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It is a good and company to work forPros are that it is continental shift and you have half the days off.ConsIt is very stressfull work, pvc dust in the environment.
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Consistent work

The job at Apex is secure and consistent, with scheduled pay increases. Everyone work together as a team to build pipe products. I would recommend this place to a friend.
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What a great place to work!

Expectations for productivity are reasonable. Safety is #1 on company's priority list. Factory is clean, but noisy. Hearing protection is required. The managers seem thoughtful and helpful, but they are not on the floor a lot. Supervisors tend to have favourites - too bad. The company looks for things to celebrate - like meeting a quota, or having a great week, or someone retiring, and give out incentives now and then. We have dinners provided occasionally and bar-B-Qs. The continental shift takes some getting used to but provides lots of days off to get things done around the house. I've worked a few places, but this is the best one I've experienced! A negative is the attitude of some fellow workers, but I think they haven't had much experience elsewhere and feel entitled - at least that's my impression. This place also gives annual bonuses, up to 4% in addition to your regular pay.
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Great Company. Good pay.

Ipex prioritized workers safety most of the time. They offer a good salary and offer advancement to their employees. I worked there as an operator and i enjoyed my job when i was there.
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Poorly ran by clueless management.

It’s surprising this plant is still running, The pay is great, benefits are good. Most employees are great to work with, unfortunately it’s ran terribly. They continue to hire management who seem to have never even had a job. Place could be easily be one of the best places to work, But management thinks they know everything and won’t take a single piece of advice from anyone. Unless you’re able to guide them to your ideas, so they can take credit, they won’t even entertain them. Bonus points if you join the managements church they keep hiring managers from
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This company one of high class company and good people on my experience and I recommend to work there any one looking for job and people there are nice especially HR manager explain everything very well and plan manager and all people are nice
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Place is a factory of environmental destruction

The place is a disorganized mess…the environmental impact is astronomical,wasted resources are typical.Air,water and wood products are routinely garbaged…chlorinated plastic is washed into drainage daily. Safety practices are non existent.




Nightmare environment
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Fast paced

Extremely fast paced environment, those who like challenging task, this place is for you, good wages, and benefits, in the beginning it can be very intimidating.
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Lots of promises very little return

They will promise lots of training and advancement but you will quickly realize it will never happen. Managers have that I am the boss mentality no room for conversation. They are neither worried about your physical safety or you mental well being. It’s a place where production is first everything else is second.


Stable employment


Shift sucks, long hours low pay
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great workplace for long term employment

a fun workplace with a great culture of respect and dignity always enjoyed to work there and a strong feeling of belongingness, management is good supervisors are great and


free launch every month and festivals


12 hours shift only
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Great company and a great team

Been working for the company for a year now and I can say this is the best place I've ever worked in. Support is everywhere as well as steering your career in the direction you want to go.
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Good company, pay and benefits

IPEX Pharmacy was a good company to work for. Good pay and benefits but there are a few cons to keep in mind. The job as a line operator requires you to run 2 lines, materials must be checked to ensure proper dimensions are met on an hourly basis and must prepare your own packing materials such as wood and metal straps as well as leaving some for the next shift. If you love to work and always stay busy and multitask a lot? This is the place for you.


Friendly coworkers Good pay and benefits


Long hours Too much multitasking
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Très bon environnement de travail

Grande compagnie à l'heure du jour respectueuse


Très bonne assurances
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No appreciation or support from Management

Pharmacy, ON plant of Ipex is in really bad condition and many things need to be improved.Management is careless and everyone in management are just working to get salary and save their self from any problem(by pointing fingers at others).No opportunity to grow in this perticular plant.Shifts are continental and they want employees to work like robots.The only thing is good salary.




Worst management, Long hours, no appreciation
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Mismanagement and No communication Channels Company

Old managers/directors want to control new onesNo TransparencyOld managers/directors are liars and manipulatorsSome managers/directors are very arrogants Miscommunication and wrong decision making by directors causing bad results, and then they blame others for their mistakesSome managers/directors are sarcastic and hamulatingSome managers/directors always interfere in their team work
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Love this company. The team is awesome! Very dynamic and flexible

IPEX is one of the greatest companies I've worked at. Fast-paced yet fun. You learn new things every day. Very nurturing culture and easy-going management. Simply put you will be willing to do your best to help the organization grow.


Team, Culture, wage, benefits, growth opportunities.
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Great place to work

Best company I have worked so far so much freedom to work and so much support from senior management. They train you to be the best and emphasize on career growth.
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Liberté et travail d'équipe

Nous ne sommes pas enchaînés aux machines. Les pauses ne sont pas chronométré, nous avons une bonne liberté sur le plancher, personne ne nous empêche d'aller manger, boire ou aller à la salle de bain à notre guise. L'ambiance sur les équipes est différente mais toujours agréable. La direction est très présente sur le plancher pour supporter les employés, ils sont très humains. L'horaire proposé peut par-contre ne pas convenir à tous. L'été lors des canicules il fait très chaud, mais la compagnie fourni gratuitement de la slush, mr.freeze et bouteille d'eau.


Slush gratuite l'été, liberté sur le plancher, avancement rapide


Chaleur l'été, travail de nuit
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Was 4th employee to quit in 2014 due to bad mgemt.and lack of respect after 8 years of service. 1 employee 25 years service in2014 piping yard was across street so sometimes had to deal with traffic on Logan Ave.


Health plans+rrsps


Rushing of orders more errors.
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bad Leadership

bad Leadership and toxic workplace environmentlong working hours, work on majors holidaysNice placefree parkingindividual office
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Fast pace

It’s a very good company only it’s a fast pace work well manage company with benefits and bonuses,they take good care of their employees .Yearly increase and lots of overtime


Company bonus, yearly increase, performance increase


Fast pace work, long hrs
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Based on 134 reviews

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3.4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.3 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.1 out of 5 stars for Management
3.2 out of 5 stars for Culture

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