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Building Partnerships Pledge

City hall focuses on building partnerships with business community

Guelph is making it easier for business to do business with city hall. The City offers more support, better tools, and easier processes for businesses moving to Guelph and applying for planning and development approvals Continue reading City hall focuses on building partnerships with business community

Local businesses go global at world’s largest food exhibition

Guelph, Ont, October 25, 2016 – Last week, three local businesses expanded their global presence at Salon International de l’Alimentation (SIAL) – the world’s largest international food innovation and trade exhibition in Paris, France. The delegation team of Troll Bridge Creek, Dixon’s Distillery, and Wagram Springs, and led by representatives from the economic development offices of the City of Guelph, County of Wellington, University of Guelph and Guelph Chamber of Commerce joined over 7,000 companies from over 100 countries to present their products to retail and food service professionals from around the world. The trip also offered members of the delegation an opportunity to meet with France’s leading network group – Vitagora – who connects its food industry and research members with manufacturers from around… Continue reading Local businesses go global at world’s largest food exhibition

Multinational Oerlikon Balzers (Canada) opens new facility in Guelph’s south end

Today, Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie joined European and North American Oerlikon dignitaries, customers, suppliers and local guests in celebrating the grand opening of Oerlikon Balzers’ (Canada) state-of-the art, 30,000 square foot coating centre at 935A Southgate Dr. Continue reading Multinational Oerlikon Balzers (Canada) opens new facility in Guelph’s south end

Grow Guelph Business Retention and Expansion program recognized for excellence by the Economic Development Council of Ontario

The Grow Guelph Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) program has been honoured by the Economic Development Council of Ontario (EDCO) with an award of excellence in Public-Private Partnership for a population of 50,000-250,000. The program also received honourable mention in the Strategic Plans and Initiatives 50,000-250,000 category. Continue reading Grow Guelph Business Retention and Expansion program recognized for excellence by the Economic Development Council of Ontario

Hitachi Construction Truck Manufacturing Grand Opening

The media is invited on May 15 when Hitachi will officially open its doors to the new state of the art 166,900 sq. ft. 32 million dollar expansion. This addition hopes to increase its production capacity to 30% worldwide market share for mining trucks and increase its employee compliment of 400 to 800-975 persons in Guelph by 2018. Continue reading Hitachi Construction Truck Manufacturing Grand Opening