Voith Hydro

Voith Hydro

May 29, 2009 08:00 ET

RETRANSMISSION/MEDIA INVITATION: New Hydro-Coil Facility in Mississauga

Voith Hydro makes multi-million dollar investment in state-of-the-art equipment

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 29, 2009) -

Attention News and Business Editors/Assignment:

Editors Note: A photo for this release will be available via Marketwire on the picture wire of The Canadian Press.

You are invited to attend the official opening of Voith Hydro's new hydro coil production facility in Mississauga's world-class Sheridan Science and Technology Park.

The official opening takes place in the presence of Her Worship Hazel McCallion, Mayor of Mississauga and Holger Raasch, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Voith Hydro is one of the world's leading manufacturers of hydropower generators, turbines and coils. A key component of hydropower generators, coils create the electromagnetic field needed for electricity production.

What:

Tour of new Voith Hydro facility followed by official opening, ceremonial ribbon-cutting and luncheon

Who:

- Holger Raasch, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany

- Her Worship Hazel McCallion, Mayor of the City of Mississauga

- Andreas Endters, Member of the Board of Voith Hydro, and Director, Order Handling Large Hydro

- Denys Turcotte, Chief Executive Officer, Voith Hydro Canada

When:

Friday, May 29, 2009 - 11.00 a.m.

Where:

VOITH HYDRO, 2185 North Sheridan Way, Mississauga, Ontario

Visuals/Photo Opps:

1. Hazel and Goliath: Mayor Hazel McCallion hits the start button for 16-ton coil-forming machine to shape flat coil for generators.

2. Art's part: Handcrafting still plays a crucial role in high-tech, state-of-the-art manufacturing with hand-painting of hydro-coils

3. "Mummification of Coils" - watch a coil be taped faster than you've ever seen...pharaoh's beware!

4. Snip-snip: Mayor McCallion and Consul General Holger Raasch cut the ceremonial ribbon

5. Team spirit: Voith Hydro employees spruce up the workplace in their spare time

Lunch and refreshments will be served.

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