Windsor Celebrates Magna investment

City of Windsor and Invest WindsorEssex/Media Release

Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens, representatives from Invest WindsorEssex, and members of City of Windsor administration celebrated the recent expansion announcement by Magna with a tour of Magna’s Windsor Modules facility today.

On February 15, 2023, Magna announced a significant investment to expand its operations across Ontario, as part of the investment announcement Magna plans to invest $6 million into its mechatronics plant in Windsor to support new business for powered aluminum tonneau covers. The company has communicated its plans to add roughly 110 new jobs to the facility on Twin Oaks Drive.

“This investment in Windsor’s auto sector represents yet another vote of confidence from one of our largest employers. With the growth and investments we’ve been experiencing as a result of the NextStar battery production facility, Windsor continues to solidify its position as the Auto and Automobility Capital of the Nation. We are delighted that Magna will continue to be a part of our strong future.” – Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens

“As a major employer and innovator in our region’s automotive industry, Magna’s investment in Windsor-Essex further solidifies our position as global leader in next generation vehicle production. This investment adds to the region’s continued growth and economic stability and we are thrilled that Magna will continue to play a major role within our automotive ecosystem. Another great success for Windsor-Essex!” – Stephen MacKenzie, President and CEO, Invest WindsorEssex

“With a focus on operational excellence and innovation, we continue to build trust with our customers which results in winning new business.  Congratulations to our team whose efforts are helping us grow and invest, and thank you to the city of Windsor for your ongoing support.” – Brian Alexander, General Manager Magna Windsor Modules

Magna has 49 manufacturing facilities with more than 18,500 employees throughout Canada. The company, recently named by Forbes as one of Canada’s Best Employers (2023) and Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, is currently hiring for various positions including managers, engineers, operators and more.  Those interested in applying, please visit


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