Canadian Manufacturing

Auto parts firm Raufoss Canada installing new forging line at Montreal-area plant

Aluminum components company to expand Boisbriand, Que. facility with help of $2 million federal investment

August 17, 2016  by Canadian Staff

BOISBRIAND, Que.—Raufoss Automotive Components Canada is kicking off a multimillion-dollar expansion at its auto parts plant in the Montreal suburbs using $2 million in federal assistance from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED).

The company plans to buy modern high-performance equipment and install a new forging line at its Boisbriand facility, helping it to boost its production capacity.

“This investment in innovative technology is excellent news for Raufoss in Boisbriand,” Jean Meredith, the company’s CEO, said. “It will allow us to continue building our expertise in aluminium processing and make us more competitive in our market.”

A subsidiary U.S.-based Neuman Aluminum, Raufoss Canada makes vehicle chassis components for a range of major automotive clients.