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Apr. 9, 2018 - The Ontario government is partnering with Steam Whistle Brewery to invest in new equipment to expand its product line, creating 100 new jobs and retaining 143 positions in Toronto.
Apr. 3, 2018 - Quebec cheese processor Fromagerie Bergeron says it will be able to lower production costs and improve its competitiveness thanks to an investment of up to $3.9 million from the federal government. The funds, part of a $20-million total expansion investment over four years, will go toward securing new robotic equipment and increasing its production line automation at the Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly plant, says the manufacturer.
Apr. 2, 2018 - Transcontinental Inc. this morning announced an agreement to acquire Coveris Americas for C$1.72 billion, subject to customary closing adjustments, in the Montreal company’s continuing push to become a North American leader in flexible packaging. Coveris Americas is a business held by Coveris Holdings S.A., a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners.
Mar. 14, 2018 - British Columbia-based Icicle Technologies says it will integrate its food production management platform with communications company Bell’s Internet of Things (IoT) platform for “unparalleled broadband wireless connectivity” in Canada’s food industry.
Mar. 12, 2018 - One of Canada’s largest brewing operation will invest in equipment upgrades and new beer tanks and expand its packaging capabilities at its Guelph, Ont., location.
Mar. 9, 2018 - Canadian steel and aluminum producers have dodged U.S. President Donald Trump's global tariffs but continue to grapple with the uncertainty the debate has created.
Mar. 7, 2018 - Transcontinental Inc. announced today it has acquired Multifilm Packaging Corporation, a flexible packaging supplier located in Elgin, Ill., employing more than 70 people. Focusing on high-end candy and chocolate packaging verticals in North America, the company specializes in piece-wraps and high-barrier laminates for the confectionery, snacks and dry foods markets.
Mar. 7, 2018 - With the abandoned smokestacks off the bay and ramshackle factories along 12th Street, it’s easy to pin the blame for this industrial city’s plight on the loss of manufacturing jobs to China and Mexico.
Mar. 6, 2018 - c3controls, a manufacturer of industrial control products based in Beaver, Penn., has opened an operation in the Netherlands to serve the European market. c3controls Europe will serve both western and eastern Europe with its full line of over 15 million product configurations, in categories including power and actuation, control logic, human machine interface, and wiring and cable duct.
Mar. 5, 2018 - Last week Nestlé Canada shared expansion plans for its $51.5-million investment to increase production capabilities at its London, Ont., ice cream factory on Wilton Grove Road.
Mar. 2, 2018 - Transcontinental Inc. is ready to spend more than $1 billion to purchase packaging companies that would diminish the role of commercial printing that has been the cornerstone of the company since its founding 40 years ago.
Feb. 19, 2018 - There was a time when the whole neighbourhood surrounding an east-end Montreal bakery would smell like baking Oreos.
Feb. 17, 2018 - The Spitz sunflower seed plant in southeastern Alberta is to close later this year, throwing 53 people out of work.
Feb. 15, 2018 - The Manitoba government and J.R. Simplot Company have announced a major investment and expansion in the company’s Manitoba-based operations which is expected to create nearly 100 new jobs.
Feb. 10, 2018 - Procter & Gamble has announced it plans to cut 500 jobs over about two years at an Iowa plant as it shifts production to a new factory in West Virginia.

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