Windsor-Essex Manufacturers' Supplier Day

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Economic Development Corp. Media Release

Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Windsor-Essex County, Ontario, -  Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - Today over 75 local manufacturers filled the Augustus Ballroom at Caesars Windsor for the Windsor-Essex Manufacturers’ Supplier Day Event hosted by the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation.

The Supplier Day Event featured three major companies ABB, Siemens and SNC-Lavalin all international in scope and with multiple divisions that require suppliers.  Their work spans infrastructure, industrial, power, nuclear, robotics and more.

The morning was spent hearing from senior procurement representatives from ABB, Siemens and SNC - Lavalin. Windsor-Essex companies with processes that fit the needs of ABB, Seimens and SNC Lavalin were selected for one-on-one meetings in the afternoon portion of the event. 

“On behalf of ABB, we are very pleased to engage with the leaders of Windsor Essex and be part of a great initiative that is creating solid partnerships for innovation while contributing to the economic well-being of the community,” said Robb Barr, Operational Excellence & Quality Manager

“We are delighted that Claudio Caruso, SNC-Lavalin, Michael Haynes, Siemens and Rob Barr with ABB agreed to participate in our Supplier Day Event. It demonstrates their interest in what our region can offer from our manufacturing cluster. A special thanks to our keynote speaker Dr. Jayson Myers, President & CEO Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Assoc. who presented a very enlightening speech about ‘Building on Opportunities and The Next Generation of Ontario Manufacturing.’” added Sandra Pupatello, CEO WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation.



MEDIA Contact:
Lana Drouillard, Director, Marketing & Communications
WindsorEssex Economic Development Corp.
Tel:  519 259-9600

Carolina Gallo, ABB Director Communications
1 514 206-4852