Nexii Building Solutions Inc. (Nexii) announced that a new green manufacturing plant — which represents an investment of approximately $50 million — will be developed on the southern end of Vancouver Island.
The Vancouver-based company is rapidly scaling the deployment of its breakthrough green building products in response to escalating customer demand. Through its Nexii Certified Manufacturing program, Nexii provides independent local manufacturing businesses with access to its operating systems and protocols to produce Nexii building products in their regions. The new Vancouver Island facility – known as Alexzi Building Solutions Inc. – will be developed under Nexii’s Certified Manufacturing program.
“We’re excited to enter into a new Nexii Certified Manufacturing agreement with our partners on Vancouver Island, which will see Alexzi Building Solutions Inc. use Nexii’s breakthrough green technology to produce our sustainable building products in the region. Vancouver Island is home to some of the fastest-growing cities in the Province, and it’s essential to ensure that all new construction on the Island is also green construction,” said Stephen Sidwell, CEO of Nexii Building Solutions.
“Green technology innovation in our manufacturing sector is essential as we continue to move toward a low-carbon economy,” said Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation. “In addition to being a tremendous job creator, this partnership advances our government’s CleanBC goals by encouraging the construction of buildings with smaller carbon footprints.”
Alexzi Building Solutions Inc. will be operated by a qualified group of professionals with deep experience in manufacturing and real estate, and will be led by local business women Amber Simpson and Elizabeth Liu, QC. Alexzi is currently in the process of identifying possible sites for the new 150,000 sq ft facility, and the plant is expected to be operational in late 2021 or early 2022.
“The construction industry is entering a period of substantial adjustment. The environmental concerns from traditional construction methods and the need for innovations that can enhance efficiencies make the Nexii product a perfect solution,” said Amber Simpson, CEO of Alexzi Building Solutions Inc.