Timbre Cases Secures Funding

May 4, 2015



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May 4, 2015 – Fredericton, NB – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)

Timbre Cases, a newly established Fredericton manufacturing company of premium protection cases designed for musical instruments, will undertake product development and commercialization activities in order to launch their specialized guitar cases in the North American market, thanks to more than $199,000 in support from the Government of Canada.

The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), joined Timbre Cases officials to make the announcement today.

The project includes the purchase of specialized equipment, materials and supplies, the hiring of a production consultant, as well as marketing activities and facility costs.

The Government of Canada, through ACOA’s Business Development Program, is providing $199,538 towards this project, while Timbre Cases is providing $66,512.

Quick Facts:

 Timbre Cases Inc., a newly established Fredericton business, specializes in the manufacturing of premium instrument protection cases.

 Timbre Cases is driven by their love of musical instruments, to build truly unique cases that protect what’s inside.

 Timbre Cases initial product, the DN One (Dreadnought), focuses on serving professional musicians who own high-end fretted acoustic and high-end acoustic electric guitars.

Quotes:

“Our Government is committed to creating jobs and opportunities for Canadians and we understand that the majority of private sector jobs are created by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This project will support Timbre Cases efforts to develop and commercialize their unique product as they explore North American export opportunities, creating jobs and generating new economic growth for this region.”

- The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)

“As a start-up company, developing an industry leading product and sales growth are key priorities for our success. These both come with large challenges and obstacles. The support from ACOA to help us meet our goals is a key factor in moving forward.”

- Peter McMath, President, Timbre Cases

 

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Contacts:

Kelsie Corey

Director of Communications

Office of the Honourable Rob Moore

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

613-941-7241

 

Ann Kenney

Senior Communications Officer

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

506-452-3687

 

Peter McMath

President

Timbre Cases

506-476-4762

 

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