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Automotive

Chatham-Kent is located directly next to the United States auto manufacturing epicentre, having 23 OEM assembly plants within less than a four hour drive. Ontario is home to top automakers, 700+ automotive parts manufacturers and 500+ tool, die and mould makers thanks to the infrastructure, skilled work force, easy access to rail and the NAFTA Superhighway that connects Canadian and United States vehicle manufacturers. Our auto parts manufacturers, makers and suppliers are recognized for their top-quality products, groundbreaking innovation and excellent business practices.

Affordable Innovation

Research and development tax credits in Ontario are more generous than many of the G7 countries. Combined with federal research and development programs, Ontario's tax credit program can generate 40-60% savings.