Applus+, one of the world’s leading and most innovative companies in testing, inspection and certification, cut the ribbon today to officially open its new office at 220 Kincardine Highway in Walkerton.
The Spain-based company joins more than 60 businesses supporting Bruce Power’s Life-Extension Program which have opened office and/or warehouse space in Bruce, Grey and Huron Counties.
“Along with the Municipality of Brockton, we welcome Applus to our region,” said Mike Rencheck, President and CEO, Bruce Power. “Applus is supporting our mission to provide clean, affordable and reliable power to Ontario’s residents and businesses; it is also making an investment in the Brockton community by creating opportunities for local workers and using commercial space in the municipality.”
Walkerton is the 12th Canadian office for Applus+, which also has locations in Bathurst, N.B.; St. John, N.B.; Quebec City; Pickering, ON; Burlington, ON; Calgary; Edmonton; Fort McMurray, Alta.; Grande Prairie, Alta.; Surrey, B.C.; and Victoria.
“We’re really excited about the potential for this community to grow,” said Chris Sullivan, Business Development Manager at Applus+. “With Bruce Power as a long-term strategic partner we look forward to working with them and to be prosperous well into the future as our industry is creating job opportunities for this region’s talented individuals.
“We want to help Bruce Power and the Brockton community to continue its success and invest in its own people and infrastructure.”
Chris Peabody, the Mayor of Brockton, welcomed Applus to the municipality.
“We are excited to have Applus, our first supplier for Bruce Power’s MCR project,” said Peabody. “We are lucky to have a world-class leader in innovative solutions for workplace testing and health and safety in Walkerton. Brockton looks forward to working with Bruce Power in attracting additional suppliers.”
Applus+ is one of the world’s leading and most innovative companies in the testing, inspection, and certification sector. It provides solutions for customers in all types of industries to ensure that their assets and products meet health and safety, quality, and environmental standards and regulations. Applus+ operates in more than 70 countries and employs 20,700 people. Applus+ operates through four global divisions, all of which provide services under the Applus+ brand.
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