Sundial officially opens flagship plant in Olds, Alberta
âWe are delighted to officially open the doors of our flagship facility in Olds, Alberta and we thank everyone who took the time to celebrate the occasion with us, âsaid the CEO of Sundial Torsten Kuenzlen. âSundial has proudly established its roots in Alberta and we look forward to making a significant economic contribution to Old. ”
Sundial received a cultivation license from Health Canada on September 14e, 2018 for the first phase of the 500,000 square foot facility and the modular construction method specifically designed for the company allows for very rapid expansion. Additional cultivation capacity will be added as soon as Health Canada can grant the required licenses. The facility will be fully built in 2019 and will feature 140 state-of-the-art, individually controlled grow rooms capable of producing over 100 million grams of cannabis per year.
“Sundial plans to employ 500 people in Old once their installation is complete, making them the largest employer in town, âsaid Old Mayor, Michael muzychka. “The Town of Olds has opened its doors to the cannabis industry and we are delighted that Sundial has chosen to make such a significant investment in our community. ”
Old-Didsbury-Three Hills MP, Nathan Cooper added, “Sundial has already provided significant investments in our community and the region’s economic growth. Sundial’s plan to employ more than 500 people here in Old will do so much to support local families. “
About Sundial Growers Inc.
Sundial Growers Inc. (“Sundial”) is a private company, Albertalicensed cannabis producer based. We believe in health, happiness and personal well-being, growing cannabis for modern consumers – people who want a natural alternative that fits perfectly into today’s active and healthy lifestyles. Our goal is to produce cannabis of consistent quality that our customers can trust.
Sundial operates two facilities at Alberta, including our flagship modular cannabis production facility specifically designed for Old and a second production site at Rocky view, with plans to build a third facility in British Columbia. By 2019, Sundial expects to be one of the leading cannabis companies in Canada with an expected production of over 120 million grams of dry cannabis and the capacity to process over 30 million grams of cannabis extracts.
For more information on Sundial Growers Inc., visit www.sundialgrowers.com.
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