Jim Vermeer is Ironside’s Retail Parts and Repair Shop Manager, a position he has held since 2003. Jim oversees all levels of the Parts and Repair Shop. He ensures that Ironside maintains a well-stocked store, and that each job is completed with Ironside’s quality standard. His extensive knowledge of hardware, repair techniques, equipment, and manufacturing allows him to provide trustworthy recommendations to any customer.
TECHNICAL SALES – ROLLFORM
Derek Niezen is Ironside’s Technical Sales Director, primarily for our Rollform Division. Being third generation in the family business and now sitting on the Board of Directors, Derek has a wide set of skills and experience, ranging from shop floor fabrication to Production Coordinator and Lead Engineer of the Rollform Equipment division. This experience gives Derek a strong understanding of Rollform components, aftermarket parts, and the importance of servicing the customer to continuously deliver a quality product.
Phone: 604-795-5727 ext. 101
Anthony Hurley is Ironside’s Vice President and General Manager. Anthony brings with him over 20 years of manufacturing experience, product implementation and execution of manufacturing strategies. Focused on delivering value through a customer first approach with emphasis on safety, employee engagement, quality, and continuous improvement. Career reflects success in financial and operational performance with a consistent record of department and organization results.
Elmer Niezen began working at Ironside on the shop floor in 1982 doing clean up and miscellaneous tasks. He acquired his Steel Fabrication Certificate and quickly became the Parts and Repair Shop Foreman. His valuable knowledge in fabrication, leadership and customer service enabled him to continue rising in the company. Now the owner and President of Ironside since 2006, Elmer has over thirty years of experience working within every aspect of Ironside, making him a valuable resource for customers.