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Wendell Wiebe • CEO • Manitoba Aerospace Inc.

“Polyvations provided timely, critical information that guided our COVID-19 pandemic strategic response plan.  The quality and speed of the work exceeded my expectations.”

Polyvations inc.
2020-12-04T17:27:54-05:00
“Polyvations provided timely, critical information that guided our COVID-19 pandemic strategic response plan.  The quality and speed of the work exceeded my expectations.”

Abbas Hosseini, Ph.D. • Mechanical Engineer: Composite Materials, Project Technical Lead • Dynamic Attractions


“Mike's focus on delivering value for his clients is obvious in his daily approach to working with us.”

Polyvations inc.
2020-01-23T00:24:36-05:00
“Mike's focus on delivering value for his clients is obvious in his daily approach to working with us.”

Murray Grant • President • MasterKey Business Solutions


“Mike Hudek is a professional with integrity; he knows how to engage and motivate people and teams to solve complex problems collaboratively. His in-depth technical skills, coupled with his project and process management expertise, ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget, with high-quality results.”

Polyvations inc.
2020-01-23T00:15:54-05:00
“Mike Hudek is a professional with integrity; he knows how to engage and motivate people and teams to solve complex problems collaboratively. His in-depth technical skills, coupled with his project and process management expertise, ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget, with high-quality results.”

Sean McKay • President • Honger Innovations


“Mike's work ethic, logical approach, leadership skills and ability to see the big picture are invaluable.”

Polyvations inc.
2020-01-23T00:00:57-05:00
“Mike's work ethic, logical approach, leadership skills and ability to see the big picture are invaluable.”

Mark Shead • Professional Engineer


“Mike is dedicated, honest and hard working.  He is a proven leader and effective communicator.”

Polyvations inc.
2020-01-27T11:52:58-05:00
“Mike is dedicated, honest and hard working.  He is a proven leader and effective communicator.”
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Polyvations inc.

Why Work With Us?

Maximize the benefits of your business enhancement investments with a multidimensional approach guided by our expertise.

Define and implement practical, effective solutions with our disciplined planning, team-based approach, and extensive network to attract your most appropriate partners.

Leverage our ability to see the big picture and provide technical knowledge to work through the details with your team.

Our Core Values

Trust

Trust is the very essence of our business.

We provide services with integrity and professionalism to honour our clients’ trust.

Collaboration

Collaboration delivers efficient, high-value results.

Strong planning, organization, and communication skills ensure ongoing team engagement.

Cross-functional teams aligned with the big picture get better results.

Understanding

Ensure solutions are practical and relevant by understanding the problem and its broader implications.

See the big picture and identify efficiencies by carefully aligning parallel efforts.

Purpose

Provide exceptional customer value by ensuring all efforts are necessary and meaningful.

Deliver the right balance of quality, timeliness, and cost for each challenge.

About Our President

Mike Hudek, P.Eng.   

Mike brings over 20 years of experience from a diverse range of positions in Industry, Institution, Academic and Not-For-Profit environments. 

He has exceled in many roles and functions: Executive Director, Senior Management, Engineer, Program & Project Management, Sales, Product Development, R&D, Operations and Business System Development. 

Combining this with experience working with manufacturers from many different sectors i.e.: Aerospace, Ground Vehicles, Civil Infrastructure, Thrill Rides and Sporting Goods allows him to take a multi-dimensional approach to innovation and problem solving based on an organization-wide view of the business situation and environment.  This results in a solution that provides greater impact and value to the business since it aligns with the overall business strategy and leverages other parallel investments.

Mike brings a diverse network in industry, academia, industry support and technology organizations, and related government programs.  We leverage this network to build the right team to successfully deliver solutions in a quality, timely and cost effective manner.

Mike’s accomplishments:

Guided the planning and development of hundreds of industry projects for product and capability development

Led the successful establishment of a new thermoplastic forming cell at a major aerospace manufacturer

As a member of the senior management team, helped grow the Composites Innovation Centre from a startup to a 30-person operation

Led the development of two not-for-profits—Canadian Composites Manufacturing R&D (CCMRD) and Composites Knowledge Network—and directed technology development and demonstration projects at several OEMs and small- and medium-sized manufacturers

Led the development and implementation of organization-wide business processes and systems (e.g., the selection and implementation of an enterprise resource planning system for an engineering services company that significantly reduced reporting labour and provided nearly instantaneous access to critical data and reports)

Transformed the sales process, systems, and approach for a not-for-profit, resulting in substantial growth and revenue stability

Developed and delivered numerous industry information workshops (e.g., Why Composites, Inspection Technology/Practices, Composite Defect Identification) that impacted hundreds of attendees.

Secured a repair design certificate from Transport Canada for an electron-beam repair on a commercial aircraft

Registered professional engineer with Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba since January 2006

 

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96 Glenlawn Ave, Winnipeg, MB R2M 0X8