Resources

 

Economic Development Services provides a number of resources in a multitude of languages, to support new and existing businesses for investment opportunities in Chatham-Kent. 

If you have any questions or need any further site selection information, please contact any one of our team members. 

 

Documents

Chatham-Kent Land of Opportunity for Food Processing Opportunities – find out the many reasons why Chatham-Kent is the ideal location for establishing your food processing and agri-food operations 

Chatham-Kent Land of Opportunity for Manufacturing Operations – find out the many opportunities Chatham-Kent provides to companies involved in the manufacturing sector 

Profile of Ontario, Canada – Ontario is renowned for its highly skilled and reliable workforce, environment of innovation, proximity to market, competitive business costs, and high quality of life. Available in English and French.

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Ontario – An overview of Ontario’s strengths as an international business location. Available in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

Ontario’s R&D Tax Program – A summary detailing Ontario’s generous R&D tax incentives. Available in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

The Perfect Mix for Success – Food Manufacturing Infographic – Available in English, French, German and Portuguese

Food Manufacturing – Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Food Manufacturing in Ontario. Available in English, French, German and Portuguese.

Taxation and Incentives in Ontario – An overview of rules and considerations for anyone interested in carrying on business in Ontario; includes key corporate and personal tax rates and incentives. Available in English and French.

Building a Greener World? Build it Right in Ontario. Opportunities exist in Ontario for companies involved in a wide variety of sustainable manufacturing and construction. Available in English and French.

Life Sciences in Ontario - Pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biotechnologies: If this is what you do and you’re not in Ontario, you’re missing out. The life sciences sector here is thriving, and your firm could be the next success story. Available in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

Ontario’s Auto Evolution – The richest concentration of auto-related resources in the world can be found in Ontario along a 400-kilometre (250 mile) corridor from Windsor to Ottawa (this includes Chatham-Kent!). Available in English and French.

Ontario: A Leader in Aerospace Excellence – A summary highlighting Ontario’s business advantages in the aerospace sector. Available in English and French.

Automotive in Ontario, Canada: Perception vs. Reality – Nine surprising facts. Available in English and French.

Luxury features, economy pricing – At a glance you will see what Ontario can do for you. Available in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

Ontario: A Sweet Deal for Confectionery Manufacturers – With access to a vast $20 trillium North American market, 142 million consumers within a day’s drive, and no tariffs on raw sugar imports, it’s no wonder Ontario is North America’s sweet spot for confectionary manufacturers. Available in English, French, German and Portuguese.

From lab to line: A unique innovation ecosystem – Whether it’s an entire community supporting an autonomous vehicle pilot or an OEM partnering with a university research center to produce the most sophisticated lightweight materials in the world, Ontario is where collaboration gets put to the test – and the results are nothing short of extraordinary. Available in English, French, German, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.

Ontario’s Wind Energy Industry – The global wind industry is looking to Ontario, Canada for leadership and progress. Over the last decade, Ontario has increased the number of its wind turbines from 10 to more than 2,000, representing more than 4,300MW of installed wind power capacity. And as more wind farms are being built, the investment opportunities continue to grow. Available in English and French.

Ontario’s Solar Energy Industry: The Future is Bright – Ontario is the largest solar energy market in North America after California, and we’re continually increasing capacity. By 2025, it is expected that 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy – including wind, solar, hydroelectric and bioenergy – will be online representing about half of Ontario’s installed capacity. As more of the province’s energy comes from renewable sources, opportunities for innovative, international solar energy companies will continue to grow. Available in English and French.

Taxation and Incentives in Ontario – An overview of rules and considerations for anyone interested in carrying on business in Ontario; includes key corporate and personal tax rates and incentives. Available in English and French.

Ontario, Canada’s Chemical Industry: Innovation from pipeline to the bottom line – The global investment focus for chemical and biochemical manufacturing is returning to North America. Companies can leverage Ontario’s advantages, capabilities and supportive business environment to cut capital costs and optimize long-term success. Available in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

Clean water technology in Ontario: A global hub of research and innovation – The global water market is forecast to reach $1 trillion by 2020. Innovative business leaders seizing the opportunity are choosing Ontario for its key advantages, including: world-class research institutes, supportive government programs, generous R&D tax credits, a pool of Masters and Ph.D. candidates, and a streamlined commercialization process. Available in English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish.

The Global Demand for Water Technology is Growing – Infographic. Available in English and French.

Ontario: The Next Big Idea for Your Tourism Business – Available in English, French, German, Chinese and Japanese.


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Links 

What Tradeshows should you be attending? The benefits of attending the right trade shows are certainly worth the effort it takes to find out. In this link, you will find two sites with a complete listing of trade shows and event opportunities.

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