Key Industries

Welcome to Wetaskiwin, where innovation meets tradition and opportunity abounds. At the forefront of economic development, we invite you to join us on a journey towards new prosperity. With a workforce as diverse as the industries we embrace, Wetaskiwin is the perfect destination to write your success story. Explore the top industries that drive our city's growth:


For decades, Wetaskiwin has been the preferred choice for manufacturers. Our strategic location offers easy access to road, rail, and air transportation, facilitating both domestic and international product exports. Moreover, our competitive tax structure supports the continuous development of this sector. Take advantage of our three-year industrial tax incentive for new development, and avoid machinery and equipment taxes imposed by other jurisdictions.

Warehousing & Logistics

Wetaskiwin's exceptional connectivity through road, rail, and air networks lays a solid foundation for businesses seeking to establish warehousing and distribution centers. With affordable land and labor costs, your business can thrive and expand within our city.


Our roots run deep in agriculture, with Wetaskiwin serving as the birthplace of the Wetaskiwin Co-op in 1917. We are committed to expanding our value-added agricultural opportunities. With proximity to Central Alberta's producers, access to regional talent, and readily available industrial land, Wetaskiwin is well-positioned for agricultural growth.

Aviation MRO & Training

The Wetaskiwin Regional Airport (CEX3) is one of the best positioned regional airport facilities in Central Canada and leading location for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) as well as Pilot training and Maintenance apprenticeship.  There are a numerous opportunities available for future business development.


As a regional hub, Wetaskiwin bridges the gap between the capital region (Edmonton) and Red Deer. With a primary trade area of over 50,000, our city is a retail haven. Residents and the surrounding population eagerly seek diverse retail options, presenting a lucrative market for businesses looking to establish themselves in Wetaskiwin. Explore our current opportunities to secure your retail space.