Canadian Manufacturing

N.S.-based Techtronics Machine Works gets fed money for CNC system

The firm manufactures custom products for industry sectors including ocean technology, military and medical services

February 21, 2020  by CM Staff

MUSQUODOBOIT HARBOUR, N.S. — The federal government is providing $90,000 for Nova Scotia’s Techtronics Machine Works to purchase a new computer numerical control (CNC) machining system.

Techtronics Machine Works, established in 1999, is a precision machine shop that works with a broad range of specialized materials to manufacture custom products for industry sectors including ocean technology, military and medical services. It currently employs 25 full-time workers at its facility just outside of metro Halifax.

“Techtronics is a company that embraces innovation and change. It employs some of the best and brightest machinists to take advantage of current industry innovations for the benefit of its customers,” said Sean MacPhee, president, Techtronics Machine Works, in a statement.

This investment is provided through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA).

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Sean Fraser, member of Parliament for Central Nova, added, “Investing in innovative technology helps small- to medium-sized businesses compete in the global marketplace. Our government is proud to support businesses like Techtronics Machine Works to integrate advanced manufacturing equipment into their thriving operations. This investment will support future growth for the company and sustain good jobs in Musquodoboit Harbour.”​


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