News Manufacturing General
November 30, 2020  

Spread of COVID-19 in Brampton linked to systemic factors: experts

Home to numerous Amazon fulfilment centres and other large-scale warehouses where it’s hard to maintain physical distance.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
October 15, 2020  

[UPDATED] Unifor reaches tentative deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Union went into negotiations with concerns about restoring the third shift at FCA’s Windsor and Brampton facilities.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 8, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods suspends operations in Brampton

Investigating three COVID-19 cases involving people working at that facility.

News Manufacturing General
March 5, 2020  

RIC Centre incubator relocating to downtown Brampton

Focus is on cleantech, advanced manufacturing, hardware and software startups.

News General
February 28, 2019  

FCA invests big in Michigan as analysts question future of Brampton plant

Investment in Canada’s vehicle assembly sector averaged just $1.2 billion a year between 2010 and 2017, down from $2.3 billion a year in the previous decade.

News General
August 1, 2018  

Dixie cup plant to close in Brampton, 133 workers to lose jobs

Move attributed to customer demand, some choosing to purchase from other cup manufacturers.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
December 6, 2017  

Ontario gas plant ‘gamed’ the system out of $100M: report

OEB concludes Goreway Power Station repeatedly exploited defects in the system over several years.

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June 27, 2016  

Brampton’s technology playground

MakerSpace program drives grassroots creativity and innovation.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
May 9, 2014  

Unilever closing Brampton, Ont. manufacturing plant

Closure will affect about 280 salaried and hourly employees.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
March 5, 2014  

Union says Chrysler decision shows need for auto strategy

Dias is concerned Ontario has lost an opportunity to secure its manufacturing sector in the long-term.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
February 14, 2014  

Marchionne optimistic about investment in Chrysler expansions

Automaker is looking for $700 million from Ottawa and Ontario for Windsor and Brampton plants.