Discover Our History | From PED to Rainhouse Manufacturing Canada Ltd.
Explore Rainhouse’s history. From its inception as Prototype Equipment Design (PED) in 2001 to its rebranding as Rainhouse Manufacturing Canada Ltd in 2017, our company’s journey has been one of growth and evolution. Today, Rainhouse is a prominent player in the North American CNC machining and manufacturing industry, driven by our passion for excellence and innovation.
Max. Turning Diameter: 190mm
Max. Turning Length: 515mm
Left Spindle Speed: 4,500 RPM
Right Spindle Speed: 5,000 RPM
LNS Bar Feeder: 1200mm (L) | 65mm (D)
Like many things in life, this journey has come with challenges but has also brought joy, growth, and the best team!
As big believers in innovation, Rainhouse created an in-house research and development (R&D) department. We have accomplished working with an international consortium to develop smart cutting tools.
Work Envelope mm(in):
710x350H (27.95×13.77H)*with conditions
Spindle Speed: 12,000 RPM
Throughout this long and exciting journey, Ray found two allies who share his vision and demonstrate their passion for what they do every day. Seeing their full potential and love for what they do, in 2019, Ray decided to offer the opportunity to Kory Pollner and Chris Lichty to buy into the company.
Manncorp Pick and Place machine for printed circuit board assembly.
Rainhouse’s annual engineering showcase creates an opportunity for local students to exhibit their engineering projects as well as increases awareness of opportunities available in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) fields by creating networking opportunities for students, industry, and the general public.
PED changed its name and appearance to better reflect our West Coast location and the broadened scope of our business.
Controlled Goods registered.
Made to Measure Blackhawk
1. ISO 9001:2015 certified.
2. Class MA Boiler and Pressure Vessel Licenced (License No.: LPB0201365).
Manncorp Pick and Place machine and reflow oven for printed circuit board assembly.
Chris is passionate about learning how things work and all things manufacturing. He is an experienced machinist with 15+ years’ experience who can make almost any imaginable part a reality.
Rainhouse adds 6 CNC machining centres. The company’s success was showing as they had numerous projects, new partnerships, and some growing pains.
Teresa is a leader at Rainhouse with responsibilities including the oversight of our supply chain coordination, electronic manufacturing services, and office management.
A west coast native, born on Vancouver Island, Kory has 25+ years’ experience in machining and manufacturing. Kory can basically do it all; he is a great machinist, critical thinker, and creative problem solver.
PED was doing well adding 2 CNC machines to its capabilities. Ray began specializing in private company projects in the marine and defence industries as well as continuing to build strong interpersonal connections with his clients.
Our company’s history started as PED in Ray’s basement. Armed with a manual lathe and his first FP4NC machine, the company specialized in private company projects and building strong interpersonal connections with its clients.