A competitve analysis undetaken on Brantford●Brant and other select Southern Ontario communities confirms that the Brantford●Brant area has a competitive advantage with respect to overall industrial business operating costs. Based on a more detailed assessment of three operational cost elements (wages, real estate and utilities), Brantford●Brant was consistently one of the lowest cost jurisdictions.
Based on both the potential for growth and the competitive advantages demonstrated by Brantford●Brant, the following manufacturing industry sectors have been targeted as priority in terms of attraction initiatives:
Plastics and Rubber Products
Primary and Fabricated Metals