GUELPH, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 15, 2016) - Hammond Manufacturing Company Limited (HMCL) (TSX:HMM.A) today announced it will be receiving support from Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) as it expands production at its Guelph facilities.

With an investment of up to $3,461,500 in repayable support from FedDev Ontario, Hammond Manufacturing will upgrade the process it uses to make metallic and non-metallic enclosures that are used to protect electrical control panels from dust, oil and water. The company will invest in automated equipment to help it expand production and become more efficient. The project also includes energy saving upgrades and water recycling investments.

About Hammond Manufacturing Company Limited

Hammond Manufacturing Company Limited manufactures a broad range of products for the electronic and electrical products industry, including metallic and non-metallic enclosures, racks, small cases, outlet strips, surge suppressors and electronic transformers.

Contact Information:

Hammond Manufacturing Company Limited
Robert F. Hammond
Chairman and CEO
(519) 822-2960
(519) 822-7289 (FAX)
ir@hammfg.com