Manufacturing plays a key role in Saskatchewan, making up over five per cent of the provincial GDP. In 2020, manufacturing shipments totalled $13.4 billion.
Saskatchewan manufacturers have achieved many world firsts – in everything from satellite communications technology and dryland farming equipment to in-road scales for the trucking industry.
Key manufacturing clusters include:
- Machinery, transportation and industrial equipment;
- Food, crop and beverage processing;
- Wood, steel and plastic products; and
- Chemical manufacturing.
Emerging clusters include:
- Aerospace and defence;
- Specialty automotive products, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); and
- Electronics and instrumentation.
Located in the heart of the Canadian Prairies, Saskatchewan is well positioned to meet the needs of the agricultural equipment sector. We specialize in short-line manufacturing of agricultural equipment for precision dryland farming. Saskatchewan's top-quality farm equipment can be found hard at work all around the world.
Saskatchewan's innovative manufacturers are building leading-edge technology such as continuous mining equipment used in the potash industry, remote-controlled equipment used in uranium mining, autonomous farm equipment, unmanned aerial vehicles and deep-space antenna systems.
With the province's central location in North America, Saskatchewan manufacturers have access to markets of 270 million people within a one-or two-day drive.
A world-class steel mill in the province provides high-quality steel supply to the local industry.
The Saskatchewan Manufacturers and Suppliers Guide is a database of Saskatchewan manufacturers and service providers. The guide is searchable by company name, community, industry category, product or NAICS code.