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Here's what makes the Waterloo autotech ecosystem unique (with video)

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 26, 2019

Our new cluster map captures 80+ autotech businesses, including global OEMs, suppliers and a collection of very exciting startups. What is driving the growth of this unique ecosystem?

Watch our new video to find out.

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Topics: technology, manufacturing, automotive

3 reasons DESCH opened their North American Headquarters in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 21, 2019

DESCH began as a German owner-operated family company more than 100 years ago and is now a global company specializing in advanced mechanical and plant engineering, serving the oil and gas, construction, mining, and marine industries. When looking to expand into North America, DESCH found a home in Waterloo, Canada.

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Topics: manufacturing, talent, site selection

Here's how Waterloo fills your tech company's talent gaps

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 19, 2019

Waterloo benefits from having three of Canada’s most highly-regarded post-secondary institutions – the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and Conestoga College. For tech companies looking to grow, these schools are an incredible resource with a multitude of tech-specific programs.

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Topics: technology, talent

Security firm eSentire announces $47 million investment and expansion

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 14, 2019

Last week, Waterloo-based cybersecurity firm eSentire announced a new $47 million investment to supercharge research and development and a relocation within the community to accommodate its rapid expansion.

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Topics: security

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