Say Hello the NEW Westinghouse Electric Canada
By Anthony Capkun
January 26, 2012 – Westinghouse Electric Company LLC yesterday announced the formation of Westinghouse Electric Canada Inc. to “better serve its Canadian customers, strengthen its ties with Canadian suppliers, and align itself more appropriately with the regulations and requirements in Canada to meet growing business opportunities”. The headquarters will be located in Toronto, Ont.
“The formation of an official Canadian entity is consistent with our strategy to increase business in the country,” said Jim Ferland, Westinghouse president, Americas. “Our Canadian customers have increasingly turned to us for nuclear power plant services, and upgrades to automation and controls […] with the creation of Westinghouse Canada, we will better provide our worldwide capabilities and experience in a fashion that will meet the specific needs and aspirations of Canada’s viable nuclear energy industry.”
Westinghouse currently has more than 150 Canadian suppliers providing a range of products and services for the Westinghouse product lines of Fuel, Services, Automation and Nuclear Power Plants. Westinghouse Electric Company LLC is a group company of Toshiba Corp.