Aeronautics

airlinerHere are some of the leading companies in Granby’s aeronautics pole: ATLAS Aeronautik, Avior and NSE-Automatech. They are active in the engines, parts and components subsector, and in composite materials. They specialize in aircraft structural components and are mainly components manufacturers and integrators. These companies have the drive to develop and to expand.

  • Atlas Aeronautik has 135 employees in Granby. It is very active in engine component manufacturing.
  • Avior has 62 employees in Granby, as well as 2 branches in Montreal and Laval. The company manufactures composite materials. Its major clients are Boeing, Bombardier and Bell Helicopter.
  • NSE-Automatech, which has 110 employees in Granby, is also a leader in the aerospace industry. Their major clients are Bombardier, GE and Bell Helicopter.

While there are more than 860 jobs directly related to the aeronautics industry, the regional ecosystem driving this industry supports more than 2000 jobs. Granby has an upstream industrial base, adapted to the sector to attract potential new players. In 2014, companies in this pole generated over $16,4 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:

– 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!