Rod Parker was recently featured in the Times Colonist announcing plans to relocate to a new facility. Here’s a excerpt from the article…
“In December, Parker Johnston is moving to 6791 Oldfield Rd., where construction is underway on the .85 hectare former Keating Used Auto and Truck Parts property….
A new 28,000 square foot building, designed by Victoria’s de Hoog and Kierulf Architects, will consolidate the company’s operations into one place. “This area is going through a bit of a resurgence,” Parker said.
The total cost of the new location will be $8.5 million, representing the cost of buying and remediating the site, constructing the new building and buying at least $1.5 million in new equipment, such as a rolling mill to create custom cladding which will help reduce costs, he said.”
Remember holding bottle drives when you were a kid – scouring the neighbourhood for pop cans and 2-litre plastic Coke bottles? Maybe you were raising money for your annual Cub Scout camping trip, or just trying to earn a little extra cash to buy the latest video game. Whatever the reason, you took the job seriously and didn’t let a single can or bottle pass you buy.
Every month at Parker Johnston we have our own version of a bottle drive when we collect and recycle scrap metal from our many residential and commercial roofing projects. The money we get for returning this metal goes into our Employee Fund. In February alone we recycled over 12,560 Ibs of metal scraps—imagine how many video games we could buy!
Actually, the Employee Fund is used to pay for a number of staff and charity … Read More »