About Canduct


A leader in the electrical insulation industry

Welcome to Canduct Industries, where innovation and excellence converge to redefine the electrical insulation landscape. As your premier destination for cutting-edge solutions, we proudly serve clients across the globe from our strategic locations in Ontario, Canada, and Boardman, Ohio. This positioning grants us unparalleled access to the vast North American market, ensuring seamless service and support.

Since relocating to our state-of-the-art facilities, spanning over 160,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space across two locations, Canduct Industries has set a new standard in the industry. Armed with cutting-edge machinery and revolutionary processes, we specialize in handling even the most intricate winding kit assemblies with precision, quality, and unmatched craftsmanship.

At the core of our success lies our unwavering commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. From duct strip manufacturing to cylinder kit assemblies and beyond, our capabilities know no bounds. We pride ourselves on delivering products that not only meet but exceed expectations, time and again.

As pioneers in integrated solutions for the energy sector, Canduct Industries is dedicated to collaborating closely with our clients to address their unique needs and applications. Our team's extensive problem-solving experience and comprehensive product knowledge enable us to provide tailored solutions that stand the test of time.

With Canduct Industries, you can expect nothing short of world-class customer service and global supply chain management, ensuring a seamless experience from inquiry to delivery. Join us on our journey and experience the Canduct difference – where innovation meets excellence in serving the electrical, distribution transformers, air, oil, and energy industries.

Leadership Team
Darlene Madeira
General Manager - London Power Kit Centre

As the head of operations at the London plant, Darlene brings over 20 years of manufacturing expertise to the table. Known for her commitment to mentoring and empowering high-performing teams, she has played a pivotal role in driving the company's evolution. From expanding customer volumes to enhancing machinery and infrastructure, Darlene's strategic leadership has propelled Canduct Industries forward.

Piotr Blaszczyk
Director US Operations

With over 25 years of transformer industry expertise and a decade-long tenure at the Canduct Group, Piotr leads operations with a talented team, propelling STC & Canduct Boardman to unprecedented success. A distinguished member of the IEEE Transformer Committee, Piotr actively contributes to industry advancements. His skill set encompasses project management, specializing in greenfield setups and operational relocations across multiple sites. Beyond the boardroom, Piotr cherishes family moments, engages in home improvement endeavors, and embraces outdoor adventures.

Cindy Gonzales
Manager Customer Service & Planning

With over 20 years of Supply Chain expertise, Cindy brings a wealth of experience to her role. With a background in engineering and extensive experience in Production Planning and Operations Management across steel manufacturing and rail industries, she is uniquely positioned to drive process improvements and optimize systems effectively. Cindy's dedication to enhancing processes and delivering exceptional customer service underscores her commitment to excellence. Her blend of technical prowess and practical experience enables her to navigate complex challenges with ease, consistently identifying opportunities for innovation within operational workflows.

Melanie Adcock
Manager Supply Chain

With over 25 years of expertise in inventory and planning within diverse manufacturing sectors, notably automotive and locomotive. Currently overseeing purchasing and inventory control across three Canduct locations in Ontario, Ohio, and Georgia, Melanie has spearheaded pivotal initiatives, including the development of forecasting and planning tools, standardizing supply chain processes, and enhancing inventory practices for heightened accuracy. Her extensive background extends to adeptly managing supplier relationships, navigating critical supply challenges, and achieving remarkable milestones.

Tim Perrins
Senior Controller

A seasoned Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) boasting over three decades of expertise in financial management. With a foundation in public practice, including tenure with a Big 4 firm, Tim transitioned into the corporate realm. His illustrious career spans roles in publicly listed engineering enterprises, where he honed his skills in line accounting and process optimization. Noteworthy achievements include spearheading the seamless implementation of a group financial consolidation system for a FTSE250 company and orchestrating multiple successful SAP ERP implementations and upgrades.

Charmanie MacLean
Human Resources Business Partner

As a seasoned Human Resources professional with over 15 years experience, Charmanie navigated diverse industries.   Whether it's spearheading recruitment efforts, facilitating training and development initiatives, navigating complex labour relations, managing benefits administration, or cultivating organizational culture, she looks for innovative solutions that prioritize people's needs. With a firm belief in the transformative power of positive thinking, Charmanie approaches Human Resources as a conduit for empowering individuals and driving organizational success.

Ryan Gray
Production Manager Power Kit Center

With over 15 years of expertise in the manufacturing industry, specializing in Quality and Production roles. As a certified Quality Technician, Engineer, and Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence by the American Society of Quality, alongside holding his P.Eng. designation, Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to the table. He has honed his skills in driving innovative change through training at prestigious institutions like UC Berkeley and the University of Notre Dame. With a relentless drive for process improvement, Ryan thrives on collaborating with diverse teams to identify opportunities and drive change. Notably, his strategic review of a key production line led to a remarkable 20% increase in efficiency. Committed to excellence, Ryan is dedicated to partnering with the Canduct team to refine processes and maximize performance to achieve unparalleled success.

William Santiago
Production Manager Distribution Kit Center

with a wealth of experience in production management across diverse manufacturing facilities. Dedicated to continuous learning, he tirelessly seeks to enhance productivity, quality, and overall performance in every aspect of the business. With a dynamic career spanning roles such as Quality Supervisor, Operations Manager, Production Manager, and Plant Manager, William's expertise has made a lasting impact in Northwestern Pennsylvania, upstate New York, and beyond. Hailing from Youngstown, Ohio, William is not only known for his professional acumen but also for his positive and active nature. When he's not optimizing operations, you can find him enjoying outdoor activities with his family during the summertime.

Trevor Bender
Quality Manager

With over 20 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, Trevor's journey began in Plant Management, where he spent 11 years in the Aerospace and Composites sector. It was during this time that his unwavering commitment to quality and a 'get it right the first time' approach became evident. In 2015, driven by his passion for excellence, Trevor transitioned to Quality Management. Having worked with companies boasting world records, Olympic medals, and top automotive market share, as well as contributing to Department of Defense product development, Trevor understands the paramount importance of quality products for our valued customers and partners. Leading a team of highly qualified and dedicated individuals, Trevor ensures product excellence is not just a goal, but a standard.


Work with us at Canduct

Every day brings new challenges and unique situations for our top-notch employees. We push the monotony of the assembly line aside as our team produces high quality innovative products for the energy sector.
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