PCL Breaks Ground on GE Brilliant Factory

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Toronto – Buildings & Civil Construction

Toronto, ON (August 26, 2016) – PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto) is pleased to announce that it has been selected to build GE’s first multi-modal “Brilliant Factory” in Canada.
“As GE’s construction management partner, PCL is honoured to celebrate construction start and we congratulate GE and partners on their inspiring vision which is bringing investment to the Niagara Region,” said PCL Toronto senior vice president and district manager Mike Wieninger.​ ​
“In collaboration with our valued partners, we look forward to delivering this first-of-its-kind facility in Canada that will couple the company's long history of industrial innovation with cutting-edge data science and analytics expertise.” 
The prime consultant team for the project includes: 
Located in Welland, Ontario, the multi-modal facility will manufacture GE Power’s reciprocating gas engines, components for compression, mechanical drive, and power generation. Substantial completion is expected by year-end 2017, with production expected to begin in spring, 2018. 
A groundbreaking event was held at the greenfield site on August 26 to celebrate the start of construction. For full details, please consult the official release: GE Breaks Ground in Welland for new Multi-Modal Brilliant Factory. 


PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centres. Backed by PCL’s 100 year legacy, and with more than four decades of experience in Southwestern Ontario’s dynamic construction market, the Toronto office is PCL’s largest district with more than 600 of the construction industry’s most-talented professionals and an annual construction volume of more than $1.0 billion. For more information, visit PCL.com/Toronto


Liisa Morley
Communications Specialist
PCL Constructors Canada Inc. (Toronto)