21 December 2012

Toyoda Gosei to Open New Plant in Ontario, Canada

- New plant for automotive interior and exterior components 
- Stratford factory is expected to start production in July 2013 
- Expected to hire approx. 70 employees 

Kiyosu-Shi, Aichi-Ken – 20 December 2012 – In light of automotive production growth in the North America, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. is establishing a new plant for automotive interior and exterior components in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. 

The new plant, a branch plant of its subsidiary TG Minto Corporation, supplies interior and exterior components to Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. (TMMC). Its more than 25 years of success in Canada started when it took a stake in Waterville TG Inc. (“WTG”) located in Waterville, Quebec in 1986. There are currently 4 plants manufacturing automotive parts: sealing parts at the WTG Waterville plant, the Coachcock plant and the Ontario plant, and interior and exterior parts at the TG Minto Palmerston plant. The new addition is its fifth plant. 

The Stratford factory is expected to start production in July 2013 and will have a capital of approx. C$11 million. The factory size will be approx. 6,000 m2 and it expects to hire around 70 employees by 2014. 

Source: Toyoda Gosei