For his contributions to Canada’s manufacturing industry and for his philanthropic initiatives.
Frank Hasenfratz is an entrepreneur and philanthropist. Starting from a one-room machine shop in his basement, he successfully expanded his business into one of Canada’s most successful manufacturing companies. He earned global success by being at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the auto parts sector. His philanthropic support has also benefited the Guelph region by providing funding for new hospital equipment and by founding a program that invites school-aged children to attend professional performances of theatre, dance and music to help launch their interest in arts and culture.