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Manufacturing

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Situated in the centre of North America and 32 miles from the Minnesota border, Thunder Bay is central to Canadian and U.S. markets. With low property and operating costs, a highly skilled labour force and proximity to major urban centres, Thunder Bay has much to offer the manufacturing sector.

PROGRAMS AND SERVICES:

Industry Canada
Industry Canada’s mission is to foster a growing, competitive, knowledge-based Canadian economy. The Department works with Canadians throughout the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, improve Canada's innovation performance, increase Canada's share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace. Visit the Industry Canada website for more information.

FedNor
FedNor is a federal regional development organization in Ontario that works with a variety of partners, as both a facilitator and catalyst, to help create an environment in which communities can thrive, businesses can grow and people can prosper. Visit the FedNor website for more information.

Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC)
For over 20 years, the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) has been building great ideas into great futures for Northern Ontario. Today, NOHFC continues to help new ideas take root in the North with seven unique programs designed to foster job creation and strengthen the economies of our northern communities. Visit the NOHFC website for more information.

For more information on Manufacturing please contact: 

Richard Pohler
Senior Development Officer

Tel: (807) 625-3967
Email: rpohler@thunderbay.ca

Sector/area of expertise: Forestry, Manufacturing and Infrastructure