November 1, 2006
Central Truss and Wall Systems
officially opens its doors at business
Cornwall - Most new companies kick off
their grand openings with the ceremonial
cutting of the ribbon.
In the wood manufacturing business,
however, it's called the sawing of the
Mayor Jack Kelly of Cornwall did the
honour's this past Friday to officially
open Central Truss and Wall Systems,
located in the Cornwall Business Park on
the Trans-Canada highway.
This newly constructed 14,000 square
foot state of the art facility has 12
full-time employees dedicated to
manufacturing roof and floor trusses,
together with panelized wall systems.
The company has installed some of the
most technically advanced computer and
laser-enabled truss manufacturing
equipment on Prince Edward Island, says
a press release announcing the official
"Central Truss will draw on the
construction expertise and existing
business networks to service the entire
Atlantic region," says co-owner Joe
Corcoran. "Our central location here in
Cornwall, and the efficiency of our
operation, will play a key role in
securing clients for Central Truss and
Corcoran said his firm has had great
support from PEI Business Development,
ACOA and the Town of Cornwall.
"We look forward to giving them back our
support by providing jobs and investment
in the community," he said.
Central Truss is owned by Corcoran,
Wayne Buote and APM.
Location of the business within the
Cornwall Business Park, no co-owned by
both the Town of Cornwall and APM, was
influenced by the town's low property
tax rate, availability of serviced land
and access to skilled labour within the
"Central Truss will assist the community
of Cornwall in its efforts to flourish
as a centre of business excellence in
Prince Edward Island," he said.