At 3+ Corporation, we provide confidential support to stakeholders interested in learning more about investment opportunities in Greater Moncton.
From introductions to community stakeholders, to assistance with the collection of business case research, or site selection support, we make your business, our business. The relationship that we build with businesses continues long after the launch. Continuous support is available to help Greater Moncton businesses ensure ongoing success and growth. Speak to someone today about your project and let’s work together.
Finances & Insurance
Many financial industry leaders including TD, RBC Royal Bank, and Tangerine, have gathered in Greater Moncton because of our state-of-the-art infrastructure, and our phenomenal workforce. More than 4,000 people work in the finance and insurance sector – making Greater Moncton the 4th highest concentration of finance and insurance employment among all urban centres across Canada. Assumption Life, Intact Insurance, and Medavie Blue Cross are just a few of the large insurance companies that have settled in Moncton.
Information and Communication Technology Services (ICT)
With one of the fastest and reliable internet connectivity in Canada combined with a bilingual workforce, it is no surprise many leaders of various industries have large information and communication technology centers in Greater Moncton. There are currently over 2,000 people working in the ICT sector, some of the employers that are located here include: Bell Aliant, Medavie Blue Cross and Tangerine Bank.
Logistics, Cargo, and Transportation
Our flourishing transportation industry is helping the retail and manufacturing industries grow. Being well positioned at the center of the Atlantic Gateway and well connected to highways and railways, Greater Moncton is home to over 180 active firms in transportation, logistics, and warehousing. Combined they employ over 6,000 people. Some of our large national transportation firms include Midland Transport, Armour Logistics and Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines Limited.
Healthcare and Health Innovation
Our health sector plays a key role in our economy and is a driving force in innovation. Greater Moncton has 2 large hospitals, 12 after hours medical clinics, as well as many dental and private clinics offering a wide range of services. Adjusted for size, Greater Moncton has 32% more people employed in hospitals compared to the national economy. We have seen an increase in health-related research in recent years with the rise of the Atlantic Cancer Research Institute and the related new Centre for Precision Medicine. Both Horizon Health and Vitalité have research plans including support for clinical trials.
With more than 170 manufacturing firms, with a combined workforce almost 5,000 employees strong, Greater Moncton is the 3rd largest manufacturing center in Atlantic Canada. We have a great infrastructure that supports our manufacturing sector: industrial parks, international airport, rail access, excellent highway access, and a proximity to a large network of transportation. Some of the large firms include Sysco, Apex Industries, and Irving Personal Care Plant.
Tourism & Retail
Greater Moncton is a tourism and retail services hub for the Maritime Provinces. In 2019, 13,700 people worked in trade (wholesale and retail) and another 5,700 in accommodation and food services. Adding in other tourism-related activities the trade and tourism sectors employs well over 20,000 Greater Monctonians. Make sure to check out Experience Moncton to figure out what activities are going on in our community!
Greater Moncton is currently home to 54 post-secondary education establishments. Combined, they hire an estimated 5,000 passionate and strong working individuals. Since 2014 we have witnessed a steady increase in the enrolments at our major institutions and a steady increase in the number of Study permit holders. Greater Moncton’s central location in the Maritimes makes it a good location for any centralized education services.
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Artificial Intelligence and Robotic is an emerging industry here in Greater Moncton. The team of artificial intelligence specialists in the Perception, Robotics and Machine Intelligence (PRIME) group at the Université de Moncton, is developing artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms. As one example, the PRIME team will be building the AI component of a software called totaliQ. The software will then be used by the Cahill Group, one of the largest multi-disciplinary construction companies in Canada.