17 Jan. 2011
CANADA GOOSE ACQUIRES ENGINEERED APPARELCanadian parka manufacturer Canada Goose has acquired Engineered Apparel of Winnipeg, a company that specializes in down manufacturing for outdoor brands around the world.
The deal gives Toronto-based Canada Goose the largest infrastructure in the country for manufacturing outerwear. Canada Goose will gain 120 employees of the Winnipeg-based company, which has been a Canada Goose contractor for more than five years.
“It’s an investment in Canadian jobs, in Canadian expertise, and in a brand that represents some of the best this country offers around the globe,” said Dani Reiss, Chief Executive of Canada Goose.
Chuck Barbee, President of Engineered Apparel, will keep running his El Salvador operation that manufactures products for Arc’teryx and other premium outerwear brands.
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