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Halton Starter Company grad wins Toronto Fashion Incubator New Label Competition
Local designer Peggy Sue Deavon-Smiltnieks won the grand prize for "best new label” including $25,000 cash and a full spread in Flare magazine.
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Oakville Hospital a leader in digital technology
Technology giant Cisco Systems Inc. and contractor EllisDon Corp. teamed up to create Oakville’s "Hospital of the future".
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Westcon-Comstor celebrates grand opening of 47,500 square foot facility in Oakville
The move allows the company to significantly improve delivery times and be closer to their workforce. Some of the newly hired engineers are locally recruited graduates of Sheridan College.
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ARDA Power awarded $400,000 grant for innovative Burlington project
Oakville’s ARDA Power is collaborating with Austrian company GILDMEISTER to create one of the world’s first complete DC Microgrid platforms on a commercial rooftop in Burlington ON.
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Fengate confident in Oakville’s favourable attributes for businesses and residents
Proximity to Toronto, great transportation access and cost were major reasons Fengate recently completed the purchase of six industrial and office buildings along the QEW and HWY 403.
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WellSpring Pharma Services announces $3 million capital investment and forms new partnership
The investment in capital equipment expands Wellspring's capabilities to produce several products targeting the U.S. market in partnership with IDT Australia Ltd.
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Superior Glove Works (Acton) enjoying rapid growth
The Acton glove manufacturer is among GTA businesses reaping the benefits from a recovering auto sector and higher U.S. sales.
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Terrapure Environmental (Burlington) acquires leading industrial dredging business in Eastern Canada
The acquisition will allow the company to expand its current activity in the mining sector, and benefit from an expanded reach and capacity to provide onsite environmental services to customers in various industry sectors across the country. Learn more (external link).

2015 Economic Review
Halton recently released the 2015 Economic Review, a comprehensive overview of the year’s economic activity and real estate development. Learn more.

Atlantic Wind & Solar Inc. completes construction of a $2 million solar power plant in Burlington
The commercial rooftop installation, consisting of 1,488 panels, is expected to produce 7,900 megawatt hours of power over the next 20 years supplying Ontario with clean reliable energy.
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ROXUL® Inc. celebrates LEED® Gold® certification of its North American Headquarters in Milton.
Environmental Design (LEED®) is a rating system that is recognized as the international mark of excellence for green building in 150 countries. Read more (external link).