Posted on Monday, March 01, 2021 09:19 AM
Hiram Walker Distillery chosen for top recognition by Canadian Whisky Awards
Windsor’s Hiram Walker Distillery was named 2021 Distillery of the Year by the Canadian Whisky Awards.
In it’s 11th year, the Canadian Whiskey Awards recognize the best Canadian whiskies.
Winners are determined by an independent panel of nine whisky experts who have made significant contributions to understanding Canadian whisky, according to its website.
Using a blind tasting,...
Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 04:43 PM
An international company that manufactures batteries is considering the Windsor-Essex region for a $2 billion investment.
The Windsor Essex Economic Development Corporation has submitted a bid and participated in multiple stages of the company’s search for the right location for its plant.
“There’s no guarantee that we get it and there’s still a number of stages to go but we are progressing well,” said WEEDC Executive Director Stephen MacKenzie. “We are working with...
Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:32 AM
The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation has submitted a bid to land an electric vehicle battery production plant that has been described as the most advanced Canadian effort to date to secure the country’s first such facility.
The proposal, submitted this week, is for a proposed $2-billion plant that would employ 2,000 workers.
“It’s at quite an advanced stage,” said...
Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:38 AM
Windsor’s Concours Technologies has purchased another local firm, Active Industrial Solutions, in a deal that creates what is believed to be the largest mold and tool solutions provider by sales volume in North America.
The deal, which has been a year in the making, will create a company operating in four countries with about 525 employees with combined sales of $190 million last year.
“The strategy is to become a global player in the market,” said Concours president...
Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 12:00 PM
Despite the economic turmoil created by COVID-19 — with bars and restaurants often closed — Windsor’s Hiram Walker & Sons Distillery is on pace to sell more than normal this year.
“It’s been a really crazy year,” said...