December 14, 2012
Goodall Rubber Company of Canada is moving its production facility from its current location on Pretty River Parkway to a newly rehabilitated building at 530 Third Street in Collingwood.
The company has decided to invest in the local market because of the exceptional workforce and the historical success the company has had working with the local community.
Jeff Crane, CEO of parent company, Lewis-Goetz based in Pittsburgh, PA said about the move, “We are excited to invest in a new, state of the art facility that will continue to provide high-quality products to our worldwide customers.”
Sandi Bonwick, General Manager of the local facility also commented, “We are excited about the opportunities that this investment decision will bring for our employees, for the local economy, for our distribution centers, for our customers and for our investors. We consider ourselves very fortunate to have been selected by our parent company for this investment and are very much looking forward to this relocation!”
The move to a new property is anticipated to take place the summer of 2013 with production at the new facility beginning then.
Lewis-Goetz, the parent company of Goodall Rubber is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is part of the ERIKS Group of companies, one of the world’s largest industrial distributors. With annual sales in excess of $700 million, the North American entities of the ERIKS group would rank among the top 20 industrial distributors according to Modern Distribution Management‘s 2012 list of market leaders.
Lewis-Goetz is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA and is one of North America’s largest industrial distributors. You can visit www.lewis-goetz.com for more detailed information.