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BLASTING: Nordex wins first order for Johnex “Buttbuster”

ONTARIO – Nordex Explosives of Kirkland Lake, ON, has received the first firm purchase orders totalling $750,000 for the new Johnex "Buttbuster" product. Delivery is slated for Q1 2014.


ONTARIO – Nordex Explosives of Kirkland Lake, ON, has received the first firm purchase orders totalling $750,000 for the new Johnex “Buttbuster” product. Delivery is slated for Q1 2014.

Buttbuster is a perimeter control product manufactured by under licence from Johnex Explosives of Australia in Nordex’s new production facility. The plant can turn out up to 120 cases per shift of the blasting agent. This is the first technologically advanced Buttbuster manufacturing plant outside Australia.

“We appreciate the support that Johnex Explosives, the Ontario government and our shareholders have provided us and now we are focused on growing higher margin sales,” says Nordex CEO Jim Taylor. “With the exclusive rights to the manufacturing and distribution of the Buttbuster products in Canada, Nordex Explosives Ltd. is the only company with the ability to supply the construction and mining industries with one of the best and most efficient perimeter control products in the world.”

For details about Buttbuster and a video about its production, visit Buttbuster.NordexExplosives.com.


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