessor companies, Vanguard Plastics, Premo Plastics and VPL Enterprises Ltd., Primex has developed broad capabilities in the design, engineering and mold fabrication of a number of proprietary, patented in-house plastic products. Primex’s mission is to bring high quality products to its customers, on time and on spec.

Well known throughout North America, Primex’s products include:

Telecommunications Enclosures

Primex helps customers meet the demand for fast video-streaming and interactive communication systems. Their lightweight plastic Wi-Fi compatible enclosures for interior structured wiring solutions, and exterior mounted OSP applications for copper or fibre-to-the-home systems, simplify the installer’s task and readily adapt as technology evolves.

The company also provides premium custom-adapted industrial plastic enclosures to leading broadband providers. These enclosures help telcos manage the transition to broadband with less cost, and greater flexibility and adaptability for future technologies.

HVAC Venting Division

Primex provides leading edge rain screen products to the HVAC and venting industry to assist in eliminating water intrusion into buildings. Product lines include wall and roof caps for active venting, soffit vents, grills, registers and diffusers.

Vanguard Storage Solution Division

The Company has been providing plastic shelving and storage solutions products for over thirty years. Primex offers innovative products that deliver a consistent and cost-effective method for storage.

Vanguard Shopping Baskets Division

Primex manufacturers shopping baskets for a number of retailers in North America.