On June 16th, Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca announced Northern Cables will receive $820,000 from the Eastern Ontario Development Fund. This money will be used to expand production at the California Avenue location. The company will also add equipment to manufacture aluminum strip at the Prescott location. The total value of the project is $8.2 million.
Northern Cables in Prescott and Brockville is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The company was launched by former Phillips Cables workers who had a long-term plan. The company now has sales of more than $100 million.