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Join the Cluster of Advanced Manufacturers Profiting from a Better Location

A short drive from three of Canada’s major city centres, the Bay of Quinte region (pop. 223,000) offers you decreased expenses in operations, location and employee wages.

If You Rely On National and International Shipping:
You’ll improve delivery times and support production because you’ll be located alongside Ontario’s Highway 401 transport corridor and significant rail routes (with regional and international air service). This means you’ll get your supplies in and goods out faster.

If You Employ A Workforce:
1. You’ll produce innovative, high-quality goods because the local workforce is exceptionally skilled; plus there are numerous training incentives for training on the job and at corporate training facilities.
2. You’ll save on employee costs because pay rates (including employee benefits) are less than Canada’s largest urban centres.
3. You’ll increase productivity: staff turnover rates are lower than in larger centres, decreasing your downtime.

If You Want to Get Up and Running Quickly:
You’ll have access to fully serviced, low cost real estate close to other manufacturers, and cluster of businesses that support your needs.

The Bay of Quinte Leads Other Regions In Cost Advantages
· Convenient access to local, regional and international supply markets.
· Fully-serviced, inexpensive, and investment ready industrial land is available now. Low tax and utility rates complement a Fast Track Approval process for new facility builds.
· Over 100,000 skilled workers motivated to succeed in an area known for its high quality of life and industry excellence.

You’ll Be In Good Company
By taking advantage of a central location, skilled labour, proximity to manufacturing markets and world class support services: Global corporations and growing businesses have found success in the Bay of Quinte.

Procter & Gamble, a multi-national corporation serving 4.4 billion people worldwide, chose to expand its Bay of Quinte location. Their location helped them reach such operational excellence, they invested $75 to $100 million in their second expansion.

fin~aire, a refrigeration and cooling manufacturer, moved operations to the Bay of Quinte to reach a higher quality labour force and easy international transportation options. Local economic development support helped them source their ideal location and successfully pursue government grants.

Kilmarnock Enterprise opened a new facility in Bay of Quinte for increased proximity to clients and suppliers, and to benefit from the diverse, trade-based local employee pool.

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