In Pickering, advanced manufacturing is a stable and growing industrial sector. The City is dedicated to understanding and meeting the needs of its local manufacturing community, and fostering an economic environment that nurtures existing businesses, and identifies key opportunities for new investment.
Over the past 5 years Pickering has seen approximately 1 million sf of new commercial/industrial space built, and several major companies have either opened or expanded their operations.
Ennis Traffic Safety Solutions, a global infrastructure leader has established their Canadian base of operations that now includes their North American centre for Research and Development (R&D). Purdue Pharma has completed a 50,000 sf R&D expansion that created 53 new, high-tech jobs in the City. Now under construction, Siemens - Trench division has joined our core of energy based companies in their new 190,000 square-foot plant on Clements Road.
Membership in the Interactive Manufacturing Innovation Network (iMiN) offers manufacturing businesses in Pickering the opportunity to participate for free in an online network. Developed in partnership with Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), iMiN connects Ontario's dynamic manufacturing sector across regions and economic boundaries. Whether you're sourcing new products or skilled trades, searching for bid opportunities, or in need of some process improvements, become a member of iMiN today.
We remain dedicated to growing and further diversifying a manufacturing sector that complements our distinctive community, ensures jobs for our residents, and strives to place Pickering at the forefront of a global economy.