HMCL awarded $1.5M in funding to expand Guelph plant
Support from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund is conditional on adding 55 new jobs.
GUELPH, Ont. — Hammond Manufacturing Co. Ltd. will receive $1.5 million in Ontario government support to expand production at its Guelph, Ont. plant, which will create 55 new jobs and retain 324 positions over five years.
The funding from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund will be paid out over the next 6 years and is conditional on adding 55 new jobs.
Hammond says it will Hupgrade the process it uses to make metallic and non-metallic enclosures used to protect electrical control panels from dust, oil and water.
The company will also invest in automated equipment to expand production and improve its efficiency.
The project also includes energy saving upgrades and water recycling investments.
Hammond manufactures a range of electronic and electrical products such as including metallic and non-metallic enclosures, racks, small cases, outlet strips, surge suppressors and electronic transformers.