The Honourable Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development and
Innovation of the Province of Ontario, visits Donlee Precision and
General Gear, divisions of General Donlee Canada located in Toronto,
Ontario. Visit highlights contribution of Ontario's manufacturing
sector to the Province's economy and underscores Province's commitment
to jobs and investment.
TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - On November 6, 2012, Ontario's Minister of
Economic Development and Innovation Brad Duguid visited Donlee
Precision and General Gear, divisions of General Donlee Canada
(TSX:GDI) ("General Donlee" or the "Company") located in Toronto,
Ontario. He was joined by senior staff from the Ministry of Economic
Development and Innovation and Alex Irving, General Assistant to the
Minister. Attending the visit were also Rod Jones, President of the
Ontario Aerospace Council and Ron Oberth, President of the Organization
of Candu Industries.
"High performing companies like Donlee Precision and General Gear help
create jobs in Ontario and are the engines of a knowledge-based
economy," said Minister Duguid. "I recognize the importance of the
Company's commitment to investing in its people and technology to
achieve operational excellence and to continue to be an important
industry player in a competitive global marketplace."
After meeting with General Donlee senior management and Ken Laver of the
Company's Board of Directors, Minister Duguid and others toured the
Company's facilities and had the opportunity to meet and greet
employees of the Company.
Founded in 1965, General Donlee Canada is a leading solution provider of
complex machined products, serving the Aerospace, Nuclear, Oil and Gas and Power Generation industries. General
Donlee is a public company trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange
(TSX:GDI) with approximately 200 employees. Over the last half century,
the Company has expanded and updated its product mix to supply over 100
top-tier customers globally in a wide variety of industries. The
Company's operating strategy targets niche markets in need of
sophisticated manufacturing capabilities.
Garen Mikirditsian, President and CEO of General Donlee Canada added,
"With a highly skilled workforce and globally recognized precision
machining capabilities, General Donlee is a prime example of why
Ontario is a smart place to invest. We thank Minister Duguid and his
staff for their visit today and the Government of Ontario for their
support and commitment to the Ontario manufacturing sector and the
Aerospace industry specifically. We look forward to growing our Company
and investing in our people and technology in order to remain a leader
in the markets we serve and continue to contribute to the development
of a strong and innovative economy in Ontario."
About General Donlee Canada
General Donlee Canada Inc. is a leading diversified manufacturer of
precision-machined products for the military, commercial and general
aerospace industries, and a specialist in the manufacture of
precision-machined products for the nuclear, industrial products and
power generation industries. General Donlee's operating strategy
focuses on targeting niche markets for products that are aligned with
its sophisticated manufacturing capabilities and skilled workforce.
General Donlee trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker
SOURCE: General Donlee Canada Inc.
For further information:
President & Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: (416) 743-4417
Web site: www.generaldonlee.com