Ontario's
Sweet Spot

Located midway between Toronto and Detroit, Oxford County is the ideal place for your business to take flight!

WHO WE ARE

 

Oxford Connection is your first point-of-contact for questions about locating or expanding your company in southwestern Ontario’s manufacturing heartland. Our member communities – Woodstock, Ingersoll, Tillsonburg and Rural Oxford – have everything you need to take your business further.

Proximity to US Markets

Oxford County is centrally located between six U.S. border crossings and offers convenient access to Highways 401 and 403. Half of Ontario’s 14 million residents are located within a two-hour drive of Oxford County, and most major manufacturing centres can be reached in a day’s drive or less.

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HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

Oxford Connection offers a variety of support services to drive your business forward.

  • Confidential site selection assistance
  • Market intelligence
  • Development and sale of industrial land
  • Marketing of commercial and industrial buildings
  • Assistance with land-use planning, site design and engineering
  • Consultation/networking with local business and industry
  • Referrals to contractors
  • Product sourcing information and potential market identification
  • Liaison with Provincial and Federal governments
  • Promotional programs including advertising, trade shows and missions

Contact Us Today

Oxford Connection Communities

OXFORD COUNTY

Oxford County is Ontario’s sweet spot—an area that delivers maximum power for your business at a minimum cost.

Woodstock: A regional commercial centre that is home to a variety of sectors. Major plants include Toyota, Sysco Canada and SOPREMA.

Ingersoll: A small town located north of the 401 best known for its automotive assembly plant CAMI and machine tool operations.

Tillsonburg: Located just south of the 401, Tillsonburg is home to leading automotive parts manufacturers, as well as food processing companies.

Rural Oxford: The most prosperous rural community in Ontario, Rural Oxford is an ideal base for agri-business, food processing and transportation/logistics.

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WOODSTOCK

Woodstock is the regional commercial centre for Oxford County and is central to a population of 800,000 people within a 30 minute drive and nearly 2 million people within a one hour drive. Situated at the intersection of Highways 401 and 403, a Woodstock location provides access to five US-Canada border crossings within a 2-hour drive. All of the services and amenities expected of a medium-sized Canadian city can be found in Woodstock, providing a quality of life that is second to none. There are excellent opportunities available in a variety of municipal and privately owned industrial business parks and existing buildings.

 

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INGERSOLL

The Town of Ingersoll has evolved from agricultural roots into a recognized leading industrial and creative community. Situated on Highway 401, 20 km west of 403 and 40 km east of 402, Ingersoll is home to over 250 businesses and has a market area of over 100,000 people. Ingersoll’s diverse business base includes companies that specialize in machine tool, food processing, heavy equipment, plastics, packaging, minerals and automotive assembly. Businesses in Ingersoll draw upon a skilled and stable work force, and some of the best technological support anywhere.

 

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TILLSONBURG

With a prime location, solid infrastructure, a motivated workforce and a total dedication to your objectives, we offer the support and progressive ideas that make a clear difference for both business and industry. Our strategic location provides direct access through Highways 3 and 19 to Highways 401, 402, and 403 and our two short line railways provide connections to both CN and CP Railways. The Tillsonburg Municipal Airport can be used for those important and urgent shipments by air. Tillsonburg is home to a diverse group of businesses including a number of multinational companies, and offers attractive land prices, no local or County industrial development charges, and low industrial property taxes.

 

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RURAL OXFORD

Rural Oxford covers 2,040km2 and includes the townships of Blandford-Blenheim, East Zorra-Tavistock, Norwich, South-West Oxford, and Zorra. The minimal traffic in Rural Oxford, and our easy access to large centres, allows you to get your products on their way quickly and efficiently. Road, rail, ship, or air, we have enviable access to them all, because our one-of-a-kind location is in the heart of a major transportation corridor. Locally, regionally, nationally, or across the globe, your products are easily transported from Rural Oxford.

 

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