Vaughan Headquartered Mike and Mike’s Organics Acquired by U.S. Based HKW via its Portfolio Company Fresh Direct Produce
INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HKW, a middle-market private equity firm, today announced its portfolio company, Fresh Direct Produce, Ltd. (“Fresh Direct Produce”), has acquired Mike and Mike’s Inc. (“Mike and Mike’s” or the “Company”). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
NGen Awards Aurora-Based CrossWing Funding to Develop Cleanbot UV-C and Cleanbot MIST Robots to Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19.
CrossWing in Aurora, Ont. will manufacture Cleanbot UV and Cleanbot MIST, two next-generation robots that overcome serious limitations of first-generation disinfecting systems.
Hygia Health Launch New Mask Production Facility in Vaughan
July 7, 2020 marked the official opening of Hygia Healths mask making facility in Vaughan, Ontario. The 13,000 sq./ft facility currently produces 50,000 face masks a day with plans to increase to 1,000,000.
Richmond Hill Headquartered Facedrive’s TraceSCAN Announces Contact Tracing Wearable Technology Ready for Market
(BUSINESS WIRE)–Facedrive Inc. (“Facedrive”) (TSXV: FD), Canada’s “people-and-planet first” business and leading tech developer on the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, is pleased to announce Facedrive Health’s newly launched COVID-19 contact tracing solution, TraceSCAN Bluetooth wearable technology is available for market next week.
Ontario Supporting Restaurants as Province Safely Reopens
The Ontario government is helping restaurant and bar owners reopen and safely serve more customers by issuing a new emergency order and amending another under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, which will allow municipalities to quickly pass temporary bylaws for the creation and extension of patios and allow covered outdoor dining areas to serve customers.
York Region Supports Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Through $500,000 Fund
Newmarket – York Regional Council has authorized $500,000 from the Innovation Investment Reserve Fund to provide COVID-19 support to local small businesses.