The Canadian Manufacturing Hall of Fame (CMHOF) announced its 2007 inductees



    WINDSOR, ON, June 26 /CNW/ - The Canadian Manufacturing Hall of Fame
(CMHOF) announced its 2007 inductees.
    The vision and tenacity of these giants in industry have helped shape
Canada's economy and their induction into the CMHOF will serve as a permanent
testimony to future generations of their outstanding contributions.
    "As a country we are blessed with a depth of talented individuals who
have worked to see their vision become a reality," says The Honourable Perrin
Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and Honourary
Chairman of the Canadian Manufacturing Hall of Fame. "It is important to
profile and remember the people who have left a legacy of innovation,
perseverance and commitment to excellence for all Canadians and have as well
made a huge impression on the world. This year's inductees reflect the depth
and diversity of manufacturing that is at the very heart of the Canadian
economy. I believe their induction will serve as a powerful reminder of just
how proud we are of our Canadian manufacturing heritage."

    
    The 2007 Canadian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Inductees are:

                             Frank J. Hasenfratz
                         Founder, Linamar Corporation
                               Guelph, Ontario

                               Peter Hedgewick
                     Founder, International Tool Limited
                               Windsor, Ontario

                              Gene H. Kruger(*)
                   Leadership, President & CEO, Kruger Inc.
                               Montreal, Quebec

                            Gordon M. McGregor(*)
                     Founder, Ford Motor Company Canada

                           R. Samuel McLaughlin.(*)
                      Founder, General Motors of Canada

                             Ronald D. Southern
                Founder/Leadership, Chairman of the Board, ATCO Ltd.
                               Calgary, Alberta

                                 Robert White
                       Labour, Canadian Labour Congress
                               Toronto, Ontario
                                                               (*) Deceased

        Complete biographies on each inductee are available on the web site
                               at www.cmhof.ca.
    

    An induction ceremony and dinner will be held Wednesday, October 3, 2007
at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts, Windsor, Ontario.





For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Fred Sorrell, (519) 972-2746,
email: fsorrell@cmhof.ca

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