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FedDev Ontario Invests in Vaughan Aerospace Manufacturer

VAUGHAN, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb. 14, 2017) – Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) – Dishon Limited will receive a FedDev Ontario investment of up to $3 million to expand production at the Vaughan facility and create up to 60 new full-time equivalent jobs – nearly doubling the company’s workforce.

York Region Hospitals Partner on eHealth Solution to Streamline Patient Care

MARKHAM, ON, February 8, 2017 – The CEOs of Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH), Southlake Regional Health Centre (Southlake), and Stevenson Memorial Hospital (Stevenson), are excited to announce a new partnership to integrate their Health Information System (HIS) and accelerate the adoption of electronic health records.

ICON Digital Productions Inc., Announces Acquisition of Markham Based Commercial Printer, Toronto Trade Printers Inc.

MARKHAM, ON— ICON Digital Productions Inc. (ICON) based in Markham Ontario, is pleased to announce it has acquired Toronto Trade Printers Inc. (TTP). TTP is an established commercial printer providing offset printing since, 1992.

Global Companies Discover the Benefits of York Region

KPMG & SubwayOver the last couple of years alone, many well-known global companies have made investments in York Region. They brought with them thousands of new jobs, including KPMG Canada’s new GTA north office, jobs at the new Canadian head office of Aviva Insurance, TD Insurance, GM Canada’s new Software Development Centre, the head office of Lenovo Canada and just recently, KPMG Canada’s new state-of-the-art Vaughan GTA North Office.

Vaughan Headquartered Stealth.com Launches a New Lineup of Rugged Fanless Mini PCs

This is a decorative photoVAUGHAN (TORONTO)–Stealth.com (a Sparton company), a leader in the industrial rugged computer and peripherals market has launched a new lineup of rugged fanless Mini PCs. Our most comprehensive offering to date, the new LPC-800 series is versatile, robust and designed for a variety of demanding environments and applications.

GM Canada launches Canadian Technical Centre in Markham

Markham Technical Centre GMGeneral Motors announced its plans to drive future car development at its new Canadian Technical Centre – Markham Campus, where the firm will develop new autonomous vehicle software and controls, active safety and vehicle dynamics systems, infotainment and connected vehicle technologies.

Markham-Headquartered Universus and Weis Announce Strategic Alliance for Dealership Digital Integration

This is a decorative photoMARKHAM & TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2017 /CNW/ – Universus and Weis & Associates are proud to announce the launch of a partnership that will help make the car-buying and service experience a much more digital one. Weis — a leader in automotive retail design — and Universus — a leading producer of automotive content — have joined forces to create a one-stop shop to deliver a truly integrated digital dealership experience.

GM Canada Hosts Business Council at Markham Campus

GM MarkhamMore than 70 members of the Business Council of Canada joined General Motors at the automaker’s new Canadian Technical Centre – Markham Campus, where GM is working to develop new autonomous vehicle software and controls, active safety and vehicle dynamics systems, infotainment features, and connected vehicle technologies.

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Enters the GTA in Aurora, Ontario

The Aurora Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham location will mark the brand’s sixth location in Ontario and the first Microtel located within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The hotel is intended to be a flagship location for the brand, featuring its new urban construction design and offering guests modern accommodations with complimentary ultra high-speed Internet, hot continental breakfast, upscale fitness centre, swimming pool, and meeting room facilities.

Markham-Based Pond Technologies Announces Strategic Relationship with SNC-Lavalin

Pond TechnologiesMarkham, Ontario – January 24, 2017 – Pond Technologies and SNC-Lavalin have entered into a strategic partnership to develop and deliver Pond’s carbon recycling technology worldwide. Together, Pond and SNC-Lavalin will design, propose and construct projects using Pond’s innovative technology that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) into commercial products.

Markham-Based ConstructConnect Announces Partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association

Construct ConnectConstructConnect, a leading provider of construction information and technology solutions in North America, announced today through its partnership with the NLCA that it is furnishing NLCA members its industry-leading digital construction tender and lead service which includes Atlantic Canada’s most comprehensive database of non-residential construction data and tender documents

Markham-Based Pond Technologies Team Advances to Semi-Finals in 20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE

Pond TechnologiesLaunched in 2015, the Carbon XPRIZE is a global competition and challenge to develop breakthrough technologies that convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into valuable products. Pond Technologies, headquartered in Markham, has made it to the second round of competition by proposing to convert carbon dioxide waste emitted from district energy systems into biofuels.

Preferred Proponent Selected for Highway 427 Expansion; Two York Region Based Companies Involved

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2017 /CNW/ – Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) have selected LINK 427 as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 427 Expansion project. The selection of LINK 427 is the result of an open, fair and competitive procurement process overseen by a third party fairness advisor.

Government of Canada Supports Markham Firm, LEDS Inc., through the Build in Canada Innovation Program

Leona Alleslev, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and Member of Parliament for Aurora - Oak Ridges - Richmond Hill, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing in a leading-edge antenna for improved real-time inventory tracking system.

Equity Financial Trust Implements Markham-Based Delta 360's End-to-End Mortgage Solution

MARKHAM, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 23, 2017) – Delta 360 Inc., a leading provider of mortgage and lending software solutions, is pleased to announce that Equity Financial Trust has implemented the company’s LMS360 end-to-end mortgage processing solution.

Bringing High-Speed Internet Access to Rural Residents in King Township and Huron County

KING TOWNSHIP, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 23, 2017) – Deb Schulte, Member of Parliament for KingVaughan, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Dr. Helena Jaczek, MPP for Oak Ridges-Markham, on behalf of the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure, Brian McCullagh, Director of Business Development at Vianet, Glenn Grubb, President of Comcentric Networking Inc., and his Worship Steve Pellegrini, Mayor of King Township, today announced over $2.53 million in federal and provincial funding for two projects that will provide internet service to residents and businesses located in rural areas in King Township and surrounding subdivisions, and in Huron County.

Markham Headquartered VIQ Solutions Announces Release of VIQ EnConnect Secure AV Capture and Collaboration Smartphone App on Apple iTunes and Google Play

MARKHAM, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 23, 2017) – VIQ Solutions Inc., a global expert providing a cybersecurity protected technology and service platform for digital evidence capture and content management, is pleased to announce the official launch of their secure audio-video capture and collaboration smartphone app, VIQ EnConnect, on Apple iTunes and Google Play.

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Success Stories: OHSpros

In high school, Paul Pires drove a forklift truck part-time. By age 19, he was training co-workers on a variety of lift trucks. And now, at 40, he’s launched OHSpros a company that specializes in province-specific online forklift training and health…