Ontario is partnering with local businesses in Cambridge and Kitchener to create 83 new jobs and retain 250 positions in the manufacturing and food processing sectors.
The province's investments in Cambridge include the following partners and projects:
Leoni Elocab manufactures high performance custom cables and custom plug and play cable systems for the global market. With support from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund, the company will expand its facility and purchase new equipment that will enable them to develop new product lines.
National Pasta produces fresh, frozen, and dry and gluten free pasta sauces and entrees.With support from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund, the company upgraded their manufacturing capabilities with new equipment.
New World Friction manufactures passenger car and light truck brake pads for major auto parts retailers. With support from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund, the company is upgrading its equipment to susbtantially improve the plant's capacity and output.
Trillium Metal Stampings is a manufacturer of metal stamping and mechanical assemblies for automotive, appliance, locomotive and construction industries across North America. With support from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund, the company will expand its facility and purchase new equipment that will increase its production.
" I am pleased these four great companies are partnering with us through the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund. Our regional investment funds are helping to create good jobs and supporting companies that are pursuing innovations that will help them stay competitive in today’s global economy," said Kathryn McGarry, MPP Cambridge.
Supporting good jobs and helping businesses grow is part of the government's plan for fairness, and providing care and opportunity during this period of rapid economic change. The plan includes free prescription drugs for everyone under 25, and 65 or over, through the biggest expansion of medicare in a generation, free tuition for hundreds of thousands of students, a higher minimum wage and better working conditions, and free preschool childcare from 2 ½ to kindergarten.
" The manufacturing and food processing sectors play important roles in Ontario’s economy, and I am pleased that our strategic investments will help these forward-thinking Cambridge companies create good jobs and grow the local economy. With support from regional economic development programs, we can help companies keep growing and invest in their communities," said Jeff Leal, Minister Responsible for Small Business
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