Manufacturing | Ontario East

Manufacturing

The complete package:

World-class R&D, major players, location, skilled workforce, expertise, acres of available land, plus lower costs. All these factors makes Ontario East an excellent setting for an enterprise engaged in the Manufacturing sector

Ontario East offers a combination of highly skilled people, leading edge technology, the brightest research minds and incentives.

Generous support at the national, provincial and local level for environmental initiatives, solar innovation and R&D make Ontario East a very attractive place to be.

With the highest average annual PV potential rating in southern Ontario, we are attracting international attention from solar energy heavyweights like Sun Edison (US), EDF Energies Nouvelles (France), Enfinity (Belgium) and First Solar (US). Napanee and Arnprior are home to two of North America’s largest solar energy installations and there are more on the way!

“The choice to establish our Canadian headquarters [here] was initially driven by the fact that Eastern Ontario has a better solar resource than most other parts of the province.”
CHRIS YOUNG, General Manager, Enfinity Canada

“The strong support we received and continue to receive from Ontario East benefits industry as a prime location to develop clean renewable energy solutions.”
KERRY ADLER, President and CEO, SkyPower Corp

Ontario’s R&D Credits

Ontario’s R&D tax credits are among the most generous in the G7. They can cut the cost of $100 in Research & Development to less than $41.

Eastern Ontario Development Fund

The Eastern Ontario Development Fund is specific to our region - up to 15% of eligible project costs up to $1.5 million.

Federal Development Agency for Southern Ontario

The Federal Development Agency provides grants and loans through a variety of programs to encourage industry, business and institutions to invest in Ontario.

Supply Chain

Ontario East is home to a robust network of experienced local companies involved in design and installation. With a deep and comprehensive supply chain and access to leading-edge technologies, the region has the largest photonics cluster in Canada.

Available Property

Ontario East offers serviced land with access to four and six-lane highways. If you're looking for property contact us for available sites.

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