Global logistics firm to create 175 jobs in Oshawa

The City of Oshawa yesterday announced that Martin Brower, a global leader in supply chain solutions, will occupy a new major industrial development at Northwood Business Park, and is expected to bring some 175 new jobs to the community.

Panattoni Development Company has collaborated with Stonemont Financial Group and BentallGreenOak to bring Martin Brower to Oshawa.  The facility, which measures approximately 172,000 sqft includes office space and is located at 650 Conlin Road West.

For more than 89 years, Martin Brower has been a global leader in supply chain solutions for some of the world’s biggest brands, including McDonald’s Corporation. In Canada, they currently employ more than 1,200 team members across six facilities.

Martin Brower’s new Oshawa facility will join 74 global hubs across 18 countries, handling complex logistic and supply chain operations for more than 26,000 restaurants.

With the Martin Brower announcement, Northwood Business Park is helping lead a new wave of job growth and economic prosperity for the City of Oshawa as its newest prime employment development opportunity.

Location highlights:

  • 202 hectares (500 acres) of prestige employment lands with servicing approved and budgeted by Region of Durham
  • Located in proximity to Oshawa Executive Airport and Oshawa’s leading post-secondary institutions and research facilities – Ontario Tech University, Durham College and The Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE)
  • Connected to Canadian Pacific and Canadian National rail lines
  • Public transit via Durham Region Transit is available with connections to the Oshawa GO station and the Oshawa Centre Terminal, a major transit hub connecting Oshawa to the Region of Durham

“The City of Oshawa is charting a path of ambitious economic growth and job creation,” said Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter. “Martin Brower’s decision to locate in Northwood Business Park is an excellent strategic decision, with their newest facility in proximity to our major post-secondary institutions and a strong pipeline of local talent. The City of Oshawa is truly becoming a focal point for large organizations looking to establish a presence in the eastern GTA.”

“Martin Brower is proud to expand our footprint to the City of Oshawa and officially break ground on the new facility. We see endless opportunities for our Company to continue to grow and flourish here,” said Julie Dell’Aniello, President of Martin Brower Canada. “This new distribution center will play an important role in Martin Brower’s North American distribution network and is outfitted with CO2 refrigeration, infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs), and the future potential to add solar panels to further drive toward our sustainability targets.”

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