The Grand Opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 28th made it official. Hino of Hamilton is open for business at its beautiful new facility on 400 Brock Road in Dundas.
While it’s only across the parking lot from where it formerly resided the transition was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Hino of Hamilton founder Bill Grisdale and Hino Canada President Ms. Yumiko Kawamura.

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“This was a great day for our family,” said Grisdale. “We are proud of the team we’ve built and the products we sell. I’m glad so many people joined us to celebrate.”



From Left to right: Chris Grisdale, Hino Canada Vice President Eric Smith (back), Hino Canada President Ms. Yumiko Kawamura, Bill Grisdale, Tammy Lockwood, Adam Lockwood, Matthew Lockwood,and Jamie Lockwood.


The event featured door prizes, a Salvation Army Food Bank food drive, food and beverages, new trucks, customer trucks, and great company.

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At the end of the day the door prizes were drawn, and here is who won!

$500 in pre-paid credit cards: Sohaib Rasool from ARI Fleet Management

Pair of Raptors tickets: Sheila Deyell from ARI Fleet Management


Sheila and Sohaib showing off their prizes after they were delivered to the ARI office!

Beats wireless headphones: Sergio DeRose from Somerville Hino

Toronto Maple Leafs jersey: Rima Shouli from Hino Canada

$150 in gift cards: Ryan Craig from Hickory Dickory Decks

$50 gas card: Brian Lane from Kitchener

40″ LED TV (won in the golf competition): Shane Davis from Cal’s Hino.