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New Manufacturing Positions Announced
Posted Jan-28-2013

New Manufacturing Positions Announced

Newterra of Brockville announced on January 17, significant investment in the expansion of the Brockville plant site which represents 70 new permanent positions and a further 70 jobs in other Ontario operations. The firm also has manufacturing sites in the United States and Germany.

The partnership comprised of the City of Brockville Economic Development office and the 1000 Islands Community Development Corporation, has provided the support, facilitation and business loan investment under the Community Development Corporations program to confirm a major investment for the community. The clean technology company has acquired the former International paper plant site previously operated by Shorewood Packaging to expand capacity four-fold, and as such, meet the growing demand for their contract services and new products. The firm currently generates over $20 million of local economic activity from salaries and value chain procurement which have in the past four months, commenced their employment expansion with 18 of the 70 new positions identified in the announcement.

Newterra designs, manufacturers, supplies and services state of the art Membrane Bio Reactor (MDR) treatment systems for sewage and grey water. Utilizing smart technology and sustainable solutions, it is now a global technology leader in sustainable treatment with exceptionally high standards around the world in decentralized municipal, commercial and industrial applications.

A corporate overview can be reviewed at

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