Canada Goose to retool acquired Toronto facility
TORONTO – Luxury parka maker Canada Goose has acquired a manufacturing facility in the Toronto area from its contractor, Grand Harbour Clothing.
The company says it plans to invest in new technologies and infrastructure to retool the facility.
The 45,000 square-foot facility is in the Scarborough area of Toronto. and the company’s second manufacturing plant in the region.
The outdoor apparel maker says the acquisition adds 70 employees to its staff and is expected to boost efficiency by 25 per cent.
Canada Goose will produce its line of lighteweight jackets and vest, called the HyBridge Lite collection, at the site.
“I’m proud to be leading the charge in rebuilding apparel manufacturing infrastructure; this is an important investment that not only expands our footprint, but significantly increases productivity by transforming a great factory into a world-class manufacturing campus through innovative technologies and processes,” Dani Reiss, the company’s president and CEO, said in a statement.