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Portrait of the Manufacturing Sector

 

Total Manufacturing Activity: as at December 31, 2014

Number of businesses: 163

Number of jobs: 3 911

Investment (2014): $24,6 millions

Equipment investments (2014): $18 millions

Investments in Capital assets, R&D and market development (2014): $6,5 millions

 

Businesses and Manufacturing Jobs by Sector

Sector

Number(1)
of Businesses

Number of Jobs

Percentage of Jobs

Non-metallic and minerals

29

763

19.51%

Plastics and rubber

8

603

15.42%

Metal products

19

511

13.07%

Chemical products

8 397 10.15%

Machinery

3

295

7.54%

Engineering and soil laboratories

1 200 5.11%
Clothing and other textile or leather products 8 181 4.63%

Food and beverages

17

176

4.50%

Medical products, equipment and supplies

5

153

3.91%

Wood products

11

145

3.71%

Information technology

13

113

2.89%

Miscellaneous manufacturing 11 101 2.58%

Agriculture, animal production and forestry 

5

77

1.97%

Wholesaler-Distributors 

4

63

1.61%

Furniture and related products 

7

37

0.95%

Transportation equipment 1 26 0.66%
Printing

7

22

0.56%

Specialized services to the manufacturing compagny 3 15 0.38%
Computer, electronic and electrical 1 12 0.31%

Research and development centers

1

11

0.28%

Waste management 1 10 0.26%

Total

 163

 3 911

 100%

 

 

Territorial Distribution of Manufacturing

  

Sector

Number of 
businesses

Number of jobs

Magog-Orford

92

2 472

Border Region

36

668

Massawippi Valley

13

591

Missisquoi Valley

22

180

 

Distribution of Manufacturing Concerns by Size

  

Number of employees

Number of 
businesses

Number of jobs

Less than 10

101

444

10 to 24

26

410

25 to 49

10

329

50 to 99

14

941

More than 100 12 1 787

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