Winnipeg is home to a highly diverse manufacturing base and has earned a solid reputation for producing high-value, well-designed and engineering-intensive goods for customers world-wide. Advanced manufacturing is the city’s largest industrial sector, representing 11% of the city’s GDP and consisting of more than 1,400 businesses, including original equipment manufacturers (large and small), suppliers of components and specialized services.
Winnipeg, the largest bus manufacturing centre in North America, is also known for building motor homes, fire engines, semi-trailers and storage tanks for agriculture and oil and gas. From precision machining and sheet metal fabrication, to kitchen cabinets, countertops and finely crafted furniture, Winnipeg manufacturers put quality first and build things to last.
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Winnipeg Advanced Manufacturing
Winnipeg has manufactured a solid reputation for producing high-value, well-designed and engineering-intensive goods for satisfied customers around the world. Advanced manufacturing includes original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) both large and small, as well as suppliers of components and specialized services. Winnipeg is one of North America’s most cost-competitive locations for manufacturing, supported by a highly-skilled and dedicated labour force, the lowest published electricity rates in North America, competitive manufacturing tax credits, and a robust and cost-competitive transportation and logistics infrastructure.
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