Province Invests in Midland Automotive Parts Manufacturer to Boost Local Economy

ZF Automotive in North Simcoe

Ontario supports $7.8-million surge in Southwestern Ontario economy with $1.2-million Regional Development Program investment. The Ontario government is supporting an investment of more than $7.8 million by ZF Automotive Canada to help boost Ontario’s automotive and domestic manufacturing sectors, while attracting investment to the local economy. The province is investing nearly $1.2 million in the […]

Province Celebrates Manufacturing Day

Manufacturing in North Simcoe

Manufacturing Day kicks off a full month of activities to celebrate all Ontario-based manufacturers, from the small 3D print shop to the large automaker. This is also an opportunity for young people to learn about the high-value, high-tech, high-skilled and high-paying career opportunities manufacturing offers, especially as the province begins to make the next generation […]

Featured Video: The Injection Molding Process

Baytech Plastics Inc. is a custom injection mold manufacturer, finisher and assembler of high quality plastic components. Check out their latest video featuring the injection molding process. Find out more about Baytech Plastics here.  

Proudly Connecting Consumers to Ontario Made Products

CME Program Helps Consumers Support Local Business and Manufacturing Jobs. A wide range of Ontario manufacturers, retailers, and businesses have stepped forward to proudly promote made-in-Ontario products through the Ontario Made program. Since launching in July, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)’s SupportOntarioMade.ca website has registered over 4,600 products from over 1,200 local manufacturers. Business leaders […]

Regional partners host fifth annual forum for manufacturing sector virtually

County of Simcoe Economic Development Office

The County of Simcoe’s Economic Development Office, in partnership with member municipalities, the City of Barrie, the City of Orillia, Georgian College, Lakehead University and the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, are presenting the 2020 Simcoe County Virtual Manufacturers’ Forum on Tuesday, November 17. The virtual forum will focus on trends that are shaping the future […]

National Manufacturing Day celebrates ‘extraordinary’ local efforts

Made in Simcoe County

On Oct. 2, the County of Simcoe is recognizing National Manufacturing Day in honour of the region’s tremendous businesses and workforce that continue to support our economy while adapting to support COVID-19 response and recovery. Dedicated to highlighting the benefits of modern manufacturing careers and inspiring the next generation of manufacturers, the county is commemorating this […]

Manufacturing Spotlight: Baytech Plastics

With our communities’ fast growth, many new and exciting career opportunities are becoming available. North Simcoe is home to many high tech manufacturing businesses, health care providers, technology startups, tourism operators, and agricultural companies who are always on the lookout for talented people like you. Discover all that Baytech Plastics has to offer.  

Midland manufacturer’s ozone technology being tested against coronavirus

Franke Kindred Canada Ltd.

Bacteria-killing ozone technology engineered by Franke Kindred staff at the company’s Midland manufacturing facility is currently being tested against the coronavirus. Four years ago, a Midland commercial-product development team designed and developed the Medi-flo sink, which is equipped with several features to help with infection control. An off-centre drain and laminar flow tap help prevent […]

Penetanguishene manufacturer to start producing mask sanitization device

The device, called the Puro, uses ozone gas to kill bacteria. Magna Techform is in the process of retooling its operation in order to start mass production of a device which can be used to disinfect masks and other personal protective equipment. Magna International Inc. had developed a device, called the Puro, for commercial and […]