Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Ontario supports Tillsonburg Custom Foods’ manufacturing investment with $5M

March 4, 2024
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Tillsonburg Custom Foods is investing $35 million with support from the Ontario government. The funds will reportedly be used to add new equipment to increase production at the company’s Trenton and St. Mary’s facilities. This province is providing $5 million through its Regional Development Program. The project will create a total of 78 new jobs.

“Since 2018, we have seen more than 700,000 jobs added to Ontario thanks to companies like Tillsonburg Custom Foods,” said Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. “Our government is proud to support local manufacturers as they expand and create more good-paying jobs. Thank you, Tillsonburg Custom Foods, for choosing Ontario.”

“Tillsonburg Custom Foods is proud to continue to invest locally and expand our operations to provide jobs to the local community,” said Ed Lamers, President at Tillsonburg Custom Foods. “With the support from the province of Ontario through the Regional Development Program, Tillsonburg Custom Foods will remain a leader in the nation’s food processing sector and add to our capabilities to make butter tarts, meat pies, appetizers and fully cooked products for both domestic customers and the export market.”

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