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Dorel Home Invests $3.27 Million to Upgrade Ohio Facility

Company will invest in new machinery, equipment and updates to the facility
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Company Name: Dorel Home, a segment of Dorel Industries Inc.
Location: Tiffin
Industry Sector: Advanced Manufacturing
Company Profile: Dorel Industries Inc. is a global organization, operating three distinct businesses in juvenile products, bicycles and home products. Dorel’s strength lies in the diversity, innovation and quality of its products as well as the superiority of its brands. Dorel Juvenile’s powerfully branded products include global brands Maxi-Cosi, Quinny, and Tiny Love, complemented by regional brands such as Safety 1st, Bébé Confort, Cosco, and Infanti.
Company Website: www.dorel.com/eng/

Project Summary:

  • Type of Project: Expansion
  • Jobs:
    • Jobs committed: 87
    • Jobs retained: 218
  • Capital Investment: $3.27 million

Company Need:

Dorel Home, a segment of Dorel Industries Inc, needed to upgrade its operations at its Tiffin facility.

Testimonial:

“We are excited to announce that we will be expanding in our facility in Tiffin. Tiffin has been an important partner in Dorel’s business model and we will continue to rely on it as the company grows.” – Norman Braunstein, president and CEO, Dorel Home

Why Ohio?

Dorel will invest in its Tiffin, Ohio plant which has been integral in the company’s success.

Ohio’s manufacturing sector employs nearly 700,000 skilled individuals, the third-largest manufacturing workforce in the U.S. With this large talent pool, there are plenty of dedicated, well-trained workers in Ohio to support companies and their growth.

Dorel’s investment in Tiffin includes a $2.57 million investment in new machinery and equipment and $700,000 in updates to the facility.

Collaborators:

Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership, the Regional Growth Partnership, the city of Tiffin, OhioMeansJobs-Seneca County, JobsOhio and the Ohio Development Services Agency