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There are a number of advanced industries bringing technical skills to the area. You will find people making traditional products from natural resources, innovative products using advanced materials and a whole host of everything in-between. With high wind speeds, ample sunshine, geothermal mines and, of course, the world’s highest tides, Cumberland County is emerging as innovative and a self-sufficient leader in renewable energy.

Cumberland County is the undisputed land-gateway to Nova Scotia, and the center of the Maritime provinces (NB, NS, and PEI) with growth potential in tourism, transportation, and logistics. 37% of the labour force employment occurs in manufacturing, agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting, and accommodation.


Cumberland Success Stories

SurretteSurrette Battery Company Ltd. | Established in 1935, Surrette Battery Company Ltd. is proud to be one of North America’s leading lead-acid battery producers and Canada’s only remaining independent battery manufacturer. Since 1959, the company has been located in Springhill, Nova Scotia, where they produce a wide range of Rolls-branded premium deep cycle batteries for use in renewable energy, marine, motive power and railroad applications. Watch the video to learn more about Surrette Battery Company Ltd.,


MauserMauser Packaging Solutions | The Springhill Geothermal Industrial Park is also home to Mauser Packaging Solutions, a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints.


MaritimePressureWorksMaritime Pressure Works Limited | Maritime Pressure Works Limited is a Nova Scotia owned and operated company founded in 1998. They provide services to a number of industry sectors including large industrial, light industrial, commercial, institutional, and the marine ship repair industry providing tube-bending services for most industrial customers in Eastern Canada and a number of Fortune 500 companies. Watch the video to learn more about Maritime Pressure Works Limited,


DBEDoug Brag Enterprises | Doug Bragg Enterprises was incorporated in 1986. This family-run business, now onto it's second generation of innovators, has grown into a very successful corporation. DBE primarily manufactures blueberry harvesters and other equipment involved in the cultivation of the wild blueberries grown here in Cumberland County. The team at DBE, whether in manufacturing, electronics, parts, or milling, are proud to be a part of this growing industry. Watch the full video to learn more about this local family business,