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. Alberta’s International Region has attracted manufacturing entrepreneurs and investment that has fueled innovation in numerous economic sectors. A number of globally renowned manufacturing companies are located in Alberta's International Region.

Industry Fast Facts

2013 manufacturing sales in Alberta were up 6.8% from 2012.

Manufacturing sales in Alberta reached $6.4 billion in October 2013.

138,500 people are employed in the manufacturing sector in Alberta.

In December 2013, Alberta had a 1.2% job vacancy rate in the area of manufacturing.

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