Industries

Industries

Alberta's International Region is home to a growing, dynamic economy. While the region owes its history to oil and gas, decades of entrepreneurialism and investment have resulted in a diverse industrial economic base that contributes extensively to Alberta’s GDP. Major sectors include energy services, advanced manufacturing, logistics, agri-foods and retail.  Multi-modal, highly efficient infrastructure access paired with a highly skilled and productive workforce, creates one of North America’s top wealth producing regions.

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Key Industry Overview

Alberta’s International Region is strategically located as a centre for energy and oilfield services, transportation and logistics, advanced manufacturing, agri-business, and retail & hospitality. 

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing is a vibrant sector comprised of energy, chemical, equipment, and metal fabrications. The sector has roots and continues to build upon the strength of the energy industry.

Agri-Business

Agri-Food sector includes food engineering and processing, agriculture and ag-engineering, trade, and rural services.

Energy Services

Energy companies come to the region to explore the establishment a manufacturing base to support their drilling and exploration activities in the oil sands. Located in Nisku and Leduc Business Parks, energy companies benefit from the region's strategic location and excellent infrastructure.

Logistics

Our vast network of integrated logistics solutions and regional infrastructure assets assist with multiple functions of supply chain management. Service companies include freight forwarders, couriers, trucking services, and value added services.

Retail

From clothing retailers to supermarkets and everything in between, Alberta's International region has a healthy retail presence.

Major Employers List

Alberta’s International Region is home to over 3300 businesses which contribute to the economic success of the area.  

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