Why Wheatland

Due to our proximity to major urban centers, good transportation options and low land costs, Wheatland County has a thriving manufacturing industry.

Some of our large manufacturers are profiled below.

Nutrien operates the Carseland Nitrogen facility here in Wheatland County. With our over 150 employees at the site, they have the capacity to safely produce 535,000 tonnes of ammonia and 680,000 tonnes of urea each year.
Orica’s Carseland manufacturing site produces ammonium nitrate and employs nearly 70 people.
Stella-Jones is North America’s leading producer of industrial pressure-treated wood and manufactures treated utility poles at its Carseland plant.
De Havilland Field will be an assembly and production site for aircraft that serve missions around the world. The new aircraft manufacturing facility will consist of a new, state-of-the-art aircraft assembly facility, runway, parts manufacturing and distribution centers and maintenance repair and overhaul center. There will also be educational space for training the workforce as well as general office buildings and an aircraft museum.

De Havilland Field will be the site of final assembly for the DHC-515 FIREFIGHTER aircraft, the DHC-6 Twin Otter as well as the Dash 8-400 aircraft. De Havilland is also working towards bringing the DHC-6 Twin Otter and Dash 8-400 aircraft back into production.
CGC is building a state-of-the-art wallboard manufacturing plant in Wheatland County. The plant will allow them to better serve Canadian customers and provide access to USG’s industry-leading products, including Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart wallboard panels for the first time.