There are a variety of employers within the city of Cambridge and its surrounding areas. Manufacturing is the largest industry in the area, employing about one fifth of the workforce. Cambridge has more than 10,000 business establishments. More than 500 of those are manufacturers.

Many other companies in Cambridge support the manufacturing sector through their services, such as:

  • Engineering
  • Technical consulting
  • Accounting
  • Legal
  • Education
  • Transportation
  • Logistics
  • Finance
  • Insurance

Below is a list of major employers in Cambridge.

Aecon Industrial

Aecon Industrial is a multi-trade industrial contractor and fabricator. Their services include:

  • Piping
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation
  • Millwrighting/rigging ironwork
  • Pipe and iron fabrication
  • Design/build project execution
Arriscraft International
Arriscraft International makes building stone and brick using a unique process to duplicate natural stone, including quarry, Adair limestone and marble.
Automation Tooling Systems Inc.

Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (ATS) designs and makes state-of-the-art automated manufacturing systems for a variety of industries, including:

  • Automotive electronics
  • Biomedical
  • Communications
  • Packaging
  • Consumer products

ATS produces precision plastic and metal components, sub-assemblies solar cells and modules.

BWXT Canada Limited
BWXT Canada Limited is a world leader in the design, engineering, manufacture, construction and service of steam generation equipment.
Cambridge Memorial Hospital
Cambridge Memorial Hospital offers emergency and pre-hospital services focusing on intensive care, medicine, surgery, obstetrical, mental health, cancer, rehabilitation and pediatric services.
Canadian General-Tower Limited

Canadian General-Tower Limited (CGT) makes flexible vinyl products, such as:

  • Pool liners
  • Pond liners
  • Containment and roofing membranes
  • Automotive trim materials
Centra Industries Inc.
Centra Industries Inc. makes precision machined components and structural assemblies for the aerospace industry.
Challenger Motor Freight Inc.
Challenger Motor Freight Inc. offers transportation of all types (LTL, truckload, flat bed, Heavy Hauling, Wind Turbine, Over-dimensional and Cargo Transportation, contract, air, and ocean) plus warehousing and complete logistics service.
Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Conestoga College has a 260,000-square-foot college campus for its School of Engineering Technology and Trades, as well as its Institute of Food Processing Technology.
Cowan Insurance Group

Cowan Insurance Group provides insurance and risk management advice and support to individuals, businesses and organizations. Their areas of expertise include:

  • Business Insurance
  • Personal Insurance
  • Boat Insurance
  • Group Benefits
  • Group Pension
  • Retirement Services
  • Health and Disability Management Services
  • Wellness Initiatives
  • International Programs
  • Corporate Planning
  • Living Benefits
  • Wealth Management
  • Financial Solutions
Eclipse Automation

Eclipse Automation is a leading supplier of custom automated manufacturing equipment for the following industries:  

  • Health Sciences
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Mining
  • Industrial/Consumer
  • Electronics/Telecommunications
Frito-Lay Canada
Frito-Lay Canada makes and distributes potato chips, corn chips, and various other snacks.
Gore Mutual Insurance Company
Gore Mutual Insurance Company is one of Canada's oldest insurance companies. They distribute commercial and personal insurance products through independent insurance brokers.
Grand River Foods
Grand River Foods has a manufacturing operation in Cambridge that supplies more than 200 private label poultry food products for Canada's leading grocery, restaurant and food service companies.
The COMDEV division of Honeywell is the global supplier of spaceborne equipment, payloads/instruments and microsatellites for communication satellites and scientific missions, in the commercial and government space markets.
Loblaw Companies Limited
Loblaw Companies Limited has a warehouse and distribution facility in the Cambridge area.
Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies
Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies develops software specializing in the real estate industry.
MacDonald Steel Limited
MacDonald Steel Limited is a custom fabrication and machining company. The company supplies profile cutting, custom fabrication, custom machining and painting facilities for both plate and sheet metal structures and components. They also design, build, install and service pollution control, pneumatic conveying, sir filtration and material reduction systems for the wood, secondary paper and recycling industries. In addition, MacDonald Steel also designs, makes, installs and services malting and brewing systems and stainless steel tank farms.
Precision Resource Canada Limited

Precision Resource Canada Limited uses a fine blanking process to make components and assembly for various industries, including:

  • Computer
  • Automotive
  • Office equipment
  • Heavy machinery

Services include:

  • Final product design
  • Tooling
  • Finishing processes (riveting, tappeting, de-burring, machining, heat treatment plating and assembly)
Process Group Inc.
Process Group Inc. supplies engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services to manufacturing plants, process equipment vendors, engineering firms and industrial design builders for specialized services in production equipment and process system installations.
Founded in 1898 by Paul Morszeck in Cologne Germany, RIMOWA is the world's premier manufacturer of ultra-lightweight, yet extremely durable, aluminum and polycarbonate luggage.
Rockwell Automation Canada Control Systems
Rockwell Automation Canada Control Systems designs and makes industrial automation controls, data communications, data acquisition and electronic products.
Septodont makes, fills and packages dental anesthetics and injectables. The company also distributes dental industry accessories.
Strite Industries Limited
Strite Industries Limited designs and makes ultra-precision machined components and assemblies for the aerospace, automotive, computer, medical, and scientific industries.
Tenneco Cambridge
Tenneco Cambridge makes exhaust systems for the automotive industry.
Tigercat Industries Inc.
Tigercat Industries Inc. designs, makes and sells mechanized logging equipment.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada Inc. has two automotive manufacturing plants located in Cambridge. These plants produce 4-door Corolla Sedans, Lexus RX 350s and RX450h SUVs.
Trade-Mark Industrial Inc.

Trade-Mark Industrial Inc. is an industrial, commercial and institutional multi-trade contractor specializing in:

  • Millwrighting
  • 3D construction
  • Rigging
  • Electrical
  • Piping
  • Machining
  • Fabrication
  • Structural
  • Sheet metal
  • HVAC installations and repairs
  • Electric motor sales and service
Traugott Building Contractors Inc.
Traugott Building Contractors Inc. offer general contracting, construction management, project management and design-build services.