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Our Company

Spun-off from a long established distributor of commercial and industrial insulation products in 2004, today Artik/OEM has evolved to provide a unique combination of expertise, service and economy in supply to bus, coach and rail car manufacturers across North America.

The company specializes in the supply of added value components packaged into kits for JIT delivery to satisfy all levels of production line requirements utilizing a wide range of laminating, cutting and milling equipment. Manufacturing equipment includes CNC guided Router Tables, High Pressure Water-Jets, Reciprocating and Drag Knife Flash-Cut machines, Trumpf Turret presses as well as automated high-speed die presses.

Design, fabrication and commercial supply is not the end of the services offered, Artik/OEM also is capable to support and co-ordinate technical services required to support the intend use of the products supplied through our company. These services may include acoustical testing and flame and smoke compliance testing which is performed in conjunction with our network of technical partners and accredited testing labs.

With equally equipped and capable fabrication facilities located both in the United States and Canada, Artik/OEM is capable to provide final products with full compliance to both the BAA (Buy America Act) in the USA as well as the same mandated for vehicles produced in Canada – an important issue for OEM transit builders.


Osage Iowa

Osage Iowa

Location: Our fabrication centers are well situated to allow for efficient flow of raw materials into these facilities and more importantly within economical shipping ranges of our customer base across North America as well as Mexico. The company also operates a 25,000 sf service center in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

Size: Production facilities in Osage, Iowa as well as in Ajax, Ontario range in the area of 30,000 s.f. of manufacturing and storage space.

Quality: Driven by our commitment to ISO quality standards, Artik/OEM maintains a leading position in the market offering quality parts delivered on time, the first time – every time! Our plants located in Canada as well as the United States are ISO 9001: 2015 certified offering uniformity to our approach to quality and delivery performance at each of our fabrication centers. Beyond ISO accreditations, the company is proud to be certified to many of our customers specialized quality platforms which demand a higher element of compliance and commitment in order to be considered as a vendor to these international participating transit builders. We are proud to be included as a GOLD & PLATNIUM performing supplier to key transit builders in North America and share the value of these awards with our workforce who are ultimately responsible for our companies performance.