According to the Conference Board of Canada's 2015 Mid-Sized Cities Outlook Report, Manufacturing contributes $455 million to Lethbridge's GDP accounting for 9% of the overall output. This is expected to grow to $472 million in 2016, an increase of 3.7% over a two-year period.
Did you know?
- Manufacturing firms in Lethbridge occupy more than 4.1 million square feet of floor space, the equivalent 70 (NFL) football fields (47 CFL football fields).
- Haul-All Equipment in Lethbridge is a world leader in bear-proof garbage receptacles and recyclable collection equipment; they manufacture all of the angled garbage bins for the 44 Canadian national parks, as well as supplying specially design trash bins to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC.
- BCT Structures construction included the pour of a 100,000 ft2 concrete floor, one of the largest pours in Lethbridge history.
- Triple M Housing’s 800 foot long facility can accommodate up to 32 homes.
Did You Know?
In 2016 the University of Lethbridge was ranked third among the country’s elite research universities in the Undergraduate classification in Research InfoSource’s annual Research Universities of the Year rankings list.