Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
Ontario Supporting Over 100 Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in Vaughan
Concord, ON – April 17, 2018
Ontario is partnering with Dishon Limited to invest in new technology and almost double its workforce, creating 54 new jobs and retaining 60 positions in Vaughan.
Steven Del Duca, Minister of Economic Development and Growth, made the announcement today at the company’s facility in Vaughan.
Dishon is a precision machining and manufacturing company specializing in the space and satellite, aerospace and power generation sectors. The company’s technology has been used in cutting-edge projects such as the International Space Station, the Phoenix Mars Lander and the space shuttle Canadarm.
With support from Ontario’s Jobs and Prosperity Fund, Dishon is investing in state-of-the-art multi-axis Computer Numerical Control (CNC) milling machines, specialized training and facility upgrades. The majority of new hires will be highly-skilled engineers, programmers and machinists. The project will enhance the company’s technical capabilities, quality assurance and cost effectiveness in the complex components and advanced materials required by its aerospace customers.
Ontario’s plan to support care, create opportunity and make life more affordable during this period of rapid economic change includes a higher minimum wage and better working conditions, free tuition for hundreds of thousands of students, easier access to affordable child care, and free prescription drugs for everyone under 25, and over 65, through the biggest expansion of medicare in a generation.
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