Brockville has a long history in the pharmaceutical products manufacturing sector and it is considered to be among the very first Canadian cities to have housed such firms. Eastern Ontario has an overall lower cost of operation including land, labour and facilities. Start-up costs are much lower than most major urban centres and are estimated to be one-fifth that of the Greater Toronto Area. Brockville has two industrial parks available which are primarily suited to host pharmaceutical and biotechnology related companies.
Brockville is home to prominent pharmaceutical manufacturers:
Ross Nutritional Products
Trillium Health Care Products
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Pharmaceutical Sector Profile - English (297kb)
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