Timeline

1970

Modern Engineering Design Associates o/a MEDA Limited founded

Modern Engineering Design Associates o/a MEDA Limited founded
Mel and Carole Lawn founded Modern Engineering and Design Associates in Windsor, Ontario to provide exceptional design services to the automotive industry.

1986

MEDA Technical Services Incorporated (Michigan) established

MEDA Technical Services Incorporated (Michigan) established
In 1986 MEDA expanded into the United States, providing engineering and design services to the Detroit big three and their Tier One supply base.

1990

MEDA - University of Windsor Scholarship Fund created

MEDA - University of Windsor Scholarship Fund created
1990 Relationship began between MEDA and the University of Windsor. In addition to providing scholarships to University students; MEDA has also worked closely with the University Engineering department on various initiatives throughout the years.

1994

MEDA Charitable Trust established

Founded to recognize individuals within the community who demonstrate acts of bravery, heroism, kindness and citizenship in various fields of charitable endeavours which benefit the community and become role models for others. The charity has since expanded to include helping raise money to donate to other like-minded and community oriented charities.

2000

Ricardo MEDA Joint Venture formed (Michigan)

MEDA Technical Services Incorporated joined forces with Ricardo to provide world class contract engineering solutions to the automotive industry.

2002

MEDA Expands to Greater Toronto Area

Continuing its growth, MEDA expanded to the Greater Toronto Area to better serve existing OEM customers and provide exceptional services in the 401 corridor from Windsor to Toronto.

2006

Modern Staffing is established

Modern Staffingis established
In 2006 MEDA formed Modern Staffing in Windsor, Ontario. A stand-alone entity driven to continually raise the level of service for both client and employee within the temporary staffing industry.

Carole Lawn scholarship fund & Mel Lawn scholarship fund.

MEDA - University of Windsor Engineering Scholarship fund.

Fund awarded annually to one male & one female recipient.

2008

MEDA acquires Ricardo’s share of Ricardo MEDA. MEDA Engineering & Technical Services formed to build on the success of the joint venture.

 

MEDA SR & ED product Development commences.

MEDA SR & ED product Development commences.
MEDA’s research and development department begins work on their first project. Since then many projects have been worked on with various education facilities throughout the province.

2009

MEDA expands to Texas

When an industry leader of heavy construction equipment moved their engine line to Texas MEDA was asked to support their Material Planning & Logistics planning and Test Engineering development. Upon successful launch of the facility, MEDA maintained its presence in the area to provide engineering and contract services to an ever growing market.

2010

MEDA Civil & Structural services group formed

One of the area’s most revered and respected civil engineer, Dr. Murty Madugula joined MEDA to form its Civil and Structural services group providing services to various industries. Scientific Research and Development for the construction industry began under his leadership.

2013

Modern Staffing expands to Texas

Modern Staffing expands to Texas
Following the road map for success that Modern Staffing in Ontario laid out - treating customers, candidates and internal staff with the utmost respect and a desire to go above and beyond - Modern Staffing in Texas was founded to provide clients and candidates a better alternative.

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