Protocase Inc. expands to meet global demand for digital-storage
October 16, 2020 – Sydney, NS – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Based in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Protocase Inc. is one of the region’s largest employers with 240 full-time staff. The company provides customized enclosures and mass digital storage solutions for customers such as NASA, Apple, MIT, Google, Boeing and Microsoft. Its streamlined manufacturing and mass customization processes allow the company to build fully finished custom enclosures and parts with no minimum order requirement for customers ranging from budding entrepreneurs to global corporations.
Thanks to increased demand, Protocase is building a new facility to house its rapidly growing data-storage division, 45Drives. The new building will enable the company to expand its manufacturing capacities and add approximately 50 new jobs within the first year.
Today, Jaime Battiste, Member of Parliament for Sydney – Victoria, on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, announced a repayable contribution of $1.3 million through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) to Protocase for the construction of the new facility.
Supporting the accelerated growth of Atlantic Canada’s manufacturers enables them to unlock their full potential and create quality products they can export worldwide, helping to ensure a prosperous economy. This project builds on the objectives of the Accelerated Growth Service, which supports high growth firms in areas such as export, innovation, advanced processes and skill development to build a more competitive Atlantic Canada.