Success Stories

Young Entrepreneurs

Kingston is a stomping ground for young entrepreneurs. We spoke to six of these inspiring professionals to get an inside look at their businesses, their successes, their love for their community and more.

 

Kingston FUSE Partnership: The right ingredients for success

When Mississauga-based battery recycling company Li-Cycle™ needed help to avoid what industry
experts call “the valley of death”, their journey led them to Kingston.

Thriving where you’re planted

Maybe you were the tall one in your family. Maybe you were more academically gifted or had the best
eyesight.

Peng-Sang Cau Named One Of CASCON x Evoke Canada’s Tech Titans

Peng-Sang Cau, President and CEO of Transformix Engineering Inc. has been named as part of CASCON x Evoke Canada’s Tech Titans: Top 19 of 2019, presented by IBM and Plastic Havas.

Skeleton Park Brewery

Skeleton Park Brewery’s vision is to craft traditional old-world beer styles that pay tribute to the early Canadians who built our nation’s foothold in Canada’s first capital city.

New Manitoulin Transport Terminal

Manitoulin Transport recently opened its new transportation terminal in Kingston, Ontario. Located at 1265 McAdoo Lane, Glenburnie, ON, the new terminal provides increased shipping capacity and ensures Manitoulin can meet future customer demand as economic growth in the area continues.

Life After The Military

After Darren Merritt’s 20-year military career ended with a medical release due to a diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), he had no idea what to do with his life.

City Of Kingston Approves Expansion Of Canada’s Only Wollastonite Mine

On December 10, 2012 Canadian Wollastonite received approval for its mining operations from the Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, having received all requisite federal and provincial environmental and operating approvals. In doing so Canadian Wollastonite has become the first new industrial minerals mine to be approved in Southern Ontario in 35 years.

Frulact Group Opens First North American Facility In Kingston

Established in 1987, the Portuguese food processor Frulact Group selected Kingston, Ontario as the home for their first North American plant as well as research and development facility.  Frulact also has operations in Africa and Europe and is known globally for their fruit based preparations for the food and beverage industry.

Utility-Industry Partnership Is Building A Fibre Highway

Utilities Kingston is a key partner in building an advanced fibre-optic link between Montreal and Toronto that will power the local Kingston economy and attract new data-driven companies to the city.