Canadian Manufacturing

Brotech Precision launching $2.5M expansion at Barrie, Ont. plant

Precision component manufacturer will invest in new equipment, create 15 jobs at central Ontario facility



BARRIE, Ont.—An Ontario precision metal manufacturer is embarking on a $2.5 million expansion project with a quarter-million dollars in assistance from the provincial government.

Following a recent move to a larger manufacturing facility in Barrie, Ont. Brotech Precision CNC Inc., which makes components for the nuclear power, aerospace and defense industries, plans to add several new pieces of equipment to its plant floor.

The project will create 15 new jobs at the company and allow Brotech to enhance its capabilities with materials such as titanium. The company’s vice-president, Jerome Horowitz, said with growing demand, the expansion will help ensure the company can meet its customers’ requirements.

A business that prides itself on taking on complex work for demanding clients, Brotech expects its 2016 sales to jump 70 per cent compared to last year.

The company anticipates completing the expansion project in July of 2018.

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