Our History

From its early roots in materials science development through to its commercialization of the pioneering modular composite pole and more recently to its growth and capacity expansion, RS Technologies Inc. has evolved into a game-changing force on the global stage. With 26 years of engineering, manufacturing excellence and industry thought leadership, RS continues to solve the dynamic challenges placed on today's grid infrastructure.

Key Milestones:

1995

RS founded as "Recycled Solutions for Industry"
   

2003

RS manufactures first filament wound composite utility poles
   

2006

First major installation for Great Lakes Power at 230kV
   

2007

Tilbury, Ontario manufacturing facility established
   

2010

First long term supply agreement awarded
   

2014

RS accelerates industry education and standards for FRP composite poles through ASCE, IEEE, ACMA, and other industry associations
   

2017

First product line extension with the introduction of the Fire Shield™ in response to increased demand for fire threat mitigation solutions
   

2020

RS expands into the U.S. with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in St. George, Utah
   

2021

Q3 sees the introduction of the unifying PowerON™ parent brand while Q4 sees production begin at the new St. George facility