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Wellington welcomes diversification and offers opportunity

Attractive tax rates, strong transportation infrastructure, a supportive business environment and a diverse labour force make Wellington County an ideal place to locate and expand your business.

Wellington provides your business with access to over 275,000 skilled and productive workers at competitive wage rates. In fact, in the last five years, local job growth in the County (13%) surpassed the provincial growth rate (6%), despite the economic downturn. We have a strong base in machinery, food and fabricated metals manufacturing employing 7,200 jobs in rural Wellington alone (22,400 with the City of Guelph). 

We offer an attractive lifestyle in Wellington with many urban amenities. That's why so many technical and creative professional workers have chosen to locate in Wellington, which continues to increase the diversity of local business.  

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