A U.S. Manufacturer - PCS Company Opens a Distribution Centre in The Town Of Tecumseh, Ontario

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Media Release

 

Windsor-Essex County, Ontario - Thursday, November 2, 2017– Today, PCS Company celebrated the opening of their new warehouse location in Tecumseh, Ontario at a ribbon cutting ceremony. On hand to welcome PCS Company officials to the Town of Tecumseh and to Canada were Essex County Warden Tom Bain, Tecumseh Councillor Tania Jobin, Stephen MacKenzie, CEO of the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WE EDC) as well as clients and many of the neighboring businesses in Oldcastle, Ontario that surround the PCS Company warehouse.

PCS Company stands for quality, expertise, innovative technology and reliable customer service. Dating back to 1960, PCS Company started out as a family-owned operation, manufacturing plastic injection components in Fraser, Michigan. Over 55 years later, PCS Company has become a leading supplier in providing quality mold bases, mold base components, molding supplies and hot runner products for the plastics and die cast industries. Their global customers include plastic injection molders, mold makers, mold designers, and die casters.

Bruce Konopinski, PCS Company Director of Sales said, “We are excited to announce the launch of our North American distribution network by adding facilities in Torrance, California and in the Windsor-Essex Region, specifically in Tecumseh, Ontario.  Adding a distribution center in Canada is a key part of PCS Company’s goals. The business aims to strengthen its partnerships by reaching its customers where they are and recognize that our customers increasingly need better service and faster turnaround times. With new facilities, PCS Company will have more products in stock at more locations and will be able to deliver those products faster. We have plenty of room at this warehouse to expand the current product offering and hope it develops into the ideal supplier base and service required to meet the daily needs of our clients. We are also very confident that locating in the Windsor-Essex region makes great business sense and that the immediate and future needs of our clients will be met.”  

“Tecumseh is pleased to have PCS Company choose our Town for their location,” said Gary McNamara, Mayor of Tecumseh. “We thank PCS for choosing Tecumseh as the location for their new distribution center and we look forward to helping them achieve business success for the future.”

Essex County Warden, Tom Bain added, “On behalf of the County of Essex, I am pleased to be welcoming PCS Company to the region. PCS Company’s investment not only highlights our thriving manufacturing sector, but it is also another indication of our area’s collaborative strengths, which allows us to continue to remain uniquely positioned as a favourable business environment with significant potential and opportunity”.

“On behalf of the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WE EDC) we are very pleased to welcome PCS Company to the Town of Tecumseh and the Region.  We are delighted you will be joining our very strong and vibrant manufacturing sector and home to the largest machine, tool, die and mold cluster in North America. Please be assured that the WE EDC team will continue to support you in any way we can,” said Stephen MacKenzie, CEO, WindsorEssex Economic Development Corp.

 

Media Contact:
PCS Company - Kory Kline, Marketing Services Director 586-439-9011
WE EDC - Lana Drouillard, Director, Marketing & Communication 519 259-9600