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Invest Sault Ste. Marie

Major Employers & Industry

Once seen as strictly a steel town, Sault Ste. Marie continues to diversify its economy and has experienced growth in other sectors such as alternative energy, science and technology, aviation services, and business-process outsourcing.

A number of small and medium-sized businesses have set up or experienced growth in Sault Ste. Marie over the past several years, including:

  • Canada Bank Note - from its Sault Ste. Marie operation, the Ottawa-based company runs the province's charitable bingo and gaming services.
  • JD Aero Maintenance - provides aircraft maintenance, repairs and overhaul services for airlines around the world, including Air Canada Jazz, Air New Zealand, Austrian Airlines and Porter Airlines.
  • Heliene Canada - manufactures photovoltaic solar panels.
  • Arauco N.A. (formerly Flakeboard Company) - a world-scale producer of composite wood products.
  • Sutherland Global Services - a global leader in business-process outsourcing.

Private Sector

Essar Steel Algoma
Tenaris Algoma Tubes
Agero Contact Centre
Arauco North America
McDougall Energy
Sutherland Global Services
Algoma Energy Solutions
JD Aero
Heliene
SIS Group
China Steel
Boniferro Millworks
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Rector Machine Works Ltd.
Anthony Eacom Inc.
Createch

 

Public Sector

Sault Area Hospital
Algoma District School Board
Sault College of Applied Arts & Science
Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation
Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board
Algoma University
Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service
Group Health Centre
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Ontario Ministry of Northern Development & Mines
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation
Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre