Denso to expand Canadian radiator plant

GUELPH, Ont. — Automotive and truck systems supplier Denso Corp. says its Manufacturing Canada facility in Guelph, Ont. will be expanded by about 215,200 square feet.

The $63.7 million investment and will create 300 new jobs by 2010.

The facility will produce radiators, condensers and electric fans for radiators and integrate these products into engine cooling modules. The company will also continue producing air conditioning units.

“With increasing demand and sales expansion in North America for engine cooling products, we decided to enhance our production capability in Canada,” said Hikaru Sugi, managing officer in charge of the company’s Thermal Systems Business Group.

Construction of the expansion is scheduled to begin in July 2007 and be completed by September 2008. Production is scheduled to start in January 2009.

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