From a home-based start-up with only 1 employee—the entrepreneur himself, with the support of Synergie Industries Inc., Icefield Tools Corporation has grown to a well-structured company with a complete management team and 14 employees. It not only moved to a larger facility and increased production capacity to meet demand from around the world, but also implemented Lean Manufacturing and Planning tools and processes and diversified its business and R&D efforts to expand into oil & gas industry.