POLITICS

New Brunswick offers payroll rebates for gaming company in Moncton

08/21/2013 11:31 EDT | Updated 10/21/2013 05:12 EDT
MONCTON, N.B. - Twenty-seven jobs are expected to be created in Moncton, N.B., following an announcement Wednesday from the provincial government and a U.S. company.

Premier David Alward said the province will provide BMM Testlabs with up to $350,000 in payroll rebates over the next four years.

The company, based in Las Vegas, will hire test engineers, computer scientists, and business development and project managers

BMM Testlabs currently operates 11 gaming labs around the world

Premier David Alward said the payroll rebate helps create skilled jobs.

"This expansion strengthens New Brunswick's position as an innovative destination for the information technology industry as well as increases the number of skilled workers in this field," he said in a statement.

Moncton is the company's only location in Canada.

Mike Dreitzer, chief operating officer of BMM Testlabs, said the expansion is important to the company because it provides services to the Atlantic Lottery Corp., which is based in Moncton.