Belt-Tech invests $2M to update webbing production

Dyeing and finishing system will boost capacity, reduce costs.

GRANBY, Que. — Belt-Tech has invested $2 million to update the webbing production line at its Granby, Que. plant.

The plant, which produces the webbing for the manufacture of seatbelts for the automotive and aerospace industries, unveiled the new dyeing and finishing system June 3. Belt-Tech says it will cut costs, reduce production time, boost capacity and improve the overall strength of the webbing.

The company, which employs 135 people, says it will can now add about 30 new full-time jobs.

Over the last three years Belt-Tech has tripled its revenues, doubled its production capacity and entered new markets, including Eastern Europe and in South America.