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Invest in Windsor-Essex

With close proximity to the United States and local markets, a high quality of life and an educated and skilled workforce, our region has so much to offer.

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Agriculture and Agri-Tech

Nearly 8,000 employees working in more than 100 food and beverage processing companies and 1,500 growers.

A temperate climate, long growing season, and technologically advanced growing systems make Windsor-Essex an enviable Canadian leader in agri-business.

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Transportation and Logistics

Found at the heart of North America's consumer population, Windsor-Essex has long been recognized as a leader in manufacturing and logistics.

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Information and Communications Technologies

The fast-growing information and communications technologies (ICT) sector in Windsor-Essex is helping the region diversify its economy to fit modern communications and information technology needs. 

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Our Location,
Your Advantage

More than 200 million people located within a 13-hour drive.

One of the most obvious advantages of the Windsor-Essex Region is our location, at the heart of the richest consumer market in the world, with more than 200 million people located within a 13-hour drive.

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Welcome to the Windsor-Essex region located in the centre of North America's prosperous heartland. The Windsor-Essex/Detroit border crossing is a vital trade link which straddles the NAFTA Superhighway and transcontinental rail lines, within an eight-hour drive of half of North America's population.

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Windsor-Essex Foreign Trade Zone

Windsor-Essex is designated as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), which allows tax and tariff exemptions to promote cross-border business and production.

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