Recipient: Coloured Aggregates
Date Received: Oct 1, 2019
Funded up to: $100,000

2308073 Ontario Inc. o/a Coloured Aggregates was approved on October 1, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $100,000 under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"This expansion project will enable the business to develop a new processing line utilizing some of the newest technologies. The continued investment and phased-in expansion of the Marmora Plant has resulted in exceptional growth and the creation of fulltime jobs."  Jeff Oravecz, President

Recipient: WordBird Media
Date Received: Sep 11, 2019
Funded up to: $3,250

WordBird Media was approved on September 11, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $3,250 under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"This project will enable our business to develop a new mobile video editing suite. This technology will streamline the video production component of our business and allow us to grow outside of our existing service area. We are always looking for ways to innovate and this investment will allow us to continue moving forward. "  Michelle Tremblay, Owner 

Recipient: Beacon Construction (Ontario) Ltd.
Date Received: Aug 16, 2019
Funded up to: $13,920

Beacon Construction (Ontario) Ltd. was approved on August 16, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $13,920 under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"This project is a crucial piece of the puzzle to Beacon's growth in the construction industry. Beacon constantly raises the standard for quality construction in the area, and we want to continue that into our internal processes. This new system will create some necessary efficiencies allowing our business to grow "  Jeremy White, President 

Recipient: Village Net
Date Received: Jul 18, 2019
Funded up to: $81,165

2631992 Ontario Ltd. o/a Village Net was approved on July 18, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $81,165 under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"This expansion project will help VIllage Net continue to build a relationship with the community, businesses, organizations, and residents. We aim to create an infrastructure that attracts & promotes growth and allows for advanced opportunities within the Municipality of Tweed and outward" Chris Rashotte, President 

Recipient: Murray Bros. Lumber Company Ltd.
Date Received: Jul 18, 2019
Funded up to: $18,195

Murray Bros. Lumber Company Ltd. was approved on July 18, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $18,195 under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"Murray Bros. Lumber Ltd. is always looking to the future and are we are excited about utilizing new technology to allow us to build our export sales" Ted Murray, Vice President

Recipient: O'Hara Sugar Maples
Date Received: Jul 18, 2019
Funded up to: $6,000

O'Hara Sugar Maples was approved on July 18, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $6,000 under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"O'Hara Sugar Maples is ready to commercialize two new products  and we are excited about bringing in new technology to streamline production and allow us to grow" Stephen Needham, Owner

Recipient: Robinson's Air Filter Exchange Inc.
Date Received: Jul 18, 2019
Funded up to: $33,614

Robinson's Air Filter Exchange Inc. o/a Robinson's Air FIlter Solutions was approved on July 18, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $33,614 under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"These custom software systems will redefine our internal workflow and routing system. The software will reduce obstacles  and inefficiencies in our processes and provide a stable, innovative and efficient platform that will scale as Robinson's Air FIlter Solutions grows." Lloyd Robinson, President

Recipient: Universal Seal Inc
Date Received: Jun 28, 2019
Funded up to: $76,725

Universal Seal Inc. was approved on June 7, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $45,475 & an additional $31,250 on June 28, 2019, under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"Universal Seal Inc. is always looking at innovative ways to do business. We are excited about bringing in this new technology to streamline production and allow us to grow" Blaine Shannick, Manager 

Recipient: Sarah Woods o/a The Barn Chefs
Date Received: May 30, 2019
Funded up to: $27,500

The Barn Chefs was approved on May 30, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $27,500 under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"After four years in business, we are now outgrowing our space. Taking on this project will allow us to increase our line of baked goods and speed up production time of preserves through the adoption of a state of the art Kitchen Self Cooking Centre" Sarah Woods, Owner 

Recipient: Greenview Environmental Management Limited
Date Received: May 30, 2019
Funded up to: $17,000

Greenview Environmental Management Limited was approved on May 30, 2019, for project funding in the amount up to $17,000 under the R.I.I.E.O. project

"In order to remain competitive in our eastern Ontario market, we must continue to grow and adapt to the changes and improvements in technology and innovation, and embrace opportunities to set our company apart from the larger consulting firms as our engineering niche" Tyler Peters, President