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Centre for Agricultural Renewable Energy and Sustainability (CARES)
The Centre for Agricultural Renewable Energy and Sustainability (CARES) is located at the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus and sets the Canadian precedent for applied research and innovation in the agricultural and agri-food industry. CARES is an instrumental player in the development of sustainable industry and technology by integrating research, training, education, technology transfer and rural community development in bio-energy and the bio-economy.
Devolder Farms is a registered International Standards Organization (2005) originally known for growing, processing, and packaging quality pedigreed seed. The company has since grown to include a Grain Handling and Equipment division, which specializes in knowledgeable and service-oriented sales of grain storage, drying and handling equipment.
Pioneer is a leading developer and supplier of plant genetics to farmers worldwide, with a vision to increase productivity and profitability for its customers using technological innovation. Pioneer Hi-Bred is a DuPont business that serves customers in more than 90 countries
Chatham Christian Schools
Chatham Christian Schools provide elementary school education (Chatham Christian School) and high school education (Chatham Christian High School). For both institutions, Bible classes are provided and all areas of the curriculum are taught with the recognition that Christ is the Lord of all of life.
Conseil scolaire catholique Providence
A French-language Catholic school board serving much of southwestern Ontario. The board's 23 elementary schools, 7 high schools and continuing education centre provide education for almost 10,000 students.
Lambton Kent District School Board (LKDSB)
The Lambton Kent District School Board provides educational services to more than 24,000 students in 66 elementary and secondary schools in Lambton and Kent County.
St. Clair Catholic District School Board (SCCDSB)
The St. Clair Catholic District School Board is a result of the union between separate Catholic school boards in Lamton and Kent County in 1998. The board’s works towards building an inclusive Catholic learning community and to serve as partners in the formation of life-long learners by living their faith; promoting educational achievement and innovation; and fostering stewardship, leadership and social justice.
St. Clair College
St. Clair College prioritizes relevant, hands-on knowledge and skills training that set you up for success. It’s Thames Campus in Chatham-Kent is set in a rural environment adjacent to the beautiful Thames River. The Trades and Technology Centre provides an exceptional learning environment with an open concept lab housing all of the latest alternative energy technologies.
University of Guelph – Ridgetown College
The University of Guelph is consistently ranked among Canada’s top comprehensive universities. Its Ridgetown Campus in Chatham-Kent has been part of OAC – the Ontario Agricultural College – at the University of Guelph since 1997. Internationally renowned for its leadership in research, education and extension service, OAC is Canada’s most comprehensive institution for agriculture, food, the environment and rural communities.
KSR is an industry leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of an array of automotive products, including sensors, electronic throttle controls, adjustable and fixed pedals. KSR production facilities are strategically located all around the world.
Thames Valley Engineering specializes in civil engineering projects including subdivisions, commercial site plans, storm water management and building design. The company has been providing engineering services to Chatham-Kent, Windsor/Essex, and Lambton County since it was established in 1974.
Erie St. Clair Community Care Access Centre
Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) connects provides services to support those who are in need of in-home care or long-term care. Each CCAC is staffed by caring and knowledgeable professionals who are able to assess client needs, determine care requirement, and develop a customized care plan to meet individual needs.
Chatham-Kent has a significant and growing renewable energy sector. Invenergy manages local initiatives for “clean power alternatives and innovation in electricity generation”.
Kruger Energy develops energy projects that promote the optimal and respectful use of natural resources. They offer a dynamic work environment with a strong sense of teamwork, and look for talented, passionate professionals to join their team.
Renewable Energy Systems
Renewable Energy Systems Canada is working towards clean wind energy through the development, construction, possession, and operation of wind projects across the United States and Canada. It’s Chatham-Kent project, the Talbot Wind Farm, will generate enough power approximately 33 000 Canadian homes).
Samsung C&T is a world leader in innovation and technology. Together with Pattern Energy, Samsung is developing a 270 megawatt wind project in Chatham-Kent, called South Kent Wind. South Kent Wind will produce clean and renewable energy equivalent to the annual needs of approximately 73,000 Ontario homes.
Arctic Glacier is a leading producer, marketer and distributor of high-quality packaged ice to consumers in Canada and the United States, servicing more than 75,000 retail accounts. Arctic Glacier operates 39 production plants and 48 distribution facilities across Canada and the northeastern, central and western United States.
BDM Millwrights provides millwright services to the agribusiness sector, with a vision to create value while maintaining integrity and environmental responsibility. Its core principals are getting all work done safely, on budget, and on time.
Crown Brand-Building Packaging
Crown Metal Packaging is a leader in innovative packaging technology and an innovator in the design and development of packaging products. With 139 plants in 41 countries, Crown Metal Packaging has continued to grow and diversify throughout their 100 years of service.
Dana Holding Corporation
Dana is a global leader in automotive design and supply, specializing in the supply of axles, driveshafts, off-highway transmissions, sealing and thermal management products, and genuine service parts. Dana provides service and support to light and heavy vehicles, as well as for the agriculture, construction, material handling, and even mining sectors.
Enviroshake Inc. is known for developing a superior composite blend and formulation, used to produce the company’s signature roofing product, Enviroshake. Enviroshake is durable, and the only composite on the market that authentically looks like a natural cedar shake. Enviroshake is available across Canada and the U.S. and can be purchased exclusively through Certified Installers to maintain the highest level of installation quality.
Unlike most companies, Lambton Conveyors has kept business in the family for over 50 years. A multinational manufacturer of grain, storage, material handling, drying and feed equipment, Lambton Conveyors Limited is able to supply the agricultural needs of Chatham-Kent with dependable service and customer satisfaction.
Mallory is a leader in automotive, industrial, and household products. Known for excellent service, Mallory utilizes modern manufacturing and equipment to ensure the highest quality of product construction and delivery.
Ontario Martinrea Fabco Dresden specializes in tube blending and assembly modules. A branch of Martinrea International Inc., the Dresden plant in Chatham-Kent boasts world class technology, and offers automotive and non-automotive sales, quality assurance, and excellent customer relations.
Maverick Canada Ltd provides multi-axis CNC Machining Services, specializing in geometrically complex products built to demanding tolerances, such as high strength nickel and exotic alloy steels. Maverick's manufacturing and machining services yields high precision, build-to-order parts, components and assemblies, designed and engineered by leading OEM's within today's most advanced technology industries.
NH Global Design
NH Global Design Inc manufactures custom quality equipment. The process involves the conceptualizing and manufacturing of a wide range of custom applications, including operator stations, assembly-automating solutions, CNC machining fixtures and robotics handling. NH Global Design is a premier supplier to the automotive industry and other industrial sectors
Entegrus Inc. and its subsidiaries directly operate and maintain electricity distribution systems for over 40,000 customers in Southwestern Ontario. Entgerus Powerlines Inc. and Entegrus Transmission Inc. provide electricity supply, transmission and distribution, energy and renewable energy, and water supply throughout its service areas.