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Transition to advanced manufacturing powers region’s job growth

The transformation of Waterloo Region’s economy is clearly evident at 66 Hincks St. in New Hamburg, a building that was once the location of Magnussen Furniture Manufacturing Ltd.

Source: www.therecord.com

The region is developing a hub of technology companies that are evolving around the robotics and remotely operated vehicle sector. Besides ODG, there is Clearpath Roboticsin Kitchener, which also makes autonomous vehicles; Deep Trekkerin Ayr, a startup that makes a low-cost remotely operated, underwater submersible andAeryon Labsin Waterloo, which makes airborne drones.

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