Waterloo EDC Blog

Eight reports from 2021 that put Waterloo on the podium

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 11, 2022

It may have been a tough test at times, but Waterloo passed 2021 with flying colours.

This past year, we came together to fuel innovation, growth and success in our community. Waterloo’s ecosystem made strides in all sectors, while our global recognition continued to accelerate despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Before gearing up for another year, it’s time to step up to the podium and accept the...


Topics: technology, automotive, talent, business, site selection, Growth

Project Arrow: the all-Canadian EV driving a net-zero future

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 10, 2021

All-Canadian. Zero-emissions. Autonomous. Meet Project Arrow. 

Electric vehicles are on the rise around the world and with the rapid growth of EV manufacturing comes the opportunity for automotive innovation.

In a recent virtual event hosted by the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce, Tony LaMantia, President & CEO of Waterloo EDC, and Flavio Volpe, President of the Automotive Parts...


Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, automotive, business, R&D

Canada excels in new Manufacturing Risk Index

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 14, 2021

The new 2021 Manufacturing Risk Index from Cushman & Wakefield is a veritable treasure trove of information for manufacturing leaders interested in minimizing risk and understanding new trends in risk mitigation. One clear finding: Canada is a fantastic location for new manufacturing investment.

The report seeks to assess the costs, risks and conditions impacting manufacturing worldwide, with an...


Topics: technology, manufacturing, automotive, research

New industrial land available in Canada's manufacturing corridor

Posted by Waterloo EDC on June 17, 2021

Prime industrial land in the middle of Canada’s largest robotics and automation cluster is becoming available – and quickly getting claimed.

Intermarket Properties, a real estate management and development company, has announced that the road and servicing work at the IP Park in Cambridge, Ontario, is complete and that some property transactions are already final.


Topics: manufacturing, automotive, talent, site selection

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