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A superior transportation network, established industry and academic leaders, and a highly educated workforce makes our city the strategic choice for innovative technology companies looking for sales offices and full-scale manufacturing facilities.

Worker at advanced manufacturing facility working a mechanical arm


Ideal for companies wishing to focus or collaborate on:

  • Composites
  • Aerospace
  • Robotics & Process Engineering
  • Additive Manufacturing
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Choice Real Estate

  • Prime locations.
  • Class A, B and C office space.
  • High end industrial spaces with grade level doors.
  • Development costs are competitive relative to our city’s proximity to Toronto.
  • Charges for building permits are among the lowest in the region.
  • New incentives are being rolled out to encourage development.

Large Scale Transportation Network

  • Situated in the largest consumer and industrial market in Canada.
  • Choice of reliable, flexible and secure options for the transfer of goods.
  • Easy access to global markets via land, air or sea.

Skilled Talent

  • 76% of residents have a diploma or degree, higher than the province’s average.
  • There are 10 universities within 100 kilometres.
  • 14,000 people are currently employed in this sector.
  • A greater quality of life means employee retention rates are higher.

Advanced Manufacturing: Industry at a Glance

Find out more about the key factors of  Burlington’s Advanced Manufacturing industry here.

Dedicated City Personnel will:

  • Eliminate barriers to business growth through the Red Tape Red Carpet Task Force.
  • Provide market intel and data.
  • Recommend sites based on your business’s needs.
  • Brainstorm and troubleshoot on the spot.
  • Liaise with all levels of government on your business’s behalf.
City Hall in Burlington in the early afternoon

Established Key Players

Success Story:

Global Engineering Company Chooses Burlington for $28 Million Dollar Customer Experience Centre

Endress+Hauser Canada first set up shop in Burlington thirty years ago with only a handful of people. The company now employs close to 100 team members, providing the latest in industrial process engineering solutions to companies in a variety of industries.    

The team at Endress+Hauser cited our city’s close proximity to world class educational institutions and markets as the prime benefits of operating here. 


They’ve noted that the BEDC and Burlington’s City Council are really invested in helping businesses achieve their desired growth.  As an added bonus, they like the fact that everybody here knows their neighbours, and that we exude a small town feel.   

When it came time to build a state-of-the-art $28 Million dollar Customer Experience Center, the company’s executive team reached out to us.  With the support they received, they felt there was no reason to go elsewhere, and now the 47,000 square foot facility, designed with bold sustainability goals in mind, is set to open soon.

Success Story:

Global Engineering Company Chooses Burlington for $28 Million Dollar Customer Experience Centre

When it came time for Endress+Hauser to build their new 47,000 square foot facility, they chose Burlington for its location thanks to our city’s pro-business culture and “can do” attitude. 

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“The Burlington Economic Development team understands development projects and helps to keep them moving along. It is for this reason that we decided to build our new $28 Million Dollar facility here.”

Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd.

Unprecedented Partnership Opportunities

There are a wealth of potential opportunities with leading industry and academic players here in Burlington:

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Let’s talk one-on-one about how we can help grow your business in this priority sector.

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