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Advanced Manufacturing

The advanced manufacturing sector in Vaughan has been and will continue to be a significant part of the city’s economic base. As one of Canada’s advanced manufacturing hubs, Vaughan is also an integral part of the newly announced Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster, building up next-generation manufacturing capabilities and incorporating technologies such as advanced robotics and 3-D printing.

Fast Facts

  1. The largest sector in Vaughan by employment and gross domestic product (GDP) contribution.
  2. Contributes more than $4.9 billion or 20.3 per cent to Vaughan’s GDP.
  3. Provides access to superior end-to-end supply chain solutions.

Success Story

Investor: Nuform Building Technologies

“Vaughan is the ‘Silicon Valley’ of plastic extrusion. Resin suppliers, equipment manufacturers, and a strong talent pool in extrusion operators and mechanics, tool and die makers, and CNC punching machinists are all located within a 10-kilometre radius. Our manufacturing presence in Vaughan over many years is largely because of this reason.”

Nuform Building Technologies

Sector Snapshot

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