A $5.3 billion industry.
Ontario is a leading high-quality, auto-producing jurisdiction.
350,000 people, 12,000 financial services firms.
52,000 Ontario farms, more than 200 agricultural commodities.
The 2nd largest IT cluster in North America.
Canada's largest centre of life sciences activity.
Ontario's mineral production for 2014 was valued at $11.0 billion.
Canada’s top tourism market: 55% of all international visitors.
Ontario is a global R&D leader in water technologies.
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Highest educational attainment in the OECD.
Among the lowest costs in the G7.
Generous incentives for R&D.
Part of the $19-trillion NAFTA market.
The best environment for your company’s growth.
Top ranked on global indices.
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Ontario is your springboard to global leadership in the industry.
When you take off and land on a large airliner, four times in 10 it’s on landing gear made by UTAS Landing Gear in Oakville or Messier-Bugatti-Dowty in Ajax.
When you’re flying on a Boeing jetliner at 35,000 feet, the warm, clean air you breathe is thanks to Honeywell engineers in Mississauga.
Why do so many aerospace companies do business in Ontario? Here you’ll find:
Whether you’re an OEM, a Tier 1 integrator or Tier 2/3 supplier, you’ll find everything here that you need to succeed.
In Ontario, you’ll benefit from:
Ontario companies manufacture regional, business and special-purpose aircraft, small turbine engines, landing gear systems, aerospace structures and electrical systems. They service the full spectrum of aerospace demand, offering you faster, more convenient solutions.
Aerospace demands precision. There’s no room for error. Our highly educated workforce is supremely qualified to help you deliver.
Ontario is home to one of the best educated talent pools in the world. Here, 65% of adults have completed post-secondary education, more than in any other OECD country, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Japan.
Ontario's strengths are derived from strict enforcement of equal opportunity laws, clear government-mandated health and retirement benefits, low levels of corruption, and the high quality and broad availability of training facilities. Out of 138 global cities examined, Toronto ranked third for low risks associated with employment and redeployment.
You’ll get more for your money in Ontario, one of the most cost-competitive locations for aerospace manufacturing.
Aerospace manufacturing costs in Canada are lower than in any G7 nation.
Ongoing innovation is an imperative in aerospace. Using our R&D incentive program, you’ll find it easier and more affordable to innovate and stay competitive in your market.
With global competition increasing, we are launching a collaborative initiative that will further cement our reputation for aerospace excellence.
Find out how the creation of an aerospace campus at Downsview Park in Toronto will promote R&D, skilled workforce development, and industry partnerships, while furthering the global competitiveness of our aerospace sector.
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Being in Ontario puts you at the heart of North America, and right in the centre of one of the world’s biggest and richest aerospace markets.
Bring your products to market faster and more cost-effectively here. We offer a strategic location and an extensive transportation infrastructure.
Disclaimer: Information contained in this video was current at the time of its production. Statistics quoted are subject to change.
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