Hamilton, ON- April 5, 2018 – On Tuesday, April 9th, Stryker Canada will celebrate the opening of its new Canadian head office in Flamborough. This facility includes nearly 130,000 square feet of operations, distribution, and business functions and is one of the most significant life sciences investments in Hamilton in the past decade.
“We are thrilled to call Hamilton home and believe there are great opportunities in the future for Stryker in this city,” said Scott MacNair, President, Stryker’s Canada location. “Our relocation decision was easy — our employees wanted to be in Hamilton. We also wanted to attract potential employees by being in a city that afforded them a high quality of life with a vibrant arts and creative community. We now have a new LEED-Silver certified building in a community that our people love.”
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. They offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
“This is a fantastic day for Hamilton’s economy,” said Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger. “Hamilton is widely regarded as a life sciences leader across the globe and Stryker’s investment will only enhance our standing globally. I congratulate Scott and his team and sincerely thank Stryker for their investment in Hamilton.”
“Stryker has been a longstanding member of the Flamborough community and this investment only solidifies their prominence here,” said Ward 15 Councillor Judi Partridge. “This expansion also includes the retention of 235 good paying jobs which I am thrilled to see.”
Hamilton’s Economic Development Office is the central point of contact for business assistance. Its services are geared to serve new start-up companies, corporate relocations, and the expansion and retention of existing business. Its mission is to serve as the catalyst for continued economic growth, job creation, and revitalization in Hamilton.
Media asked to arrive at 11:00am – 2 Medicorum Place- interviews with Scott MacNair at 12:00pm and other dignitaries followed by ribbon cutting).