Brockville, ON – (August 15, 2013) Ontario Premier, Kathleen Wynne, travelled to newterra’s Brockville headquarters Monday to announce provincial funding for the newterra Centre of Excellence for Advanced Water Treatment. The new initiative will allow newterra to accelerate research and development of its innovative membrane-based treatment technology and meet the growing global demand for its water treatment systems. Premier Wynne toured the company’s 170,000 square foot manufacturing facility before revealing an investment of $1.2 million by the province.
“I believe in Ontario’s capacity to grow our manufacturing sector, I think that clean water technology is a perfect example of what we can sell to the world and what we can market,” said Premier Wynne in her announcement. “I am thrilled that we’ve been able to be part of supporting the expansion of this great company.