Fort Erie Welcomes $100 Million Manufacturing Investment Siltech Corporation expansion fuels local economic growth

The Town of Fort Erie is delighted to announce the official groundbreaking construction of Siltech Corporation's new 210,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility. With a monumental investment of $100 million, this new facility is a milestone within our community. It is pivotal in bolstering our local economy and reinforcing our commitment to nurturing a thriving business landscape.

This new facility is a significant investment for Fort Erie, the Niagara Region and the Province of Ontario. The Town of Fort Erie would like to extend its heartfelt gratitude to Siltech and all individuals, businesses, and organizations involved in making this significant project a reality. Together, we are laying the groundwork for a brighter, prosperous future for all.

Incorporated in 1990, Siltech Corporation is a Canadian and privately-owned company. Siltech owns and operates two manufacturing facilities, one in Mississauga and one in Toronto. Siltech manufactures speciality silicone used in the personal care, automotive, agriculture, pulp and paper, and oil and gas industries.


“Siltech is excited to be building in Fort Erie,” said Dag Enhorning, President of Siltech. “We are a proud Canadian company and look forward to many years of growth in this community.”

"Congratulations to Siltech Corporation on this exciting project and for recognizing the immense potential that Fort Erie offers to businesses. On behalf of Town Council, I extend our gratitude for their commitment to the continued economic growth of Fort Erie, Niagara, and Ontario.


This remarkable $100 million investment here in Fort Erie, with the support of the Province, Region, and municipality, will create much-needed employment opportunities and is a testament to Siltech's unwavering confidence in our vibrant community. By choosing Fort Erie, Siltech becomes an integral part of our thriving manufacturing landscape, paving the way for further growth and prosperity. This investment sets a shining example for others and reinforces the bright future that lies ahead for our community." - Fort Erie Mayor Wayne H. Redekop

“Today's announcement is a textbook example of the great progress that can be made when provincial and local governments partner with the private sector to grow the economy. This investment, and the great jobs that will be created, is helping to put Niagara on the global map while stimulating our local economy. I want to thank Siltech for their significant investment at this site as well as their ongoing commitment to the Niagara region." - Regional Chair, Jim Bradley

“Today’s announcement is an exciting development for the Town of Fort Erie and Siltech Corporation. This extraordinary investment will bring much-needed jobs to our community, and I applaud the hard work at all levels of government for supporting the project. I strongly believe this is just one example of the future that awaits Fort Erie and the growth of their manufacturing industry.” – Wayne Gates MPP

"Siltech Corporation's major $100 million investment in Fort Erie is further evidence that Niagara is open for business and offers strong opportunities and unique advantages for private sector growth.


This significant investment from a proudly Canadian company will create new jobs in Fort Erie and bolster Niagara's economy.


Congratulations to Siltech and to everyone who had a role in achieving this significant milestone. Welcome to our community of Fort Erie and to our region of Niagara." 
– Niagara Falls MP Tony Baldinelli

 "Siltech is a highly valued and welcome addition to Fort Erie's established and diversified manufacturing sector. We would like to graciously thank Siltech for their investment and commitment to the Fort Erie community." - Caralee Grummett, Manager of Economic Development and Tourism Services - Town of Fort Erie

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