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Wednesday, 05 July 2017 14:37

Tallman Truck Centre Receives Eastern Ontario Development Program Support

Through the Eastern Ontario Development Program’s Business Development projects stream, GCFDC is pleased to provide Tallman Truck Centre Limited with an investment of $50,504. This funding supports technological enhancements in sales, service and parts management and internal collaborations to achieve gains in productivity and sales.

The Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) advances economic development in rural eastern Ontario. Through the EODP, the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) is collaborating with Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) in eastern Ontario to promote the growth of new and existing businesses in rural communities.

Quick Facts

  • GCFDC is one of the 15 Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) in eastern Ontario supported by FedDev Ontario. CFDC’s deliver a wide variety of programs and services to support community economic development and small business growth. They employ local staff and are each governed by a volunteer board of directors, made up of representatives of the community.
  • The Eastern Ontario Development Program is a $48-million economic development initiative focused on addressing economic challenges in eastern Ontario and taking advantage of innovative opportunities in the region.

Quotes

“This investment will result in operational efficiencies, productivity enhancements and sales increases for Tallman Truck Centre Limited – Canada’s largest dealership of new and used International Trucks - headquartered here, in North Grenville.”
Sally Litz, Chair, Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation

“For the past several years the Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation has been a valued partner with the Tallman Group as we have grown to become the largest International Dealer in Canada (and 2016 North American Dealer of the Year). Their financial assistance and expertise regarding training and technological enhancements have been very much appreciated.”

Art Soper, Quality and Training Manager, Tallman Truck Centre Limited

“The Government of Canada supports innovation - and innovators - by creating conditions that attract growth and investment. We are proud to see eastern Ontario companies like Tallman Truck Centre get to the next level of achievement with this investment from the Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation.”

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario

Associated Links

http://www.tallmangroup.ca

Eastern Ontario Development Program

Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation

Contacts

Heather Lawless
Executive Director
Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation Tel. 613-9025-4275 ext. 21
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