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Advanced Manufacturing

The Bay of Quinte is a prime Ontario destination for manufacturing investment. Companies like Procter & Gamble and Schütz have made recent investments or expansions in the region.

The Bay of Quinte’s location between Toronto and Montreal provides lower overall start up investment and operating costs than the urban centres but all the supply chain and service industry connections manufacturers require.

11,000 People Strong

More than 11,000 people are employed in manufacturing and related industries

Find the workforce your business needs

The region boasts an engaged and loyal manufacturing workforce. Our local Loyalist College graduates students each year in programs geared to manufacturing and provides custom corporate training to upskill existing employees. Quinte Economic Development also provides local workforce development and recruitment programs to help local employers find the staff they need.

Top Ranked

Bay of Quinte is top ranked Ontario location for advanced manufacturing*

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.

Networking & Support

The Bay of Quinte region is home to the Quinte Manufacturers Association and the Manufacturing Resource centre, both administered by the Quinte Economic Development Commission.  These organizations provide networking opportunities and support for companies operating in the region.

Who’s Here

Procter & Gamble

Autosystems (Magna Lighting)




Premier Tech



Loyalist College programs are directly relevant to the skills we need from the perspective of business, manufacturing, engineering and technology.


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Ready to locate to the Bay of Quinte?

Our experienced team is available to assist with the growing industry hub and new investments in the Bay of Quinte region. Call +1-613-961-7990 or use our online contact form to get started.

Chris King, Ec. D.

Chief Executive Officer

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 231

Email Chris King, Ec. D.

Vicki Bristow Ferguson

Business Development Officer

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 230

Email Vicki Bristow Ferguson

Mike Hewitt

Coordinator, MRC

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 226

Email Mike Hewitt

Rachael Lamb

Administrative Assistant

1-613-961-7990 Ext. 228

Email Rachael Lamb