Sarnia-Lambton's Diverse Economy
From its historic roots as the location of Canada's first oil gusher in 1862, Lambton County has grown to become Canada's petrochemical and refining centre. It is also home to a diverse range of industries including chemical production, automotive, engineering, instrumentation, metal and plastics fabrication, machining, and environmental solutions for process and other types of manufacturing industries.
Sarnia-Lambton's past and present create a solid foundation for its future. Industrial Bioproducts are no longer futuristic concepts - our community has worked to meld these new sectors with our tradition industries to create a well-rounded economic base and vast potential for the future.
Bio companies such as BioAmber, Woodland Biofuels, and KmX have chosen Sarnia-Lambton for their manufacturing or pilot plants because of the synergies offered by the Sarnia-Lambton Biohybrid Chemistry Cluster.
Learn more about the sectors that power Sarnia-Lambton.