Founded in 1997, C-West Custom Fixtures Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer of specialty millwork and retail store fixtures. We have developed a range of services based on our history of working with some of the most recognized brands in the retail world. Our process has been refined to ensure a smooth transition from concept to completion.
Initial Meeting & Project Scope
Whether in person, on the phone, or online, our initial meeting with your team is always free. In this meeting, you'll meet your project manager and discuss your vision. Together, you will work to define the scope of your project from a big-picture perspective. We'll also discuss timelines, budgets, and start discussing contracts.
Your project manager will then oversee your project and be your main contact throughout. C-West project managers have extensive experience with retailers of all types and with all sorts of projects. Take a look through our portfolio to see samples of the work we've completed.
Our clients will often supply us with some photos to reference for their inspiration as well as photos of existing stores or kiosks. They will also make sure we have their branding specifications, lease requirements, and site measurements.
With all of this in hand, it's over to design to make things happen. This step includes everything from creating floor plans, to engineering structures and creating 3D renderings of concepts. We have on-staff designers that work closely with your team to create what you envision.
Materials & Finishes
Determining finishing materials is part of every project. Your project manager will work with designers and engineers to provide you with recommendations on how to best create your vision. If you're in Calgary, you'll be invited to visit our sample room where you can touch and explore all the options we have available. For national or international clients, we put together sample boards for you that combine your 3D rendering with samples of all the recommended finishes for you to see and touch. All the materials we stock meet current environmental regulations.
Our shop creates a prototype of every piece in a project before it goes into production. Now is the time to make changes to ensure each piece is created and working as designed.
Creating prototypes allows us to troubleshoot and test every element before moving into final production. Attention to detail is paramount at this stage to ensure the first production run is successful in your project roll-out.
Our skilled Red Seal journeymen hand-craft all fixtures with precision and care. Everything from the materials we use, to the designs we create, are made to last. We manufacture all of our projects in Calgary – from retail store fixtures to custom millwork projects. Our custom-designed cabinetry can also have integrated solid surface, metal, glass, plastic, lighting, and signage.
Staging & Quality Control
Projects are assembled and disassembled before delivery to ensure everything works and fit perfectly before arriving at your location. Every project also undergoes strict quality control (QC). Our team follows a 3-point inspection plan on all projects. Shop lead, shop foreman, and shipping lead all take the time to inspect each project before it leaves our shop - ensuring function, finish and overall presentation are exactly what you will expect at install.
Your project manager will work with you to ensure everything for your project gets from our warehouse in Calgary to your location. We work closely with shipping companies to find the most reliable and cost-effective options for you.
We preassemble all fixtures to allow for seamless installations. Our team of Red Seal trades oversees every aspect of the installation to ensure perfection. It’s our attention to every detail from the warehouse to the final location that really sets C-West apart.
Once everything has been installed and your project is complete, we will schedule a meeting with your team. Because our projects are so intricate, custom and new, these meetings are a great time to celebrate the success of the project and discuss learnings for future projects. C-West approaches every new client as an opportunity to build a life-long relationship. Investing our time in supporting you post-install is part of our commitment to your success.
We have the expertise to deliver high-quality projects, on schedule and on budget.