Located on the crossroads of two major highways, Highway 18 and Highway 44, Westlock offers exceptional business growth and expansion opportunities, and we are dedicated to the growth and development of your business in our community. Located a short drive north of Edmonton and the Edmonton International Airport, we offer quick and easy access to major markets and transportation routes. Industrial, commercial, and residential lots are available to suit your needs—prime locations with ample parking throughout town, including our downtown sector.
Our local economy is based primarily on four key sectors – agriculture, manufacturing, health, retail and service.
Agriculture is the foundation on which the Westlock Region was built. Since the area was first settled in the early 1900s, agriculture has played a vital role in the region's development. Our region consistently has some of the highest average crop yields in the province. We offer over 3.5 million acres of fertile farmland - much of the earth here is “black gold,” top-grade soil for agriculture.
The most common and best-growing crops in the region include barley, cereals (wheat, oats, corn), peas, and canola. Livestock operations also thrive here. Many successful farms raise beef cattle, dairy cattle, hogs, and poultry. The region hosts numerous trade shows, seminars and sales related to the agriculture industry.
Success Stories in Agriculture:
Westlock Terminals (NGC) Ltd is an independently operated grain terminal on a CN Rail main line. Westlock Terminals Ltd is owned by over 270 shareholders, who are a blend of farmers and businesspeople from the area surrounding the terminal. Westlock Terminals has utilized capital investment from the community to maintain a profitable operation in Westlock. This commitment will facilitate the viability of local infrastructure and provide investors with a positive return on their investment.
Vold, Jones & Vold Auction Co. Ltd. (VJV) has 5 locations throughout North Central Alberta focusing on the sale and transport of livestock. Along the way, they've grown and changed as the province's beef industry has matured. Today, Vold, Jones & Vold Auction Co. is one of the premiere markets in the country, selling live cattle and moving thousands of head more through the Canadian Satellite Livestock Auction they co-founded with the Fort Macleod-Highwood Auction Co. and Schetzsle Livestock at Veteran. Getting to where they are today has been quite a trip.
Westlock Seed Cleaning Co-op, located in our region, is recognized as one of the prime agricultural areas in Alberta. Westlock Seed Cleaning Co-op Ltd. provides quality seed processing, sales and seed treating applications. The Westlock Seed Cleaning Co-op was formed in March 1942 as Central Seed Growers' Association Ltd., and in 1949, was one of the first Co-op Seed Cleaning Plants built in Alberta. They are one of Alberta's largest pedigreed cereal and pulse seed distribution centres. They proudly offer processing and retailing of seed for more than 20 seed growers and provide 500,000 bushels of storage for pedigreed seed.
As a town, Westlock is proud to offer world-class healthcare facilities and healthcare professionals to our residents and patients from abroad. Our commitment to excellence in healthcare is deeply ingrained in our organization's strategic plan goals, and we are dedicated to supporting and appreciating our doctors, nurses, health practitioners, and front-line staff. With a full-service hospital, many medical clinics, home care services, long-term care, and several support services, Westlock is well-equipped to meet the needs of our community.
- Westlock Healthcare Centre
- Associate Medical Clinic
- Beltone Hearing Centre
- Healing Hearts Inc.
- Hearinglife Canada
- Left & Right Foot Care
- Leigh Smile Center
- Pembina Medical Clinic
- Pidsadowski's IDA Pharmacy Pharmacy
- Rexall Pharmacies
- Rita's Footcare
- Rural Renewal Medi Spa & Esthetics
- Shoppers Drug Mart
- Westlock Central Family Dental Office
- Westlock Dental Centre
- Westlock Medical Clinic
- Westlock Orthopaedic Surgery Centre
- Westlock Prescription Centre
Westlock hosts many world leaders in the manufacturing industry. The Town takes great pride in the exceptional talent, intelligence, and expertise that is present within this sector. Our region offers excellent access to markets, being ideally located on Highways 18 and 44, offering connections to Highway 2, multiple airfields (including the Edmonton International Airport), and the Ports of Prince Rupert & Vancouver. Westlock also offers direct connections to the CN rail line.
Success Stories in Manufacturing:
Wabash Mfg. Inc. has been setting the standard in custom manufacturing since 1981, providing top-notch solutions to any manufacturing challenge. Since its establishment, Wabash Mfg. Inc. has continued to expand and establish itself as a leading provider of custom manufacturing solutions across various industries, including mining, fluid hauling, rail support equipment, and many more. Wabash Mfg. Inc. has delivered novel and innovative solutions to mining and oilfield problems through tailored custom designs. Located in Westlock, the heart of Western Canada, this privately owned company is known for its exceptional manufacturing and service facility. They're strategically positioned for easy accessibility from any direction. Their specialized products include high-quality fluid-hauling tanks, trailers, mining support equipment, rural fire tender units, and custom-manufactured solutions.
Precision Design & Manufacturing Inc. is a Canadian engineering and manufacturing company that specializes in providing innovative solutions for complex manufacturing challenges. They have built a reputation for delivering high-quality products and services to their clients with over 20 years of experience in the industry. Their subsidiaries include precision machining, custom fabrication, industrial repair and maintenance, design and engineering. The company's vision is to create job opportunities for the community while bringing more business to the area. They are committed to excellence in both pricing and quality of work.
Westlock is a town that has a lot to offer in terms of retail and service sectors. We have many retail stores, restaurants, professional services, and personal services, and we are ready to expand even further with commercial lot sales. Residents and visitors can shop for clothes for the whole family, shoes, jewellery, flowers, home décor, groceries, antiques, health food, cabinets, giftware, games, sporting equipment, vehicles, equipment, and furniture. They can then enjoy a meal and beverage at various restaurants and coffee shops.
The Westlock retail and service sector is continually growing with the addition of several new businesses to our community. Along Highway 44, you can find some retailers and service providers, such as Husky, A&W, Dairy Queen, Ramzi's Burger & Pizza, Apollo Pizza, Peavey Mart, and many other local businesses. Similarly, the Westlock East Business Park along Highway 18 is booming with many retail and dining options, including McDonald's, Tim Hortons, Boston Pizza, Engel's Independent Grocers, Fountain Tire, Westlock Ford, Martin Deerline, and Xtreme Equipment Westlock Kubota.
In addition, the Westlock Mall and Downtown Westlock host diverse retail stores, personal and health services, professionals, and dining options. As the retail industry continues to expand within the region, Westlock's retail and service sector is also growing to meet the needs of our community.
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