Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure announced today December 4, 2015 that the province is assisting Starlim North America and Poly-Nova Technologies Limited Partnership to expand their operations in London and Guelph, creating 24 new jobs and retaining 160 positions over the next four years.
Starlim/Sterner, a multinational corporation, is a leading manufacturer of silicone and rubber products with applications in various industries such as automotive, healthcare, electronics and sanitation.
Ontario is investing $1.5 from the Southwestern Development Fund to help the company consolidate and grow its operations in London (Starlim North America) and upgrade machinery and equipment in Guelph (Poly-Nova Technologies). As the announcement indicates, “the project has a value of around $20 million and is expected to be completed by the spring of 2019.”
Attracting new investment to southwestern Ontario is among the main goals of the current government’s economic strategy.
You can access the announcement here: http://news.ontario.ca/medt/en/2015/12/ontario-supporting-new-manufacturing-jobs-in-london-and-guelph.html