UCC Industries Celebrates Expansion in the U.S. and Successful Partnerships with Key Players in the Canadian Nuclear Industry

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Pickering, Ontario – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is proud to congratulate UCC Industries International for supplying high-quality steel and concrete construction products to Ontario Power Generation and Bruce Power and their associated contractors for almost 25 years and successfully expanding into the US construction industry,  creating more sustainable and well-paid jobs here in Pickering Ontario.

A member of OCNI, UCC Industries International is a leading supplier to the Canadian Nuclear Industry and has been the number one choice for genuine Unistrut Metal Framing and Lindapter Steel Connections for over 20 years. Located in Pickering, UCC Industries International houses a recently expanded 18,000 square ft warehouse to hold the largest inventory of its type of products in Canada. This event will celebrate UCCI’s expansion into the U.S. market, its recently acquired contracts with key partners such as OPG, Bruce Power, Hydro One, Bombardier and Metrolinx, as well as its contributions to the local economy, jobs and the nuclear industry at large.

Quotes:

“UCC Industries International is humbled to be honoured by our peers at the OCNI, and even more so to be recognized as an important supplier to the nuclear power industry by our customers OPG and Bruce Power.   We have been suppliers to the power generation industry since we started this business in 1995 and have enjoyed the many positive changes and upgrades to Ontario’s energy sector through the years.  We are proud to call the City of Pickering home, and to add to the vibrancy of this ever-growing community through our contributions to the local economy”.
–Brent Hughes, President, UCC Industries International Inc.

“I’m pleased to extend my congratulations to UCC Industries on their continued success. Our government shares UCC’s vision of creating and sustaining good-paying jobs in Pickering and across Durham Region that will benefit our community for years to come.”                                  
–Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, MPP for Pickering – Uxbridge and President of Treasury Board

“UCC Industries is one of Pickering’s premier businesses, and we are proud that it has chosen to expand its operations in our city.  As one of the leading suppliers of the Canadian Nuclear Industry, UCC Industries is a key pillar of the City of Pickering’s renowned EN3 Cluster of Energy, Environment, and Engineering companies.  I thank the executive and staff of UCC Industries for strengthening our city’s burgeoning reputation as a preferred destination for business.”
–Dave Ryan, Mayor, City of Pickering

 “On behalf of OPG I would like to congratulate UCC Industries on their recent success. For years, UCCI has been a key economic driver in Pickering as well as a leader in supplying equipment to the Darlington Refurbishment project and the nuclear industry at large. OPG looks forward to its continued relationship with UCCI and wish them the best on their continued expansion and growth.”
–Yogender Tagra, VP Supply Chain, Ontario Power Generation

“The nuclear supply chain in Ontario is strong thanks to the contributions of companies like UCC Industries who supply the high-quality steel and concrete construction products needed to support the nuclear industry and ensure that families and businesses across the province have access to low-cost, clean, reliable, electricity. On behalf of Bruce Power, I applaud UCC Industries for their ongoing support in enabling innovation, creating high-skilled jobs and driving economic growth across Ontario.”
–Richard Horrobin, VP & Managing Director Supply Chain, Bruce Power

“I am proud to have UCC Industries as a long-standing and active member of OCNI - supplying high quality products to Ontario Power Generation and Bruce Power and their associated contractors for almost 25 years. I am also pleased to celebrate UCC Industries’ successful expansion into the US construction industry, under the leadership of its founder Brent Hughes, creating more long term and quality jobs here in Pickering Ontario.”
–Dr. Ron Oberth, President and CEO of the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries

UCC Industries International is a leading supplier to the Canadian Nuclear Industry and has been the number one choice for genuine Unistrut Metal Framing and Lindapter steel connections for over 20 years. Located in Pickering, UCC Industries International houses a recently expanded 18,000 square ft warehouse to hold the largest inventory of its type of products in Canada.

Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) is an association of more than 200 Canadian suppliers to the nuclear industry that employ more than 14,000 highly skilled and specialized engineers, technologists, and trades people. OCNI companies design reactors, manufacture major equipment and components, and provide engineering services and support to CANDU nuclear power plants in Canada as well as to CANDU and Light Water Reactor (LWR) plants in offshore markets.

For Further Information Contact:
Ron Oberth, President and CEO, OCNI
Tel: (905) 839-0073 or (647) 407-6081, ron.oberth@ocni.ca

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