Founded in 1964, Ted Kosiorek started his own shop renting space in west-end Toronto. Within five years the new company, Cyclone, began production of aircraft parts, now Cyclone’s mainstay operation.
In co-operation with a Detroit-based company, Cyclone was the first to manufacture indexable cutters, which are now used throughout the industry.
Then, in 1985, the company opened its Mississauga operations and refocused on what it has always done best: the production of aircraft components. The company purchased its first CNC machine in the 1980s. In 1990, leadership was passed from Kosiorek to the new president, Andrew Sochaj, a Cyclone employee since 1977.
Timeline / Milestones
First CNC machine
Company relocated to Rapistan Location
Century Location opened
Meadowpine Location opened
Danbro Location opened
Diversified into Aerospace industry
Purchased by Andrew Sochaj
Purchased Water Jet
Milton Location opened
Krasnik, Poland Location opened