CME Awards Program

Hall of Fame

Ivor Perry

Ivor Perry founded Dimatec in 1988, leading the company to its current position as a trusted market leader through an unerring dedication to providing high quality products and excellent service. The company designs and manufactures innovative, high-quality metal bond diamond products, drilling equipment components, and precision-machined parts for the mineral exploration, mining, geotechnical and energy sectors.

Born In Northern Ireland, Ivor’s professional journey took him through South Africa as a manufacturing control engineer, including a fellowship at the Production Management Institute of South Africa, before landing In Canada in the late 1980s to join what would eventually become Dimatec. Since Its Inception, Ivor has ensured Dimatec stayed on the cutting edge of Innotative developments in the fields it serves, meeting and exceeding ISO standdards. Ivor is committeed to professional excellence, and Is a long-standing member of the Institute of Engineering Designers (MIED), the Canadian Diamond Drilling Association (CDDA), the Industrial Diamond Association (IDA), as well as Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME).

Under Perry’s leadership, Dimatec remains 100% Canadian owned and managed. With Its facility located at the geographic center of North America, the company is able to rapidly transport our products all over the world.