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L.V. Lomas Adds Bench Strength to Help with Further Expansion into the U.S. Market

February 18, 2014

L.V. Lomas has just strengthened its U.S. team with the addition of three new senior managers. Lomas will apply and extend the same business practices, culture and structure they have built in the Canadian markets for over 50 years to this new U.S. business.

L.V. Lomas is excited to welcome the following to the team:

Sally Crawford – Sally joins Lomas in the role of U.S. Sales & Marketing Director – Food, Personal Care, and Nutrition. Her responsibilities include food ingredients, personal care, home care, pharmaceuticals and nutrition markets. Sally will work out of the existing L.V. Lomas office based in Portland, Oregon.

Mark Stepanek – Mark joins Lomas in the role of U.S. Sales & Marketing Manager – Personal Care and Industrial. Mark is based in Long Beach, California.

Kyle Wendel – Kyle joins Lomas in the role of U.S. Sales & Marketing Director – Industrial Markets. This will include coverage across the coatings, inks, plastics, and rubber markets. Kyle is based out of Houston, Texas.

Sally, Mark and Kyle all worked together at Lipscomb Chemical Company for the last 13 years. This combined wealth of experience will be welcomed by all of our future U.S. customers and principals. Lomas is convinced that this talent base will prove to be invaluable in building the business.

This expansion will allow Lomas to grow their business model in the U.S. market as they have in Canada. This move will provide them the base from which they can grow faster outside of the Canadian market with the intension of extending, where feasible, the relationship and service to their principal partners.

L.V. Lomas is Recognized as One of Greater Toronto's Top Employers of 2014

January 1, 2014

L.V. Lomas has been recognized as a Top Employer in two separate categories for 2014.

As published in the Globe and Mail, Lomas has been selected as one of the Top Small and Medium Employers 2014. The Top Small and Medium sized employer list is new this year and focuses on companies that have less than 500 employees.

Lomas has also been selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2014. This special designation recognizes the Greater Toronto employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

Both competitions are an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers.

"Successful placement on these two Top Employer lists this year is a wonderful achievement which we can all take pride in. We are proud of all our employees and our culture" says Sheila Kendall, Head of Human Resources at L.V. Lomas.

About Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers
Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers is a new competition that recognizes small and medium enterprises that lead the nation in creating exceptional workplaces with forward-thinking human resources policies. Canada's SME sector is tremendously important to the nation and is responsible for:
  • over half of the nation's gross domestic products
  • nearly 90% of the private-sector labour force; and
  • over three-quarters of the new jobs created in the past decade
For more information on this competition please refer to: www.canadastop100.com/sme/

About Greater Toronto's Top Employers
Now entering its ninth year, Greater Toronto's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the Greater Toronto employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work. This year's winners were announced in a special feature published by The Globe and Mail on November 27, 2013.

For more information on this competition please refer to: www.canadastop100.com/toronto/

Lomas Logistics Acquires Trans Canada Distribution

January 1, 2014

Lomas Logistics, a division of L.V. Lomas Limited has recently acquired Trans Canada Distribution Inc. ("Trans Canada").

Trans Canada Distribution Inc. is a provider of GMP compliant warehousing and distribution services. Handling the regulatory and compliance issues related to importing and distributing drug products, natural health products, active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and medical devices. Trans Canada assists Canadian and foreign manufacturers to navigate the constantly evolving Health Canada regulations by providing cost-effective warehousing and fulfillment for regulated products.

Trans Canada Distribution Inc. is licensed by Health Canada to distribute pharmaceuticals, medical devices and natural health products. Trans Canada holds an Establishment License (for products bearing Drug Identification Numbers - DINs), a Natural Health Product Site License (for products bearing Natural Product Numbers - NPNs) and a Medical Device Establishment License.

Effective January 1, 2014, Trans Canada Distribution Inc. will be fully integrated into Lomas Logistics and will operate under the new name of Lomas Logistics Limited (www.lomaslogistics.com).

"I am really excited about the enhanced capabilities that this acquisition has given to Lomas Logistics in advancing our value proposition to customers in the healthcare/wellness space. Healthcare is an important vertical market for Lomas Logistics and this will help us continue to grow our market share in the Healthcare Logistics field in Canada in addition to the Importer of Record solutions we have with many US and European manufacturers." says Harry Smit, Vice President of Lomas Logistics.

L.V. Lomas launches new state-of-the-art facility

August 1, 2013

L.V. Lomas is proud to introduce a brand new state-of-the-art facility including three different laboratories. The new Lomas Technical Center is located in Brampton and has 10,000 sq. ft. of space entirely devoted to serving more of their clients' needs. The opening of the new laboratories now marks the ability for clients to work directly with the Lomas team on formulation and product development. The Lomas Technical Center is made up of a Food Application Lab, an Analytical Lab and a Home & Personal Care Lab. This facility also includes a 50 seat training room.

The primary focus of the Food Application Lab is prototype development and formulation. The Lomas team works with clients on prototype formulation using the breadth of ingredients available at Lomas. The Food Application Lab also prepares finished samples that showcase key functionality of ingredients and helps clients create new and novel products based on market demands.

The Analytical Lab also allows L.V. Lomas to complete their own QA analyses, including:

  • Bulk ingredients and manufactured value added blends
  • Chemical titration of fats and oils
  • Food-safety allergen
  • Other analytical work including specific gravity, viscosity, water activity, refractive index etc.

The Lomas Presentation Room is a state-of-the-art communications technology hub for lectures, presentations and technical seminars. Lomas now offers Technical Seminars for customers providing innovative ideas to target trends and showcase functionality of specific ingredients. In addition to the Technical Seminars, Lomas will now offer 3-4 free Food Symposiums per year focused on market trends, applications and ingredient solutions with hands on benchwork.

CHP Membership Announcement

October 21, 2013

We are excited to announce that we are now a proud member of Consumer Health Products Canada.


Employee Announcements 2015

January 5, 2015

Todd Watts (Brampton, ON) January 5, 2015
L.V. Lomas is pleased to announce the addition of Todd Watts to the position of Marketing Manager. Todd will be working within the Pet Food group reporting directly to Bill Standeven, Director of the Pet Food Division.

Todd will be focused with the development and management of various feed and food ingredients in the United States. Todd's previous work experience and industry knowledge will prove invaluable as he begins his new role, and as Lomas continues to grow the Pet Food division.


Doreen Kilfoil (Brampton, ON) January 5, 2015
L.V. Lomas is pleased to announce that Doreen Kilfoil will be joining the company in the position of Manager, Product Quality, Safety and Regulatory Compliance. Doreen holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering diploma from the Technical University of Nova Scotia. She also holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), diploma in Engineering from Dalhousie University. Doreen is coming to Lomas with 17 years' of related experience in the areas of quality assurance, quality control, regulatory compliance, product development, plant management, and environmental, health and safety primarily for Sensient Flavors.

In her new role she will be responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the Quality, Regulatory Affairs and Safety team who are involved with the monitoring, controlling and improvement of systems and programs. Doreen will also be providing assistance to marketing, sales and warehouse staff in product regulatory matters, and managing corporate risk regarding environmental, health and safety and regulatory.

Lomas is excited to have Doreen join Lomas and wishes her success in her new role.

Articles & Downloads

Employee Announcement
Feb 10, 2014 (PDF:272KB)

Employee Announcement
Oct 28, 2013 (PDF:268KB)

Employee Announcement
Jul 12, 2013 (PDF:267KB)

Past Articles & Downloads

Employee Announcement
May 8, 2013 (PDF:96KB)

Employee Announcement
Jan 24, 2013 (PDF:129KB)

Employee Announcement
Nov 24, 2012 (PDF:184KB)

Employee Announcement
Mar 1, 2012 (PDF:128KB)

Employee Announcement
Dec 1, 2011 (PDF:350KB)

Cargill Expansion of Repertoire
Nov 1, 2011 (PDF:589KB)

SBU Employment Shifts
Jul 19, 2011 (PDF:184KB)

Jason Gray Joins L.V. Lomas
Jul 11, 2011 (PDF:130KB)

Structural Changes Within The Food SBU
Jun 1, 2011 (PDF:123KB)

L.V. Lomas has been named one of the "Best Places to Work in Canada" for a third year in a row
Apr 15, 2011 (PDF:137KB)

Now Approved for Fibre Oat Claims in Canada
Oct 10, 2010 (PDF:3921KB)

L.V. Lomas introduces our newest Principals
Oct 10, 2010 (PDF:1402KB)

Introducing Lomas Logistics
Sep 1, 2010 (PDF:1573KB)

One Step Closer to Healthy Living
Jun 10, 2010 (PDF:273KB)

L.V. Lomas is HACCP Certified
May 10, 2010 (PDF:1474KB)

L.V. Lomas named as one of the 10 best places to work in Canada
Apr 20, 2010 (PDF:368KB)

Lomas and Saputo: Innovation you can taste
Nov 25, 2009 (PDF:692KB)

L.V.Lomas gets green light on noveon
Nov 2, 2009 (PDF:664KB)

L.V. Lomas welcomes ISI as a new Principal
Oct 20, 2009 (PDF:595KB)

Letica's Canadian Reach Expands West
Jan 26, 2009 (PDF:130KB)

L.V. Lomas is dedicated to being the absolute best.
Jan 22, 2009 (PDF:140KB)

L.V. Lomas Opens a New Office in Seattle
Jul 22, 2008 (PDF:148KB)

L.V. Lomas has landed in Shanghai
May 27, 2008 (PDF:83KB)

We have been hard at work building our plastics offering
May 22, 2008 (PDF:80KB)

Try our Third Party Logistics services
Apr 29, 2008 (PDF:273KB)

Superior Choices. We source from top international manufacturers.
Apr 21, 2008 (PDF:130KB)