EDCNS in the news: Support available for Midland-area manufacturers

EDCNS providing funding to local manufacturers during COVID-19 pandemic The Economic Development Corporation of North Simcoe (EDCNS) has shifted its resources to help local manufacturers weather the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “We have put a grant in place to assist small and medium-sized businesses with up to $10,000,” said Roy Ellis, an […]

Penetanguishene manufacturer adjusts operations, begins producing masks

Industrial Filter Manufacturing, a Penetanguishene company that makes specialty and custom liquid filtration bags, has retooled its operations to begin producing masks. The business, located on the corner of Robert Street and Fuller Avenue, is doing its part to help fill the need for more medical supplies amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Owner Dan Williams reached […]

Penetanguishene company ready to begin manufacturing masks

Industrial Filter Manufacturing could produce upwards of 5,000 masks a day, but now jumping through regulatory hoops. A Penetanguishene factory is ready to shift part of its product line to help supply masks to combat COVID-19. Industrial Filter Manufacturing Ltd. president Kyle Naylor said the company knows the need for masks and gowns is very […]

The kitchen sink is everything to Franke Kindred’s expansion

Franke Kindred Canada Ltd.

Midland-manufactured kitchen products expand to U.S. market this month The Franke Kindred Canada factory in Midland is expanding its business in Canada and the United States with both residential and commercial products. This month, its residential stainless steel sinks under the Kindred brand are being relaunched in the United States after an absence of roughly […]