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?
Every year more than 2,800 people complete some form of postsecondary education in Lethbridge.