Ontario is partnering with DESCH Canada Ltd. to create 30 new jobs and retain 35 existing positions in Cambridge.
Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge, made the announcement today at DESCH Canada Ltd. on behalf of Jeff Leal, Minister Responsible for Small Business.
DESCH Canada Ltd. is a market leader in drive technologies and manufacturer of power transmission products for niche markets. The company makes and distributes industrial machinery parts including clutch and brake combinations, gearboxes and crankshafts.
With support from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund, DESCH Canada is expanding its facility and purchasing new equipment to manufacture a new industrial transmission system for heavy duty trucks. With these enhancements, the company is further strengthening its competitiveness and expanding into global markets.
Supporting advanced manufacturing in southwest Ontario is part of Ontario's plan to create fairness and opportunity during this period of strong economic growth. The plan includes a higher minimum wage and better working conditions, free tuition for hundreds of thousands of students, easier access to affordable child care, and free prescription drugs for everyone under 25 through the biggest expansion of medicare in a generation.
" Our government is partnering with DESCH Canada to help them adopt innovative new technologies and grow their international business, creating new jobs and opportunity in Cambridge. Our support for the advanced manufacturing sector in southwestern Ontario is just one of the ways we’re helping companies like DESCH boost their competitiveness and strengthen local economies for many years to come."
- Jeff Leal
Minister Responsible for Small Business
" We are happy to support innovative businesses like DESCH Canada, which is an important employer in Cambridge. This investment will create new jobs and help boost our economy. I look forward to seeing the positive impact this project will bring to the people of Cambridge."
- Kathryn McGarry
MPP for Cambridge
" At DESCH Canada, we always strive to be a leader in innovation and advanced manufacturing. This investment will help us achieve our growth plan, while creating highly skilled jobs in Cambridge, and strengthening the regional economy and Ontario as a whole."
- Stephen Pack
COO, DESCH Canada Ltd.
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