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J.P. Bowman Launches $7.55M Expansion

Posted on Tuesday, October 03, 2017 12:00 AM

Auto industry supplier J.P. Bowman Precision Tooling is embarking on a $7.55 million expansion project at its Brantford manufacturing plant.

The company, which makes tooling and dies for carmakers such as BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagen, Volvo, GM, Ford and Chrysler, plans to buy new equipment, add new products...

Economic Development Division Update

Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:00 AM

2017 continues to exude the momentum experienced throughout 2016 from a development standpoint. While we have been working hard with both new and existing businesses to diversify and grow the local economy, we have also been adjusting to a number of staff changes.

After a storied 28 year career...

Funding Allows GreenMantra Technologies to Expand and Innovate at Brantford Facility

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2017 12:00 AM

GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing clean technology company that produces high-value polymers from waste plastics will receive $5.2 million in funding to construct a new demonstration plant and improve capacity at their Brantford manufacturing facility. In addition to these funding announcements...

Historic Myrtleville Farmstead: Open House and Survey

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 12:00 AM

The National Trust for Canada is seeking an exciting and sustainable future for the historic Myrtleville property in Brantford, Ontario.

We are consulting with the local Brantford community to better understand their needs, to solicit creative ideas for potential new uses, and to identify possible...

What’s stopping you from starting your own business?

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Located at 1 Market Square in Downtown Brantford, the BRC has in recent years become the hub of small business activity in the city. Brantford was recently acknowledged by Financial Times Ltd. for being the most “business-friendly” micro-city in North America, and part of that stems from the BRC team...

Introducing GameTime Eatery and Entertainment

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Formerly known as Wacky Wings in Brantford and Mississauga, "GameTime Eatery and Entertainment" is the evolution from “mostly wings” to something innovative and inspiring.

After growing into Canada’s largest operator of amusement equipment, the leaders behind Starburst Coin Machines looked to create...

Ryder Material Handling opens in Brantford, Ontario

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Ryder Material Handling, part of Crown Lift Trucks, has opened a new facility in Brantford, Ontario.

The new sales and service facility is located in the city’s Northwest Business Park and integrates existing operations from London, Kitchener and Hamilton, Ontario into one central location. The new location...