GE Locates $40M Grid IQ Innovation Center in Markham, Ontario
"GE is investing in a better energy future for Canada and the world," said Juan Macias, general manager, smart substations - digital energy for GE Energy Services. "Our new center will give inventors and problem solvers the resources to accelerate development and testing of new solutions, while expanding GE's smart grid support and manufacturing capabilities. With a highly skilled, educated work force and multi-lingual residents, Markham is an ideal location for GE's Grid IQ™ Innovation Center."
"Today's announcement is an excellent example of how business and government can partner to develop innovative technologies that address Ontario's needs while having applicability to sustainable energy demands globally," said Elyse Allan, president and CEO, GE Canada.
The facility will support 146 new jobs in the next four years.
In September 2009, GE signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ontario government to partner and invest long-term in the province on new or expanded technology and advanced manufacturing centers.
2019 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: Recipients Garnered Large Job-Creating and Investment Projects in Diverse Industries
A Site Selector’s Checklist for Locating in the U.S.
Location USA 2019
33rd Annual Corporate Survey & the 15th Annual Consultants Survey
2018 Top States for Doing Business: Georgia Ranks #1 Fifth Year in a Row
Made in America: An Outlook for Manufacturing in the U.S.
Location USA 2018
A Changing Food Manufacturing Industry
2017 Food Processing