Canadian Manufacturing

Tora Inc. joins the Thorold Multimodal Hub

From its new location, Tora will be able to better connect with its customers in North America and abroad.

February 1, 2021  by CM Staff

Tora Inc. is a St. Catharines-based company offering warehousing, sorting, assembly and other services for domestic and international manufacturers. The company will occupy 60,000 sq.ft of warehouse space within the recently-opened Thorold Multimodal Hub. The Hub is a 200-acre multimodal industrial complex in Thorold, Ontario, managed by HOPA Ports.

“This expansion is an important next step in our business growth,” said Scott DeMont General Manager & Partner with Tora Inc. “From this new facility we are better able to provide our growing customer base with a wider range of services.”

“We’re pleased to welcome Tora to the HOPA Ports network,” said Jeremy Dunn, Commercial Vice President with HOPA Ports. “Tora’s business is a growing success story in Niagara, and we are delighted to be able to offer the facilities and transportation connections to help the company thrive.”

Adjacent to the Welland Canal, the Thorold Multimodal Hub site is unique to Niagara. It features marine, rail and highway access, as well as indoor warehouse and outdoor storage space, which can be configured to a wide variety of industrial, cargo handling and ancillary operations. Leases available to Hub tenants include indoor, outdoor, turnkey and develop-to-suit.

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From its new location, Tora will be able to better connect with its customers in North America and abroad. With its variety of service offerings, Tora plays an important role in Ontario’s manufacturing supply chain, which makes it a strong fit within the HOPA Ports network. “We’re proud to support Ontario manufacturing; providing the industrial space and transportation connections to attract new investment, create jobs, and help companies compete. The Thorold Multimodal Hub leverages Niagara’s strategic assets to achieve that goal,” said Dunn.

“The City of Thorold is uniquely positioned to be the engine of a new era of manufacturing in Niagara and a hub for transportation and logistics through the Thorold Multimodal Hub” said Terry Ugulini, Mayor of the City of Thorold. “This investment by Tora is a testament to that. The efficient movement of goods has never been more important to domestic and global supply chains, and I welcome this great business and their investment to the City of Thorold.”