Jan. 13, 2015 – Outdoor apparel maker Canada Goose has acquired a 45,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in the Toronto area from its contractor, Grand Harbour Clothing. The acquisition will add 70 employees to its staff and is expected to boost efficiency by 25 per cent.
Located in the Scarborough area of Toronto, this is the company’s second manufacturing plant in the Greater Toronto Area. The HyBridge Lite collection, a line of lightweight jackets and vests, will be produced at the site.
The acquisition is expected to boost efficiency by 25 per cent and add 70 employees to its staff, said Canada Goose, adding that it plans to invest in new technologies and infrastructure to retool the facility.
“I’m proud to be leading the charge in rebuilding apparel manufacturing infrastructure; this is an important investment that not only expands our footprint, but significantly increases productivity by transforming a great factory into a world-class manufacturing campus through innovative technologies and processes,” said Dani Reiss, the company’s president and CEO.
— With files from the Canadian Press