NSBI approves innovation rebate for Michelin

Nova Scotia Business Inc. (NSBI) has approved a business development incentive in the form of an innovation rebate for Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. Since 1971, Michelin’s Pictou County site has been home to the company’s second-largest rubber-mixing operation. The facility also produces passenger-car and light-truck tires, curing membranes and houses corporate offices. Michelin North...

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Two new projects announced for Michelin Pictou County

GRANTON – A $21 million investment, the introduction of a new winter tire line and an innovative process for semi-finished materials will create 150 new jobs and make permanent 200 existing temporary positions at the local Micheline plant. Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. today announced two new projects at its Michelin Pictou County site. Production...

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… In they go

The boats being used in this coming weekend’s annual Dragon Boat Festival were lowered into the East River earlier today. More than 35 teams will be racing on July 2 for the Race on the River Dragon Boat Festival.  This year marks the 17th anniversary of Race on the River with in excess of $1.9...

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Tire building project extended at Michelin in Granton

GRANTON – Good news for Pictou County from Michelin: Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. today announced an additional two years of tire building at its Granton plant to meet consumer demand for winter products. Initially, the MICHELIN® Latitude® X-Ice® Xi2™ winter tire project was announced in March 2016 for a period of two years; it...

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Michelin Corporate Foundation Innovation Lab opens at the new Discovery Centre

A familiar figure was on-hand at the new Discovery Centre last week to help celebrate the opening of the new Discovery Centre and the opening of the Michelin Corporate Foundation Innovation Lab. The Michelin Man joined children of Michelin employees from its three Nova Scotia sites, Pete Selleck, president and chairman, Michelin North America, Jeff...

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