Dorigo Celebrates 30 Years of Electronics Manufacturing Services Excellence

 

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Burnaby, BC, Canada – June 5, 2018 – Dorigo Systems celebrated its 30th anniversary on June 1, 2018. During a luncheon attended by Dorigo staff, plans were unveiled for the building of a new state-of-the art manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters to meet the growing demand for Dorigo’s Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS).

Recognized as one of the premier providers of EMS services in the Pacific Northwest and throughout Canada, Dorigo Systems’ has grown significantly from when it was established by Mark Pillon, P.Eng. in 1988, to over 100 employees currently working in 45,000 sq. feet of manufacturing space. The next chapter in Dorigo’s expansion, is the planned move to a custom-built corporate campus with over 105,000 sq. feet of manufacturing space located in Burnaby’s prestigious Glenlyon Business Park in the Fall of 2019.

“This state-of-the-art manufacturing facility represents continued stability and ongoing success for Dorigo Systems,” said Mark Pillon, P.Eng. and President. “Our vision is to operate a world-class facility for years to come to best service the needs of our growing customer base.”

The new building which has been designed by renowned architect, Christopher Bozyk, and is being built by the highly-respected Beedie Development Group, will offer Dorigo Systems the ability to support several automated surface mount assembly production lines along with current precision electronics manufacturing services all on one level. The new layout of space is designed to optimize speed of production while maintaining the highest quality standards.

Pillon’s commitment to his team of skilled employees is shown in the exemplary working conditions he is planning to provide to staff. A gym and yoga room along with a large restaurant-style cafeteria and outdoor patio are some of the amenities to reward staff for their dedication and commitment to Dorigo’s ongoing success.

“We take great pride in the investment we are making in this new facility as we know it will show stability and confidence in our ability to manufacture the highest quality electronics,” said Pillon. “It represents my vision for the company’s growth now and into the future.”

A model of the new building was unveiled by Mark Pillon, P.Eng. and his General Manger, Vantha Pha along with Ken Pauls, Business Account Manager and Paul Vasvary, Business Development Manager. Staff wore 30th anniversary t-shirts in recognition of the event.

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Dorigo Systems celebrated its 30th anniversary today at a fun-filled event featuring the company’s history and the unveiling of plans for a new corporate headquarters located in South Burnaby.

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Dorigo has grown from when it was established by Mark Pillon in 1988 to over 100 employees working in 45,000 sq. feet of manufacturing space. Recognized as one of the premier Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers in the Pacific Northwest and throughout Canada, the next chapter in Dorigo's growth is a planned move to a custom-built manufacturing facility with over 105,000 sq. feet located in the prestigious Glenlyon Business Park in the Fall of 2019.

“This state-of-the art manufacturing facility represents continued stability and ongoing success for Dorigo Systems," said Mark Pillon, P.Eng. and President. "Our vision is to operate a world-class facility for years to come to best service the needs of our growing customer base.”

Pillon’s commitment to his team of skilled employees is shown in the exemplary working conditions he is planning to provide to staff. A gym and yoga room along with a large restaurant-style cafeteria and outdoor patio are some of the amenities to reward staff for their dedication and commitment to Dorigo’s ongoing success.

“We take great pride in the investment we are making in this new facility as we know it will show stability and confidence in our ability to manufacture the highest quality electronics,” said Pillon. “It represents my vision for the company’s growth now and into the future.”

A model of the new building was unveiled by Mark Pillon, P.Eng. and his General Manager, Vantha Pha along with Ken Pauls, Business Account Manager and Paul Vasvary, Business Development Manager. Staff wore 30th anniversary t-shirts in recognition of today’s event.

 

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Pillon Holdings & Dorigo Systems Ranked 49th in the 2018 Top Biggest Manufacturers in Metro Vancouver

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Dorigo Systems has been included in the 2018 Business in Vancouver list of "B.C.'s 100 Top Manufacturers". These much anticipated annual rankings show which manufacturers are growing in the metro Vancouver area.

Based on employee size, The Pillon Holdings Group of Companies, which oversees the operations of Dorigo Systems, was ranked #49 and is in good standing with other manufacturing organizations such as: Seaspan, Ballard Power Systems and LMI Technologies. Established in 2013, Pillon Holdings is a privately-held holding company that operates subsidiary companies which provide electronics manufacturing services for printed circuit board assembly and bare circuit board fabrication. As technology transforms the world and electronics industry, The Pillon Holdings Group of Companies continue to evolve their business strategy to meet those challenges.

Dorigo Systems has been a champion for tech innovators in B.C. and beyond for over 30 years. Leveraging their size, knowledge and staff expertise, Dorigo helps companies develop and manufacture high technology printed circuit board assemblies. Major plans are in the works for largescale expansion of the company. Within the next few years you can expect to see Dorigo Systems attain an even greater level of efficiency and productivity.

View the 2018 BIV 100 Top Manufacturers list.   

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We're excited to meet with you at the following EPTECH 2018 electronics trade shows:

  • Montreal - April 24th
  • Ottawa - April 26th
  • Vancouver - June 5th
  • Calgary - June 7th
  • Mississauga - Oct. 2nd
  • Waterloo - Oct. 4th

We'll be showcasing our latest capabilities and celebrating over 30 years in providing Electronics Manufacturing Services.

As a full turnkey solutions provider, we don't just assemble boards, we have the expertise and resources to handle the entire production process from sourcing components and building boards to the final assembly, configuration management, testing and shipping of finished produts to customers .

Mark your calendar and get your free registration to this year's show. 

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The team at Dorigo Systems will be celebrating British Columbia's Family Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 12th. Our offices will be closed Monday and re-open on Tuesday, Feb. 13th.