Timeline

2014

Bradford facility expansion completed; size doubles to 120,000 square feet

2013

  • Acquired state-of-the-art CNC equipment for Vacuum-Form Tooling
  • Employee Bright Ideas Program is re-launched

2012

Array acquired by Torquest Partners

2011

  • Opened in-house Quality Control testing lab
  • Began sourcing fixture programs from China
  • Recognized with Estée Lauder Supplier Excellence Award

2008

  • Launched ‘DataWeb’ proprietary ERP system
  • Implemented Lean Manufacturing in acrylic facility

2007

  • Awarded Ulta Beauty ‘Vendor of the Year’ Recognition
  • Array introduces toll free Customer Service line

2005

  • Array invests in Rapid Prototyping technology
  • Held 2005 Array Creative Conference in Toronto
  • Opened Array Asia office in Shenzhen, China

2004

Hosted inaugural Array Quality Conference with divisional Presidents and Quality Managers

2000

IDMD acquired by Brentwood Associates, becomes Array Marketing Group

1999

  • Expanded Toronto location to 265,000 square feet
  • IDMD starts recycling plastic and cardboard on a large scale
  • Opened Manhattan, New York office

1996

Array sponsors Toronto premiere of ‘Ragtime’ The Musical; all proceeds go to BCRF

1994

New state-of-the-art facility, IDMD moves to 45 Progress Dr. in Toronto, ON (current location)

1993

IDMD pioneers Open Service merchandising system and has a hand in revolutionizing the way cosmetics are sold today

1992

  • Began the tradition of manufacturing Pink Ribbon promotional displays
  • Acquired first CNC machine
  • Became involved with Breast Cancer Research Foundation

1988

  • First Estée Lauder Job: IDMD expands into cosmetic merchandising
  • First international order from Clinique Paris, France
  • Begin producing pharmaceutical packaging

1982

  • IDMD incorporated
  • IDMD purchases molding equipment
  • First significant order – miniature IBM PC caddy desk set

1981

IDMD Founded: distributed promotional items such as mugs, key chains, and bottle openers