Aeronautics

airlinerHere are some of the leading companies in Granby’s aeronautics pole: ATLAS Aeronautik, NSE Automatech and A7 Integration specialize in high-precision machining where Avior is specialized in manufacturing components using state-of-the-art composite materials.  They specialize in engine and aircraft structure parts and are mostly equipment manufacturers and integrators.  Fives, recognized worldwide, designs and produce machines, process equipment and production lines for major global players.  These companies have the drive to develop and expand.

  • Atlas Aeronautik is an integrator with 2 centers of excellence which has 160 employees in Granby. It is very active in manufacturing complex hard metal parts for mechanical systems and aircraft engines for major clients such as Pratt & Whitney Canada and Moog, among others.
  • Avior has some 50 employees in Granby, as well as 2 branches in Montreal and Laval. The company specializes in complex metal machining and manufactures components with advanced composite materials. Among its major clients are Boeing, Bombardier and Bell Helicopter.
  • NSE Automatech, which has 100 employees in Granby, is also a leader in the aerospace industry. Their major clients are Bombardier, GE and Bell Helicopter.
  • A7 Integration specializes in engineering and manufacturing of machined parts and complex assemblies.

With more than 1,000 jobs directly related to the aeronautics industry, the regional ecosystem driving this industry also supports more than 2,000 jobs. Granby has an upstream industrial base, adapted to the sector to attract potential new players. In 2019, companies in this pole generated $15.4 million in investments.

Why choose Granby?

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A Strategic Location

  • Proximity to all aeronautics leaders in Quebec
  • 30 minutes from the Montreal South Shore
  • 45 minutes from the Greater Montreal area
  • Direct access to Autoroute10 via Route 139 (exit 68)
  • Quick access to Autoroute 20
  • Proximity to the American border and to highways 87, 89 and 91
  • Proximity to Bromont, Montreal, Burlington and Plattsburgh airports

A Diversified Industrial Fabric

  • A solid and dynamic industry cluster
  • A collaborative spirit and drive for growth
  • A network of aeronautics-certified subcontractors
  • An industrial base specialized in:

– Complex machining
– Surface treatment
– Electronics
– Automation
– Composites

Features that Attract Businesses

  • Available land at competitive rates
  • A preferred industrial tax rate
  • Up to five-year tax credit for the construction of new industrial facilities (or expansion)
  • An industrial park with fiber optics
  • Custom-tailored financial assistance programs adapted to the industry.

A Stable, Competitive and Qualified Workforce

  • Attestation of Collegial Studies in Manufacturing Practises at Cégep de Granby
  • Competitive labour costs
  • Proximity to many research and development centers (ex: CRIAQ, CTT, etc.)
  • Local know-how in different materials (metal, plastic, rubber…)

A Great Living Environment for You and Your Employees

Home to Leading Companies in the Pole:

Renowned for its innovation and creativity, Quebec is ranked among the elite of the global aeronautics industry. Major international corporations such as Bell Helicopter Textron, Bombardier Aeronautic, CAE, Pratt & Whitney Canada, and many others have chosen this territory.

Our Vision

Becoming a hub for suppliers and subcontractors in Quebec’s supply chain. Granby Industrial has established a proactive development strategy in this pole of excellence.

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There is no shortage of partnership and investment possibilities in Granby!