Collingwood is a town in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. It is positioned on Nottawasaga Bay at the southern point of Georgian Bay.
Today, Collingwood’s commercial base, which consists of Pilkington Glass of Canada, Goodall Rubber Company – Canada ULC, and VOAC Inc, and which are among the neighborhood’s largest companies, has begun to deteriorate.
A number of industries in the location have actually closed, including Collingwood Ethanol L.P., Nacan Products (2004 ), Backyard Products (2004 ), Kaufman of Collingwood (2006 ), Goodyear Tires (2007 ), Alcoa Wheel items (2008) and the worldwide famous Blue Mountain Pottery (2004 ). Collingwood is likewise house to the distillery where Canadian Mist Whisky is produced.
In June 2007, Collingwood Ethanol (now Amaizeingly Green) began production in the former Nacan center. The business anticipated producing 50 million liters of ethanol each year to please regulatory requirements on ethanol material in gas mandated by the federal and provincial federal governments. Collingwood Ethanol likewise produces by-products of the ethanol production procedure, including an organic corn gluten fertilizer. Petitions have actually been sent to the town by homeowners of a brand-new housing development situated throughout the roadway in an effort to require Collingwood Ethanol to lower the quantity of smell and noise that they are triggering throughout the times when they are in full production. Prior to Collingwood Ethanol began production, Nacan (a starch plant that, when inhabited the now ethanol plant) likewise produced a strong smell and noise. This made lots of residents question why a housing development would be built across the roadway from an industrial part of town. In December 2012, Amaizeingly Green applied for receivership of the plant. Due to the greater cost of corn, the plant has actually given that been closed. The demolition of the plant began in Dec 2018.
Found on the southern coasts of Georgian Bay and close to Blue Mountain, a promontory of the Niagara Escarpment, the town is a major entertainment area for the southern part of the province. Blue Mountain itself is kept in mind for skiing, and likewise for its Scenic Caves. The town is likewise a short range from the popular Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, an appealing location that got the title of Biosphere Reserve in 2004.
Regional media consist of the Collingwood Today News and Collingwood-Wasaga Connection neighborhood newspapers, and radio station CKCB-FM. The Barrie-based local television station CKVR-TV keeps a bureau in Collingwood, and the Owen Sound-based Bayshore Broadcasting radio group likewise has a workplace in Collingwood. Collingwood is also understood for its annual weekend Elvis Presley celebration, which draws in Elvis impersonators from the world over in late July of each year.
Collingwood Ethanol also produces byproducts of the ethanol production process, consisting of a natural corn gluten fertilizer. Prior to Collingwood Ethanol started production, Nacan (a starch plant that once inhabited the now ethanol plant) likewise developed a strong smell and noise. The Barrie-based regional television station CKVR-TV preserves a bureau in Collingwood, and the Owen Sound-based Bayshore Broadcasting radio group also has a workplace in Collingwood.
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