Manufacturing & Technology

Manufacturing is a key economic driver in Perth County. 

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There are 8,500 jobs in green and technology-based manufacturing in the region. 

Manufacturing has long been a highly profitable sector in the region. Many global leading manufacturing companies call Perth County home. They have chosen Perth County because of the infrastructure, quality labour force, low cost land and utility rates.  The County boasts a diverse manufacturing environment that includes advanced and automotive manufacturing, environmental and technology based manufacturing as well as being home to a number of national and international food processing companies.

Manufacturing & Technology Fact Sheet
Agrifood Sector in Perth County

There are over 55 businesses in Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing.

Advanced manufacturing ranges from plastics, metal products and machinery to animal food & animal pharmaceuticals, agricultural equipment and machinery.  

Other Key Industries include:

  • Food Processing
  • Animal food processing and pharmaceuticals
  • Plastics
  • Automotive parts and accessories
  • Machinery and equipment manufacturing
  • Architectural and structural metals
  • Furniture and related products
  • Automation
  • Technology and Digital Media

The Stratford Accelerator Centre is home to 9 technology and digital media start-up companies.