June 16 - 18, 2020 | Toronto Congress Centre (South Building)

Why Canada?

“Forbes magazine considers Canada the best place in the world for businesses to grow.”

“The Economist Intelligence Unit considers Canada the best country in the G-7 in which to do business over the next five years.”

“Canada is the first country in the G-20 to create a tariff-free zone for industrial manufacturers; tariffs on all manufacturing inputs will be eliminated by 2015.”

“The International Monetary Fund and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development both forecast that Canada will remain among the leaders of the world’s major economies through at least 2013.”

“Manufacturers reported higher profits and capital expenditures, Statistics Canada says, and foreign investment in the sector rose by 8.6 per cent to $192.7 billion, marking the fifth annual gain in six years in 2012″



“After California and Texas, Ontario has the most manufacturing employees of any jurisdiction in Canada and the United States”

“1.7 million manufacturing employees in Canada – 650,000+ in Ontario alone”


Canada is a world leader in:

Injection and blow molding


Ferrous and non-ferrouscasting

Powder metal coating and fabrication

Assembly and sub assembly

Systems and componentintegration




Ontario is North America’s largest automotive manufacturing jurisdiction

1st ranked business among auto-producing nations according to Economist Intelligence Unit

$3.5 billion average in annual capital investment in auto manufacturing over the past ten years



Canada’s aerospace-manufacturing sector employs more than 80,000 people

In fact, from 2000 to 2009 the sector’s productivity growth was four times the average among Canadian manufacturers and was also larger than that recorded by the US aerospace industry.


Medical Devices

With more than 1,000 firms, a workforce of 25,000, and exports worth more than $2.3 billion in 2011, Canada’s medical-devices industry produces a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic products.



Canada has the world’s tenth-largest economy and second-largest proven reserves of oil, and is the third-largest producer of natural gas.

“More than 100 projects valued at $1 billion or more each, in oil-and-gas, mining and primary metals, have been announced for the 2012–2020 period.”




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