Nov. 21, 2017 - George Weston Ltd. says it will close an unprofitable frozen cake factory in the United States by the end of the first quarter of 2018 as it reviews its strategy in light of challenges in its frozen food business.
Nov. 21, 2017 - Tyson Foods Inc. plans to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a $300 million project that is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs when the facility begins operations in late 2019, the company said Monday.
Nov. 16, 2017 - Meat processing company Olymel has added to its Toronto, Ontario-area manufacturing footprint with upgrades at one Brampton, Ont. plant and the acquisition of a second nearby facility. The project also created 100 new jobs in the area.
Nov. 13, 2017 - Rockwell Automation is working with Encana, a North American energy producer, as the main automation contractor (MAC) while the energy company builds three new gas-processing plants in Montney, B.C.
Nov. 9, 2017 - Canadian dairy processor Saputo Inc. says it will shut down a cheese manufacturing facility in Wisconsin next May, affecting about 126 workers.
Nov. 9, 2017 - West Virginia officials announced an agreement on Thursday with China Energy Investment Corp. Ltd. for the company to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas development and chemical manufacturing in West Virginia over 20 years.
Nov. 8, 2017 - Ontario is partnering with Hain Celestial Canada to help the company establish a new manufacturing plant in Quinte West, Ont., and create 26 new jobs in the region.
Nov. 7, 2017 - Transcontinental Inc. announced today the consolidation of its newspaper printing activities in Quebec into three plants, and consequently the closure of Montreal-based Transcontinental Métropolitain by early next year.
Nov. 4, 2017 - Moldmaker Weber Manufacturing Technologies is adding capacity to its production plant in Midland, Ont., with help from the provincial government.
Nov. 3, 2017 - Quebec-based Transcontinental Inc. has acquired a 55-person packaging company located in the St-Laurent borough of Montreal.
Nov. 1, 2017 - One of Nova Scotia’s biggest employers, tire-maker Michelin North America, is under threat if Donald Trump’s proposed changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement are adopted, the province’s trade minister warned Wednesday as he headed to Washington, D.C., for two days of talks with key trade partners in four U.S. states.
Oct. 30, 2017 - An Ontario manufacturer that makes polymers and resins for the automotive and aerospace coatings, ink and plastics industries has announced a $1.7-million expansion project for its plant just south of Guelph, Ont.
Oct. 13, 2017 - Mars Canada has completed a major expansion project at its food processing plant in Bolton, Ont., creating 37 new jobs.
Oct. 9, 2017 - China’s Chengzhi Yongqing Energy Technology Co. Ltd. will build its second Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) process unit using Honeywell technology, which will convert methanol from coal and other sources into olefins to make plastics.
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