Fact Sheet: Industrial Machinery Sector

This industry comprises establishments engaged primarily in manufacturing machinery destined for industrial use, such as machinery for the sawmill and woodworking industry, the rubber and plastics industry and the paper industry, and organizations engaged in the manufacture of industrial machinery not classified for any specific industry. This excludes the manufacturing of machinery or equipment for agriculture; construction; mining; ventilation, heating, air conditioning and commercial refrigeration; metalworking; and engine, turbine and power transmission.

Statistics for 2013

  • Percent of GDP: 0.1%
  • Direct employment in Canada: 13,223 jobs
  • Exports: $3.5 billion

Source: Statistics Canada

Top five export markets

United States, China, Russia, Brazil, Germany

Key Markets

Burkina Faso, European Union, United States, Zambia