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Expansion At Highbury Canco Creates 170 Jobs

Thursday February 13th, 2020, 1:43pm

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A $16.8-million expansion at Highbury Canco has resulted in 170 new jobs and today FedDev Ontario announced they will contribute $3.6 million to the expansion.

The expansion has included installing state-of-the-art equipment for two new packaging and processing lines. This new equipment has doubled production speed and is reducing waste, water consumption and emissions, improving energy efficiency by 50 percent.

They are now manufacturing 11 new products, using high-speed, high-efficiency technology capable of filling glass and plastic containers for North America’s largest food companies. With a commitment to sustainability, the company uses 100 percent recyclable glass and plastic containers and packaging for its new product lines.

The company now has about 650 full-time employees and 200 seasonal workers.

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