Voice of Customer

Some of you were recently contacted for an exercise we referred to as “Voice of Customer” (VOC). Several themes emerged, and we are pleased to report on three elements Tripar has implemented; Finishing, Low Profile Insulated Ceiling (IC) Box & Engineering Services.

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Tripar Recessed Downlight Guide – 5th Edition

Tripar launched its Recessed Downlight Guide in 2017 to explain the mechanical aspects and requirements imposed by UL1598; the principal governing downlight luminaire specification for the North American market, offering a multitude of solutions. Our clients constantly refer to this guide, several of whom have referred to it as “their bible”!

In an effort to continuously support our clients, we always look to update this guide, and recently launched the 5th edition. As the largest stamped and fabricated metal components supplier to the lighting industry, we take pride in listening to and collaborating with our clients to develop innovative solutions and manufacture various new products that respect these standards.

Having identified gaps in the industry, Tripar’s R&D Department developed and brought to the market the following components, all of which, and so much more, are now featured in this 5th edition.

February 2021. J-Box Twist 32™ & Twist 64™ Series

Available with inside volume of either 32 or 64 cu.in.
Both series available with Z-Bracket, Flat or “Twist”.

October 2020. I.C. Boxes with Junction Box 70

Containing one of our largest junction boxes;
approx. 70 cu.in.

October 2019. T-Grid Plate

Available with ends flat or bent up 90°.
Accepts 1287 bar hangers.

May 2019. Black I.C. Boxes

Made of black pre-painted steel for maximum heat dissipation, and additional benefits, including smashing looks!

May 2019. Shutter™ Plaster Frame

Adjustable hole, from 3” to 5-1/2”,
in both round & square!

May 2019. Small Ultra Shallow I.C. Box

Available  in Chicago Plenum & Ultra-Airtight versions.
Fits with 1286 plaster frame series.
Attainable in black pre-painted steel.

April 2017. Universal Driver Boxes

Available in 2 sizes: Small (2-3/8” W x 1-5/8” H) & Large (4” W x 2” H) in variable length from 8” to 120”.

October 2016. Commercial L-Bar™ Hanger

Besides being incredibly robust, these identical bars mate together and offer over a dozen unique features.

For more information please read or download the 5th edition of the recessed guide, click here.

New Assemblies Configurator, Decorative Parts & Bar Hanger Load Tests

New Assemblies Configurator

Tripar’s online catalog has long since featured a wide selection of New Construction Assemblies, each of which now includes a dropdown allowing you to select from amongst the most common configurations. Doing so changes both the images and component list to match, as well as providing updated spec sheets showing the various configurations of each assembly on a single page.

This new ability to visualize our different assembly options allows us to showcase how our parts can be mounted and brought together in various forms to accommodate the evolving needs of our clients. To discover these new enhancements, please click here to visit our catalog.

We encourage you to play around with the various assembly configurations available and download the corresponding spec sheet to gather full details.

Decorative Parts

We have updated this section of our catalog, now showing our most popular items. As always, please contact us if you do not see what you are looking for!

Please click here to visit this catalog section.

Bar Hanger Load Test:
L-Bar™ 1487 vs. Bar Hanger 1287 – Mechanical performance

As a result of ongoing inquiries on the load bearing capabilities amongst our most popular bar hangers, Tripar’s Engineering Team recently conducted load testing on our 1287 Bar Hanger vs. our 1487 Commercial L-Bar Hanger. Both bar hangers were tested separately under different common mounting conditions. Click here to see the results of this test.

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Newsletter Website updates & New Press Capabilities Added

New Website

We are happy to announce that new sections and content were added to our website to showcase our key capabilities that set us apart, these are:

Engineering Services

Tripar’s engineering ‘backbone’ allows us to support all required pre-production elements, from Design for Manufacturability, solids modeling (CAD), technical drawing creation, through to prototyping and sampling. This uniquely enables us to support our clients through all stages of the product manufacturing life cycle.

The Tripar Advantage – What sets us apart

As one of the most skilled and respected manufacturers in the industry, we proudly exploit the duality of metal stamping and fabrication technologies. We collaborate with our clients to solve their problems with innovative solutions, quickly, and competitively.

New Capabilities – 220 Ton Press

Tripar continues to invest in new functionality. We recently added the AIDA 2000 machine to our list of press capabilities and are looking forward to leveraging this 220 ton press – our biggest yet – as we continue to support our clients.

Newsletter March 2020 TriparTech and Case Study

Web Site News

Tripar continues to update its website and just recently published

its 6th TriparTech and 3rd Case Study.


After publishing “Design for Manufacturability, Part I: Tolerance Tolerant Design” in October 2019, Tripar is pleased to publish a follow on to this with Design for Manufacturability, Part II: Feature Design”.

Please click here to learn more about all the advantages of proper Feature Design in the latest TriparTech.


Another success story on how Tripar was able to better assist its clients and develop innovative solutions is demonstrated by the following Case Study:

This is now showcased on our website. Please click here to see more case studies.

Want to see what Tripar’s engineering team can do to help your business? Challenge us to see what can be achieved!

Newsletter January 2020 Tripar’s 70th Anniversary Xmas Party

Tripar’s 70th Anniversary XMAS Party

Tripar closed off the year with a fantastic Xmas Party!

On December 20th, 2019, Tripar hosted a special holiday party for all its employees and their significant other to celebrate its 70th anniversary.
This was a great opportunity for the entire team to spend quality time together, eat well, dance and congratulate our president Lloyd and his family on Tripar’s 70th anniversary!

Web Site Updates

Tripar continues to update its website and just recently published the following two new pages:


It’s always nicer to know who you are dealing with! This new section will introduce you to many of the Tripar team who work effortlessly to cater to our clients’ needs. Please click here to see this new page.


Tripar constantly looks for ways to better assist its clients. This is best demonstrated when Tripar’s engineering team consults its clients to develop innovative solutions to meet their evolving demands. Superb examples of this commitment are presented in the following case studies :

These two are the first of our “Case Studies” series, which are now showcased on our website. Please click here to see this new page.

Want to see what Tripar’s engineering team can do to help your business? Challenge us to see what can be achieved!

Newsletter October 2019 Tripar’s Open House

Tripar Open House: Our 70th Anniversary Celebration

Tripar is excited to announce that last month’s Open House celebrating our 70th anniversary was a great success!

On Sept 24th, we had the pleasure of welcoming Tripar’s founder and our president’s father, Ben Sevack, as well as the entire Sevack family during our first day! Ben & Lloyd cut the cake together to symbolize the strong bond that binds both to Tripar and theirselves.

We were also honored to receive Rivière-des-Prairies’ Mayor, Caroline Bourgeois, Karim Elfilali from the City of Montreal, Simon Gaudreault and Marie Quesnel from CFIB, who were all present during our festivities.

Many of our clients took part in the event, visiting us from across Canada and the United States.

During the 3 day-event, Tripar’s management and staff were happy to give tours of the factory, explaining what we do and demonstrating their passion for our facility and operations!

Our 70th anniversary celebration also marked Tripar’s longevity, as Mr. Gaudreault declared: “Today is very hard to find such a long-lived company in the Quebec area”. We agree and couldn’t be happier to be so well supported by our clients, partners and community.

With City Of Montreal

Ben & Lloyd Sevack with the Mayor Caroline Bourgeois & Karim Elfilali, Commissioner for Economic Development.


Ben, Lloyd & Lauren Sevack with the Senior Director of National Research Simon Gaudreault and Bussiness Counsellor Marie Quesnel.

Newsletter April 2019 New CNC Punch/Laser

New CNC Punch/Laser Combination machine:

Tripar has expanded its metal fabrication capabilities over the years with a CNC laser, several CNC Press Breaks, and just last year a brand new CNC Punch/Laser Combination Machine. This incredibly versatile machine often permits the complete processing of workpieces, since many features can be achieved in a single operation; not only punching & laser cutting, but also tapping, forming, bending, extruding, marking of components, and more!

Tripar Metal Fabrication

The machine is focused on between the time segment 0:20 to 0:45.

Please click here to watch more Tripar’s videos on our YouTube channel.

To fully benefit from this machine’s amazing design and manufacturing possibilities, we have produced our CNC Punch/Laser Design Guide, permitting you unlock its true potential. Please click here to download it.


In fact, some of you have had your parts quoted and produced on this machine without even knowing it; a testament to its competitiveness, versatility, and precision!

Newsletter January 2019 70th Anniversary

Tripar 70th Anniversary

1949-2019: Tripar, your trusted partner for 70 years and counting…

2019 marks Tripar’s 70th anniversary! Lloyd Sevack, President has written an open letter to mark the milestone.

To all our valued customers,

When can a company be called a legacy? If longevity and reputation are two measures, I think that Tripar can claim such status. Having been founded in 1949 by my uncle, David, and my Dad, Ben Sevack, my entry into the business in 2001, and the third-generation present, with my daughter, Lauren, Director of Human Resources, this year, 2019, marks our 70th anniversary!

Much has changed since Tripar’s founding, from a rented space with 3 employees and a few presses….Please click here to continue reading the full letter.

Canadian Fabrication and Welding Article

Tripar is featured in the latest (February, 2019) issue of Canadian Fabrication and Welding magazine. Click here to read more about all that Tripar offers, including some of our evolution, challenges, and how we are meeting them. Please click here.