Business Development | Prince Edward County, Lennox and Addington | PELA CFDC


Apr 19, 2018
EODP funding assisted with the development of specialized equipment for production of Stinson Studios unique wood pieces. Stinson produces high end sculptural burl art, cutting boards and salad bowls that are sold in art galleries and high end retails stores globally. The specialized technology developed allows for increased production to help meet ever growing demand for their work.
PELA CFDC is pleased to provide EODP support to Starlet in downtown Napanee. Starlet received $21,730 to support the expansion of their business and the creation of a new storefront. PELA CFDC is committed to support downtown revitalization and growth.
PELA CFDC is pleased to provide EODP support to MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company of Bath, Ontario. The EODP funding of $55,000 has supported the brewery's expansion with the installation of six additional fermentation tanks, tripling the facility's production capacity and allowing for the development of additional varieties of beer.
PELA CFDC is pleased to provide EODP support of $24,100 to Bombardier Transportation (BT) Canada to support the creation of a new product development innovation strategy for their Lennox & Addington County facility. The project will allow Bombardier Transportation to remain a global leader in the public transit market through product innovation like the INNOVIA Metro and Monorail.
PELA CFDC is pleased to provide EODP funding to Goodyear Ltd of $50,000 to support a skills development initiative at the Napanee Ontario Goodyear plant. The funding will support the hiring of skilled trades and retraining for multi-skilled workers in the areas of production process and electrical maintenance.

Business Support and Skills Development

Access to information and research on markets and customers is critical to business success. Having the skills to produce and sell quality products and services is just as important. PELA CFDC provides programs to support skills development for entrepreneurs and employees to help build and grow a successful business. We also have access to date, information and knowledge that you will need for business development.

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“Dealing with the EODP was incredibly easy and the process required minimal time.  Staff was very helpful." - Howard Mahon, Wilton Tack
“Without PELA CFDC's support we would not have had the ability to take those much needed first big steps. You believed in us at a time when few did.” - Quincy Emmons, Fire X Protection
“We recommend the EODP funding to any business that believes in continuous improvement and development, and who is looking to fast forward business growth.” - Angela Lees, Calderwood Automation
"The connections I made and support system that was available during and after the program really helped. - Renia Tyminski, Hallowell Gardens Centre
"The in class portion of the Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program was the most beneficial for me... I was given the resources and one-on-one guidance I needed to map out a successful plan. - Rob Fenwick, Former SEB Client