Unlike traditional manufacturing communities that tend to focus on one sector – Peterborough has long been a place where industrial, agricultural and cultural businesses cooperate, collaborate and flourish.
Major employers cover a range of diverse business sectors including:
The business models of our manufacturing companies include custom engineering, innovation and lean manufacturing, making these companies part of the Advanced Manufacturing sector.
With a community of operations at and in close proximity to Peterborough’s Airport and aerospace business park, Peterborough is a leading base for national and international manufacturing, repair and overhaul; research and development; and training.
Rolling hills of heritage farmlands blended with esteemed Ontario cottage country and vibrant urban landscapes are what makes Peterborough & the Kawarthas unique as a destination for both visitors and investment.
Peterborough & the Kawarthas has the perfect blend of country and city landscapes and experiences.
Peterborough & the Kawarthas is a region that has been shaped by two key things: innovative minds and our connection to water with the Trent-Severn Waterway winding its way through our landscapes.
Small businesses and entrepreneurs add a uniqueness to the fabric of our business communities.