Minister Fast Welcomes Canadian Success in Guangzhou

May 22, 2014 - Guangzhou, China - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, welcome a deal between British Columbia-based Cantronic Systems Inc., a world leader in infrared thermal imaging and night vision systems, and Tongfang Shenzhen Cloudcomputing Technology Co., Ltd., of China.

Under the agreement, Tongfang will outsource its product design and manufacturing services to Cantronic Systems. Sales revenues from the agreement are expected to reach $53 million in the next three years.

Based in Coquitlam, Cantronic Systems proudly employs 530 people.

Minister Fast is leading a trade mission to Shanghai, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong from May 18 to 24, 2014, to deepen Canada’s commercial relationships with China.

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Shannon Gutoskie
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
Minister of International Trade
613-992-7332

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