Wheatland County is home to manufacturers such as Orica (ammonium nitrate), Nutrien (nitrogen fertilizer), Stella Jones (treated utility poles) as well as numerous light/medium industrial companies.
Companies that have announced commitments to build manufacturing facilities in the county include De Havilland Canada (aerospace) and CGC Inc. (wallboard).
Wheatland County supplies the power need to keep the region moving! We have significant resources in both the conventional and new energy sectors.
Companies that are represented include Ember Resources, Persist Oil & Gas, Lynx Energy, Torxen Energy, and Rocky Mountain Clean Fuels.
There are abundant opportunities for sustainable aviation fuels, hydrogen, and renewable natural gas.
Our vision is become a new energy and petrochemical hub for the Calgary region!
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Home to 810 farms producing a variety of crops and livestock, Wheatland County has the feedstock to accommodate value-added processors. We also have a well-developed value chain with ag-input suppliers, machinery and equipment manufacturers, seed cleaning plants, grain handlers and fertilizer plants. Many large agribusiness companies such as Cargill, Richardson Pioneer, Paterson Grain, Canada Malting Co., Viterra, Parish & Heimbecker, and Nutrien are represented in the county.
From the breath of the prairies and meandering Bow River to the iconic badlands, Wheatland County has it all! Wheatland County is the gateway to Royal Tyrell Museum and points further afield.