EDL partners with MNP to learn more about Lethbridge companies and their plans
This collaborative study provides an overview of economic indicators of industry as based on a survey of 47 medium to large size companies in Lethbridge in the areas of corporate revenues, current and anticipated workforce levels, export locations and areas of investment. This survey included manufacturing, agri-food, supply chain and logistics, construction and information technology. Highlights include:
- 62% are branch offices
- 50% are expecting to increase their workforce over the next year
- 85% export their products with the neighbouring provinces and states as the primary destinations
- 55% invested in technology and 72% in equipment making these the most predominant areas for investment in 2012.