BRANTFORD, ON, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Celebrating 30 plus years of success and growing! Koolatron Corporation, Canada's largest manufacturer of 12-volt coolers, moves to a new expanded manufacturing facility in Brantford. Koolatron's manufacturing, product development and warehousing facilities will now be housed at a newly purchased 70-thousand square foot site on 139 Copernicus Boulevard in Brantford, Ontario. At peak production Koolatron's new facility will employ up to 80 people. Manufacturing at the new location begins in August and will feature production of a wide range of 12V coolers and wine cellars.
"It's an important move for us because our business keeps expanding with new product lines and new global sales opportunities," says Koolatron president Arun Kulkarni.
Provincial and local dignitaries attended a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new facility. Koolatron's move is a positive one for Brantford's economy. Koolatron's ability to adapt to new market conditions and seek new sales opportunities highlights how Canadian manufacturers can thrive in the fast-changing global economy.
As part of its expansion, Koolatron has opened an on-site factory outlet store, which is open to the public Monday - Saturday.
Dedicated to innovation in manufacturing since 1983, Koolatron has grown its product base to include more than 100 unique products sold in major retailers across North America and 30+ countries worldwide. In addition to its flagship line of made-in-Canada 12 volt coolers, Koolatron manufacturers and distributes eco-friendly rain barrels, garden products, Biteshield, mosquito traps, Oskar snowbrushes, Pants Saver car mat, and is a North American licensee for Coca-Cola brand fridges and Michelin brand car care products.
Image with caption: "Koolatron Corp. is a proudly Canadian manufacturer and distributor of consumer products. Since 1983, Koolatron has grown its product base from its flagship line of 12 volt coolers to include more than 100 unique products sold in major retailers across North America and 30+ countries worldwide. (CNW Group/Koolatron Corp.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140725_C2399_PHOTO_EN_4488.jpg
SOURCE: Koolatron Corp.
For further information: Sneha Kulkarni, Email: [email protected], mobile: 416-276-7366; www.koolatron.com