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Siemens Canada Celebrates 50 Years of Manufacturing Excellence at the Drummondville, Quebec Plant

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DRUMMONDVILLE, Quebec, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Siemens Canada celebrated 50 th anniversary of its Drummondville manufacturing plant with a look back at the plant’s milestones and achievements, as well as a look into the future of manufacturing and continued investment. Siemens employees, executives and customers were joined by government officials, the media and our special guest, Drummondville Mayor Alain Carrier for a hybrid in-person and virtual event at a socially distanced event at the plant today.

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The Siemens plant in Drummondville opened in 1971 and has been supplying high quality, reliable and safe electrical products ever since. Over the course of 50 years, the plant has been sized, scaled and pivoted in response to changing market conditions. Drummondville has been through difficult periods, including economic recessions, political changes and, most recently, the pandemic. At the same time, the facility has celebrated many high points, including recognition as one of the highest-performing factories at Siemens in 190 countries globally.

“In 2021, at a time like no other, I am proud to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Siemens factory in Drummondville,” said Faisal Kazi, President and CEO of Siemens Canada. “The facility is an example of modern manufacturing, thanks in large part to a highly skilled workforce, award-winning operating efficiency and progressive in-house technology.”

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Siemens Canada expects Drummondville to continue to be a significant contributor to the domestic market, especially as the market moves into Industry 4.0. Whether supporting global players operating within Canada’s borders or helping local players succeed, Drummondville will continue to offer made-in-Canada products. In 2021, the plant will implement the first module of the Siemens PLM software, a development that will significantly improve supply and production planning. The facility will also encompass automation and robotics with the installation of cooperative robots, increasing safety and security, and improving the quality and consistency of results and plant performance.

“The City of Drummondville and the Société de développement économique de Drummondville would like to congratulate Siemens on its 50th anniversary and wish it success in the years to come,” said Alain Carrier, Mayor of Drummondville and President of the Société de développement économique. of Drummondville.

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In honor of the 50th anniversary, employees and their families gathered for an outdoor event on Saturday, September 25. th 2021 and a commemorative book was produced. See the book HERE .

About Siemens Canada

Siemens Canada is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transportation and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and networks, to cleaner, more comfortable transportation, and advanced healthcare, the company has been creating purpose-built technology that has added real value for customers since 1912. By combining the real and the digital Around the world, Siemens enables its customers to transform their industries and markets, to transform the day-to-day lives of billions of people. Siemens also owns a majority stake in the publicly traded Siemens Healthineers, a leading global provider of medical technology shaping the future of healthcare. In addition, Siemens has a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a world leader in the transmission and generation of electric power. As of September 30, 2021, the company has approximately 2,500 employees from coast to coast and 24 offices and production facilities throughout Canada. More information is available at www.siemens.ca .

Siemens Canada
Laura Heidbuechel
Phone: 1.289.952.1600
Email: [email protected]

Twitter: www.twitter.com/siemenscanada

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/92a07597-9930-452a-91fb-a195b381b143

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