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Certified Welders, HVAC Mechanics, Fabricators in Midland

In 1956 Fred Hook Ltd. planted its roots in Midland and has been providing clients in Simcoe County, Muskoka and Parry Sound with quality installation, repair and maintenance solutions for a wide range of heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and generator equipment ever since. That's more than 6 decades we’ve been upholding a tradition of providing residential, commercial and industrial clients in our community with top-notch workmanship and keen attention to detail.

Founded by Fred Hook, our company is currently owned and operated by Bill Hook who lead a team of experienced and skilled employees that includes:

  • 8 HVAC mechanics
  • 6 welders
  • 9 Sheet metal mechanics
  • 5 sales people
  • 12 mechanics with Gas Fitter II licences to service:
    • HVAC
    • Commercial refrigeration
    • Process heating equipment 
    • Administrative office staff

When it comes to getting the equipment in your home, office or warehouse running smoothly, our extensive fleet of 22 trucks, 9 service vans, 12 pickup trucks and 1 cube van is at the ready to provide exceptional service throughout Southern Georgian Bay. Got a question? Do not hesitate to call or email us. We are always eager to hear from you.


Fred Hook Ltd. (FHL)

  • Combined total plant area of 14,000 sq. ft.
  • 9,000 sq. ft. of space (FHL)/5,000 sq. ft. (GBM) 
  • (1) One shop master (cutting table)
  • (1) One 10’ shear (1/4” thick cap.)
  • (1) One 10’ hydraulic brake (1/4” cap.)
  • (1) One 10’ hand brake (16ga cap.)
  • (1) One 48” box and pan brake 
  • (1) One plasma cutter (1/4” thick cap)
  • (3) Three TIG welding machines (stainless/aluminum)
  • (2) Two portable TIG welding machines (stainless steel)
  • (1) One portable aluminum MIG machine
  • (5) Five MIG welding machines
  • (3) Three stick welding machines
  • (4) Four gas-fired stick welding machines (portable)
  • (3) Three tow motors (heavy lifting)
  • Large extensive range of dies, jigs, fixtures and tooling

Georgian Bay Metals (GBM)

  • (1) One 12’ shear (1/2” cap.) 
  • (1) One 10’ hydraulic brake (1/2” cap.)
  • (1) One 8’ hand brake (16 ga. cap.)
  • (1) Iron worker (cutting and punching holes)
  • (4) Four MIG welding machines
  • (1) One portable stick welding machine
  • (2) Two tow motors
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