Bombardier has announced that Mississauga will be home to a new Global Manufacturing Centre for its Global business jets. The 41.2 acre facility will be located on Toronto Pearson Lands.
The new one million square foot facility will see the final assembly line for the manufacturing of Bombardier’s Global business jets and includes a hangar space for pre-flight activities. The new facility will have the capacity to build up to 100 aircraft a year and will support thousands of jobs.
Mississauga’s vibrant business community is made up of over 98,000 businesses, 1,400 multi-national firms and 76 Fortune 500 companies. Mississauga is one of the largest business centres in Canada, and a net importer of employment, with over 230,000 people coming into Mississauga for work each day.
Mississauga has a robust and diverse business community that makes up some of the largest knowledge-based sectors in Canada. These sectors include Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing (Aerospace, Automotive, Clean Tech and Food and Beverage), Information and Communications Technology and Financial Services and Real Estate.
Mississauga’s aerospace cluster is the largest in Canada with more than 345 aerospace companies employing 28,000 employees. Mississauga’s aerospace cluster is comprised of airlines, aerospace manufacturing, airport services and support services for aerospace manufacturers. To learn more about Mississauga’s Aerospace Business Community, visit thefutureisunlimited.ca.