Bizerba cutting the ribbon on new Canadian facility
By Canadian Packaging staffGeneral Bizerba Canada Bizerba GmbH
Bizerba Canada announces growth with the expansion to new office in Mississauga, Ontario.
MISSISSAUGA, ON—Continuing to strive for excellence and to meet the growing needs of its customers, Bizerba Canada made the move to 6411 Edwards Blvd, Mississauga, Ontario. The new facility will increase Bizerba Canada’s capacities for customer service and support. It also brings about unique opportunities to expand its sales and leadership in the region.
The official ribbon-cutting ceremony coincided with Bizerba’s 150th anniversary. Showing his commitment to family values, his employees, and the company, Andreas Kraut, owner and Executive Board Chair Bizerba GmbH, shared in the celebrations with local management, staff, several close customers and suppliers as well as many local, provincial, and international officials. The day was filled with tours around the new offices, a German inspired lunch and several speeches, including one from Michael Lauber, Deputy Consul General of the German Consulate.
The event also marked the 30th anniversary of Ian Longley, vice-president Bizerba Canada. “When I started with the company we were a very small office. Since than we have grown tremendously and we are all proud to have this new facility to continue to deliver outstanding work for our clients and allow our team to keep growing.”
Bizerba Canada has shown considerable growth in all areas of its business, including Retail Scales, Food Processing, Weigh-Price-Labeling, Industrial Scales, Software and Labels which has demanded this expansion project. “We are honored to celebrate Bizerba’s 150 anniversary here in Canada today and this expansion is a prime example of Bizerba’s continuous growth over the years. We are and will be dedicated to provide great products, extraordinary value and outstanding customer service.” Robert Slykhuis, chief executive officer North America.
In the photo above, cutting the ribbon to official open the new Bizerba facility are (from right to left): Michael Lauber, Deputy Consul General of the German Consulate; City of Mississauga Councillor for Ward 6, Ron Starr; Ian Longley, Vice President Bizerba Canada; Andreas Kraut, Managing Partner and CEO; Robert Slykhuis, CEO North America; and Susan Amring, CEcD, Ec.D.Director, Economic Development City of Mississauga.
Bizerba offers its customers in industry, trade, and logistics; a globally unique solutions portfolio of hardware and software around the central value “weight”. This portfolio includes products and solutions related to slicing, processing, weighing, cashing, checking, commissioning and labeling. Bizerba’s complete portfolio spans a wide range of services from consulting and technical support to labels and consumables and leasing.
Since 1866 Bizerba has made a significant contribution to the developments in the area of slicing and weighing technology and today is represented in 120 countries. The customer base includes globally operating companies in trade and industry as well as commercial and institutional foodservice including full-service restaurants and fast food sandwich shops, retailers, bakeries and butcheries. Family owned and headquartered in Balingen, Baden Wuerttemberg for five generations, with sales, service and production facilities located in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, Spain, China and U.S. and around 3,700 employees, Bizerba continues its history of unmatched innovation.
Company information available at www.bizerba.com.