2016
  • Acquired a 50% stake in Vulkan Retail in Mexico

350 Progress Location Opened - 2016
2015
  • Purchased by The Carlyle Group in partnership with the Array management team
  • Paint & Decoration Department – Significant investment to modernize this facility

Purchased by the Carlyle Group -2015
2014
  • Bradford facility expansion completed; size doubles to 120,000 square feet

Bradford Plant Expansion - 2014
2013
  • Acquired state-of-the-art CNC equipment for Vacuum-Form Tooling
  • Employee Bright Ideas Program is re-launched

Cost Savings Idea Program, is re-launched as Employee Bright Idea Program
2012
  • Array acquired by Torquest Partners

Torquest acquires Array
2011
  • Opened in-house Quality Control testing lab
  • Recognized with Estée Lauder Supplier Excellence Award. First time an Indirect Procurement company has won this award.
Estée Lauder Supplier Excellence Award
2008
  • Launched ‘DataWeb’ proprietary ERP system
  • Implemented Lean Manufacturing in acrylic facility

Implemented Lean Manufactuing
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

Opened 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

IDMD acquired by Brentwood, becomes Array Marketing
1999
  • Expanded Toronto location to 265,000 square feet
  • Opened Manhattan, New York office

Opened Manhattan, New York office
1996
  • Sponsored Toronto’s premiere of ‘Ragtime’ The Musical; all proceeds go to BCRF

Sponsored “Ragtime” the Musical world premiere in Toronto Ford Centre for the Performing Arts (later renamed the Toronto Centre for the Arts). Proceeds went to Breast Cancer Research Foundation
1994
  • New state-of-the-art facility, moved into our current location

1993
  • IDMD pioneers Open Service merchandising system and has a hand in revolutionizing the way cosmetics are sold today

IDMD pioneers Open Service merchandising and revolutionizes the way that 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
Got involved with and started manufacturing for Breast Cancer Research Foundation
1985
  • First Estée Lauder Job: IDMD expands into cosmetic merchandising
  • First international order from Clinique Paris, France
  • Begin producing pharmaceutical packaging

Began doing pharmaceutical packaging
1982
  • IDMD incorporated
  • IDMD purchases molding equipment
  • First significant order – miniature IBM PC caddy desk set

First significant order – IBM PC caddy leave behind, for which IDMD purchased Molding Equipment
1981
  • IDMD Founded: distributed promotional items such as mugs, key chains, and bottle openers

IDMD Founded in 1981