Creation of more than 250 jobs
Pointe-Claire, Québec, June 13, 2016 – TMI Climate Solutions Canada, Inc., a leading manufacturer of custom air-handling equipment, advanced hydronic systems and custom-engineered HVAC solutions, inaugurates today its first manufacturing plant in Canada.
“We are very thrilled to officially inaugurate today our 200,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in Pointe-Claire”, said Sham Ahmed, President and General Manager of TMI Climate Solutions Canada. “Our $45M investment will create more than 250 jobs over the next three years, allowing TMI to increase its global manufacturing and export capacity. Our new Montréal facility not only reinforces TMI‘s leadership in custom-engineered HVAC systems, but it also sets the stage for enhancing the product offering with a wider variety of air handling units.”
With this new manufacturing facility and the production capability of TMI’s plant in Michigan, customers will now have greater access to custom engineering expertise, faster order processing, and unparalleled delivery times for a range of HVAC solutions. The new plant will serve the Eastern and Midwestern North American market and expects to export 90% of its production.
“Choosing Montréal was a strategic move intended to support the growth of our business, as we are faced with increasing demand in North America for state-of-the-art custom air handling solutions,” said Jim Huff, CEO of TMI Climate Solutions. “This lively and dynamic metropolis is home to some of the world’s best specialized talents that are both creative and innovation focused. The strength of the region’s human capital convinced us to take the next step in Québec,” he added.
TMI Climate Solutions’ arrival in Pointe-Claire is the result of close collaboration among Montréal International, Investissement Québec, Emploi-Québec and Canada Economic Development for Québec Region (CED).
“The Government of Canada is determined to support Canadian companies that, like TMI Climate Solutions Canada, focus on innovation, and it recognizes the decisive role that these companies play in the country’s growth. CED helps Québec’s regions and companies be involved, to the extent of their potential and assets, in tomorrow’s economy,” stated the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada.
“The arrival of an industry leader like TMI Climate Solutions is excellent news for Greater Montréal’s economic growth,” explained Hubert Bolduc, President and CEO, Montréal International. “With its cutting-edge equipment and highly specialized expertise in manufacturing custom-made industrial air handling systems, TMI Climate Solutions provides significant added value, making the region and its business ecosystem more competitive,” he concluded.
About TMI Climate Solutions (tmiclimatesolutions.com)
TMI Climate Solutions, and subsidiary TMI Climate Solutions Canada, design and manufacture custom air-handling equipment, advanced hydronic systems, and custom-engineered HVAC solutions for customers around the globe from facilities in Holly, MI and Pointe-Claire, Québec. It provides customized HVAC solutions for the automotive, process cooling, pharmaceutical, education, commercial, biotechnology, life sciences and museum sectors. The company is a subsidiary of MiTek®, a Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: brk-a, NYSE: brk-b).
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