Facts and Figures
Quebec's Chateauguay is located both on the Chateauguay River and the Lac St-Louis, a section of the St. Lawrence River. It is a suburb of Montreal, situated at the confluence of both rivers. During the 2011 Census, the population of Châteauguay was 45,904.
Why Châteauguay, Quebec
Selecting a site for a new or existing business is a difficult and strategic process. The following advantages make Châteauguay, Quebec a great place for companies to set themselves apart from their competitors :
Prime location: The city has a prime geographical location, only 30 minutes from Montréal and close to both Ontario and the United States
The economy is booming: It is the 5th largest economic hub on the South Shore (statistics compiled by Statistics Canada, 2016)
Industrial park: More than one million square feet of space available for commercial and industrial purposes. The park is right next to Highway 30, with 10 km from the Mercier bridge,40 minutes from Ontario and the United States, and 20 km from the Montréal airport
Locations reserved for industries:
As per the zoning bylaw of the city of Châteauguay, Quebec , there are two zones reserved for industrial development: I1 and I2. Zone I2 is reserved for heavy industries. The city has outline environment conservation goals for industrial zones. All the land belonging to the industrial zone is located at the east end of the city along highway A30 and Pierre Boursier Boulevard . The major part of industrial zone land is available for leasing and city management is actively involved in the process of issuing lease contracts.
Areas with Heavy industries
Almost all the industries are located in the industrial zone. STORCAN has its plant on Industrial Boulevard. Waste management company Terrapure Environmental is located on Rue Belanger road. Plastic manufacturers including CV international plastics and Thermopompes N and R sol are located on Ford Boulevard. There are a couple of warehousing and construction companies also located on Ford Boulevard. The biggest yards on Ford Boulevard belong to Clermont Lte. The biggest warehouse in the city belongs to STCH services and Transportation located on the industrial boulevard.
Major heavy industry employers
The heavy industry landscape of the city is dominated by chemical and industrial-grade equipment manufacturing companies. Major Employers in the city are: