The industrial structure of the region is built on three platforms :
Bromont-Cowansville : microelectronics, aeronautics, machine shops, business-to business (B2B).
Granby : 15 km north: aeronautics, specialized vehicles, agri-food industry, hydroelectric engineering.
Sherbrooke : 75 km east: life sciences, clean technologies, micro and nanotechnologies, information and communication technologies, advanced manufacturing.
We have several excellence niches throughout the Montérégie region.
Furthermore, the Montérégie houses, along with the Eastern Townships, more than 20% of all the enterprises working in the electronic systems industry.
This important sector offers a high potential reaching far beyond the region itself. Because electronics are everywhere, the market offers many outlets for all enterprises working in this field. Electronic systems clients come from the avionics, transport, health and communications sectors.
The Advanced Soft Materials Field Approximately fifty companies have developed activities related to technical textiles, geosynthetic products, linings, films… These materials are applied for uses in fields such as in construction, transport equipment, environment, defense, medical…
The Montérégie houses one fifth of all the Quebec metallurgical companies. The metallurgical processing sector has many market outlets: Transport equipment, consumer products, mineral and energy resources, electric products, information and communications technologies and the agri-food industry.
The Montérégie is also a leader in the bio-food sector and stands out because of its important processing capacity, the high quality of its infrastructure committed to research and development and workforce training. Furthermore, its strategic geographical position promotes the development of the Montérégie’s distribution sector.