About IMS Buhrke-Olson
IMS Companies has combined the resources of two industry leading metal stamping companies - Buhrke Industries and Olson International, Ltd and formed Buhrke-Olson. With three manufacturing locations in the U.S. and Mexico, IMS Buhrke-Olson is a premier source of tooling,custom stamping and assembly in North America.
Since 1937, the company has provided World Class Quality and manufacturing services to the Automotive, Appliance, Electronics and Industrial markets. As a division of IMS, IMS Buhrke-Olson provides customers with the following benefits:
- Manufacturing facilities in Arlington Heights, Illinois as well as in Matamoros, Tamaulipas and Monterrey, N.L., Mexico
- Certificated to TS 16949, ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001
- Highly trained workforce of 700+ employees
- Over eighty stamping presses across all locations ranging from 30 to 600 tons
- World Class Technical and Engineering Services supported by the latest CAD software including AutoCAD™, CATIA V5™, Pro/Engineer™, SolidWorks™ and Fast Form Advance (FTI)
- Innovative design engineering support for product development, tool design and project management from prototype through production
- Extensive experience in the successful design, development and installation of fully automated assembly systems
- Financially strong with continuing access to investment capital as part of the IMS Companies
- Recipient of numerous industry awards from top tier OEM customers
May, 3 2012
THE TMA HONORS MR. MIKE CHESTER WITH THE 2012 WINZELER AWARD
Mr. Mike Chester, CEO of IMS Buhrke-Olson was selected as this year's winner of the Winzeler Award at the TMA's 86th annual meeting on March 24, 2012. The honor is bestowed annually on an individual who demonstrates outstanding service to the tool and die industry.
June 2, 2011
OLSON INTERNACIONAL HONORED WITH DELPHI’S 2010 PINNACLE AWARD
Olson Internacional, S, De R.I., De C.V. of Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico (An operating unit of IMS Buhrke-Olson of Arlington Heights, IL) received Delphi’s 2010 Pinnacle Award for Supplier Excellence. The award, established in 2004, recognizes Delphi’s top suppliers for their contribution to Delphi’s Excellence culture.
July 15, 2010
MR. KEITH KRUTZ NAMED PRESIDENT OF IMS BUHRKE-OLSON
IMS Buhrke-Olson of Arlington Heights, IL – Effective June 1, 2010 Mr. Keith Krutz was appointed President of IMS Buhrke-Olson. Prior to his appointment Mr. Krutz held a number of increasingly responsible positions within IMS Buhrke-Olson including Process Engineer, Director of Tooling, Vice President of Operations and Executive Vice President.
February 14, 2010
IMS BUHRKE-OLSON EXPANDS IN MONTERREY, MEXICO
IMS Buhrke-Olson of Arlington Heights, IL announces a major expansion of its manufacturing plant in Monterrey, N.L., Mexico. The addition to the Monterrey facility, in operation since 2006, will increase total square footage from 42,000 to 142,000.
January 15, 2010
OLSON INTERNATIONAL MONTERREY, AN IMS BUHRKE-OLSON OPERATING COMPANY, RECEIVES "SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT" AWARD
TK Holdings, a leading manufacturer of airbag safety systems, has selected Olson International Monterrey as the winner of their “Quality Circles for Suppliers, Supplier Development Project”. Olson International Monterrey is an operating unit of IMS Buhrke-Olson, a company specializing in the manufacture of custom, precision metal stampings and assemblies.
June 8, 2008
IMS COMPANIES ACQUIRES OLSON INTERNATIONAL LTD
IMS Companies LLC of Des Plaines, IL – A holding company with manufacturing operations in the Midwest and Mexico announces the acquisition of Olson International Ltd. of Lombard, IL along with Olson’s affiliated operations in Matamoros and Monterrey, Mexico.
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511 W. Algonquin Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4499
847-981-7550 ext. 6549
947-981-7550 ext. 6522
947-981-7550 ext. 6529
Calle Energia #303
Parque Industrial La Silla Apodaca
Apodaca N.L., MX 66600
Phone: 011-52-811-156-6900 511 West Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: 847-981-7550 Av Lauro Villar Km 7.5
Matamoros, Tamaulipas 87499