Kraft Heinz Co. has announced a plan to make ketchup in Canada again, six years after it abandoned production in Lemington, ON. Av Maharaj, chief administrative officer at Kraft Heinz Canada, said earlier this month that the company will start producing Heinz ketchup at its facility in Mount Royal, QC, pumping out the equivalent of 13 million one-litre bottles each year starting in 2021.
This month TNR introduced a cobranded logo, the company’s latest branding strategy to reflect the continuous improvement efforts being part of the Hörmann Group of companies. It was in August 2017, that TNR Doors of Barrie, ON, announced its acquisition by the Germany-based Hörmann, a global supplier in the door industry. Since then, with Hörmann’s ongoing investment, support and collaboration, TNR says it has improved our product offering, product quality, production lead times and market share.
Following its rollout in Europe and the US, Lafarge Canada has introduced ECOPact, said to be the industry’s broadest range of green concrete, delivering high-performing, sustainable and circular benefits with the opportunity to reuse materials in construction.
John Brooks Company of Mississauga, ON, experts in pumps, spray nozzles, filtration, valves, and engineered systems, has acquired ASL Roteq Ltd. based in Brampton, ON. ASL Roteq was founded in 2003 by Jeff Johnson and is focused on providing end-to-end pump repairs, service, training and helping customers solve their pumping requirements.
Digital locking company iLOQ has extended its operations across the Atlantic to Canada. Founded in Finland in 2003, iLOQ currently has sales offices in eight countries throughout Europe and a partner network around the world.
Mississauga, ON-based Rittal Systems Ltd. has announced the winners of the Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) ‘Women in Tech’ Scholarship program cheques of $1,750 each to pursue their careers in the Electrical & Manufacturing Industry.
The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies — Canada (ACEC) based in Ottawa is has announced that Anthony Karakatsanis, P.Eng., president and CEO of the Morrison Hershfield Group has been named to the position of Chair of the ACEC Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term. The announcement was made at the ACEC annual general meeting of members held virtually on October 27, 2020.
The Ministry of Natural Resources has announced that the Government of Canada approved the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) 2021 System Expansion Project with 35 conditions. The project is part of a natural gas gathering and transportation system that spans much of Alberta and parts of northeast British Columbia.
Edmonton-based Entos Pharmaceuticals, a healthcare biotechnology company developing nucleic acid medicines with its proprietary Fusogenix drug delivery platform, is receiving advisory services and funding of up to $5 million from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) as part of the Government of Canada’s continuing support for the development of domestic COVID-19 vaccine candidates.
The Alberta government has announced eight new water infrastructure projects for seven Alberta communities. The projects include upgrading or creating new water/wastewater treatment systems, storm water management systems and flood barriers.