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Norbec Announces Plans For New Plant In Ontario


Boucherville, Quebec – Norbec, a leading manufacturer of insulated metal panels and walk-in coolers and freezers since 1982, is pleased to announce that it is investing $45 million to build a state-of-the-art production plant in Strathroy, Ontario. Along with existing plants in Boucherville and Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, this new facility will enable Norbec to expand its range of products used in all types of architectural, commercial and industrial applications. The project will break ground on June 6, 2023, with the new plant slated to be fully operational in the summer of 2024.

This expansion will serve to increase Norbec’s manufacturing capacity and support its growth. With this new ultramodern facility, Norbec will improve its production and distribution processes to serve the booming construction market. The project will create as many as 70 jobs upon completion, bringing Norbec’s workforce to over 400. The company is dedicated to its culture and values, and this new site will reflect this commitment.

“We are extremely proud to build this new plant in Ontario,” says Norbec President Jan Lembregts. “It’s an excellent opportunity to expand our production capacity and meet the growing demand for our architectural panels, doors, and prefabricated cold rooms. We are also pleased to offer our future employees a modern and comfortable workplace that reflects our values. Southwestern Ontario is strategically located for us, and we are proud to call the city of Strathroy our future home in Ontario.”

Insulated metal panels are used in a variety of markets, including distribution centers, refrigerated warehouses, food processing plants and other manufacturing and fabrication facilities. They provide insulation, durability, and superior energy efficiency, making them ideal for clients looking to reduce their energy costs and environmental footprint. Norbec is excited to continue serving its clients and contribute to a sustainable world by manufacturing high-performance insulated solutions.

About Norbec

Norbec-logoNorbec manufactures prefabricated cold rooms, insulated doors and insulated metal panels for building envelopes. Founded in 1982, Norbec has earned an enviable reputation as a leader in numerous sectors, including supermarkets, restaurants, food processing plants, refrigerated warehouses, hospitals, and research centers. Norbec's success is built on its high-quality products, exceptional service, and commitment to innovation. To learn more, visit

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