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Siemens Investing More Than $20M in Tillsonburg, Canada, Wind Turbine Blade Plant

Siemens is investing more than $20 million in a wind turbine blade facility in Tillsonburg, Canada, CTV News reports. The company will create 300 jobs at the 253,000-square-foot, sustainable energy plant.

"By investing in a new blade production facility in Canada, Siemens is pushing further ahead with the regionalization of its wind manufacturing network in important markets," said Rene Umlauft, CEO of the Siemens Renewable Energy Division.

The facility will supply Siemens projects in Ontario. The company currently has eight projects either commissioned or underway in Ontario and Manitoba. The Tillsonburg facility will be operational by October 2011.

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