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There’s Pride

for Our History

1984
2005
2012
2015
2016
2017
2020
1984 Inception of Tornado HVAC Trucks

With humble beginnings, emerged what has now become, a global player in the HVAC industry.

2005 Top Gun Boom

Our new “top gun” boom design replaces side boom design. This offers greatly improved mobility of the boom for increased operational efficiencies.

2012 Improved Designs

We standardize builds for optimal production to meet market demands and transitioned from roots blowers to the Robushi product line.

2015 ECO Product Launch

The Eco tank design, lighter than the previous truck designs to offer greater fuel-economy and on site performance.

2016 Designed to Perform

New tank improves weight distribution. Cyclone v3 design increases efficiencies. A curved tank floor improves load dumping.

2017 Technology Driven Design

New eco-lite tank, now 4000lbs lighter. New boom design replaces “top gun”. New rear door locking design.

2020 New Production Facility

TGHL acquires a new production facility in Red Deer AB, Canada. This move, dramatically scales production to meet market demand.

A Customer-centric Strategy

Sets Us Apart

OUR MISSION

Continue advancing our products through a commitment to our employees, superior product design, advanced manufacturing capabilities and robust distribution networks. Nurture and grow the long-term customer, partner and distributor relationships that we’ve established over decades of operations by delivering unparalleled service-level quality that, to this day, remains the gold standard of our industry.

OUR VISION

Integral to our business and our future is a digital strategy which will continue to revolutionize our products and operations in a rapidly evolving world. This digital transformation is critical to delivering integration-ready products for safety and back-office functionality for our customers and delivering data-driven intelligent applications to inform our business strategies and supply chain requirements.

OUR COMMITMENT

Engage in relentless collaboration with customers, employees, partners, and vendors to identify and solve industry challenges impacting everyday operations. Lead the charge in delivering improved feature implementations and significant performance enhancements that positively contribute to the safety of our employees and customers and their financial success.

Our Team

Is What Makes Us

Brett Newton President & CEO

Brett is the President & Chief Executive Officer joining Tornado in June 2021. Brett is a hydrovac industry leader; he was the Vice President of Operations and Fleet Manager for Badger franchises in Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara. He started a successful hydrovac service operation in Ontario using Tornado trucks and, from 2016 to 2021, was a co-founding partner of Rival Hydrovac Inc.

Derik Li VP of Finance/Controller

Derek Li has spent over 15 years in finance positions at businesses in the manufacturing and oil & gas industries. For the last 5 years he has been overseeing finance at Tornado. Prior to this he was Regional Finance Manager for Clean Harbors, a North America’s leading provider of environmental and industrial services. From 2011 to 2015, he was Assistant Controller for Superior Gas Liquids, a division of Superior Plus, a leading North American distributor and marketer of propane and distillates and related products and services.

Brett Newton President & CEO
Brett Newton President & CEO

Brett is the President & Chief Executive Officer joining Tornado in June 2021. Brett is a hydrovac industry leader; he was the Vice President of Operations and Fleet Manager for Badger franchises in Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara. He started a successful hydrovac service operation in Ontario using Tornado trucks and, from 2016 to 2021, was a co-founding partner of Rival Hydrovac Inc.

Derik Li VP of Finance/Controller
Derik Li VP of Finance/Controller

Derek Li has spent over 15 years in finance positions at businesses in the manufacturing and oil & gas industries. For the last 5 years he has been overseeing finance at Tornado. Prior to this he was Regional Finance Manager for Clean Harbors, a North America’s leading provider of environmental and industrial services. From 2011 to 2015, he was Assistant Controller for Superior Gas Liquids, a division of Superior Plus, a leading North American distributor and marketer of propane and distillates and related products and services.