For the next few weeks leading up and through the holidays, our Invest Buffalo Niagara team will be giving you the scoop on the best of Buffalo Niagara. With Thanksgiving on the horizon, you might be expecting out-of-town company.
In Buffalo Niagara, we’re known for our food. National Geographic even named us the third best food city in the entire world. While the chicken wings and beef on weck are quite delicious, we are also well known for our strengths in the larger food processing industry. Here is a dive into some data points that we think make the business case for expansion quite compelling.
Buffalo Niagara is known by many for our legacy industry and advanced manufacturing prowess. However, it is much less known that some of these household names are made right here in Western New York. Maybe you even had one of them for breakfast.
These days it feels hard to keep up on all the Buffalo Niagara accolades being announced. It seems every single day we’re being named in the top five for something. That’s a testament to just how strong the Buffalo Niagara renaissance is.
In September, my travels took me to Seattle where (outside of my investigatory work traversing Amazon’s HQ1 and urban campus) I participated in the Fall Forum hosted by the Site Selectors Guild, the premiere professional association of global site selectors.
I have been working in the Canadian market for over 15 years. Many of the companies that I work with are manufacturers or warehouse distribution operations in the Southern Ontario area. They tend to be small to medium size companies that have some percentage of U.S. sales and are purchasing U.S. based raw materials.