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Shawinigan owns modern infrastructures. Fiber optics, available in five industrial parks, allows the use of new, efficient information technologies. The city offers affordable prices for the purchase of land and the leasing of premises or warehouses. Energy is available in quantity and reliability. In addition, the advantageous implementation costs represent an undeniable advantage for any dynamic business.

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Technoparc de l'Énergie

Inaugurated in 1984, the Technoparc de l’Énergie is located west of the city. It allows direct access to autoroute de l’Énergie (A-55).

Main characteristics
Total surface area 2 903 994 m²
Surface area utilized 447 621 m²
Surface area available 400 000 m²
Price with services
(includes water and sewage)

5.35$ / m² for the first 5 000 m2 or 0,50$ / ft2 for the first 53 800 ft2.

3.75$ / m² between 5 001 and 10 000 m2 or 0,35$ / ft2 between 53 801 and 107 600 ft2.

2.65$ / m² between 10 001 to 20 000 m2 or 0.25$ / ft2 between 107 601 and 215 300 ft2.

1.10$ / m² for more than 20 001 m2 or  0.10$ / ft2 for more than 215 300 ft2.

Equipment and energy
Topography of the land Flat
Bearing capacity 10 000 kg/m²
Water – sewage Water flow: 9.09 m³/min.
Water pressure: 415 KPA
Electricity Low and high voltage
Access to gas Yes
Access to rail lines CN, Québec-Gatineau and Via Rail
Access to optic fibre Yes
Road network Direct access to autoroute de l'Énergie (A-55)
(exit 216)
Train station Shawinigan Via Rail Train Station
Airport Aéroport régional de Trois-Rivières (30 km)
Port facility Trois-Rivières (40 km)
Economic activities
Type of Activities Box springs / mattresses, industrial mechanics, research and development of energy technologies, biotechnology, composite materials, aluminum, and heat pumps.

Parc industriel J.-Armand-Foucher

The parc industriel J.-Armand-Foucher (industrial park) is located in the heart of the city, bordering the St-Maurice River.

Easily accessible from autoroute de autoroute de l'Énergie (A-55), it is also crossed in the middle by the CN and Québec-Gatineau railway networks.

Main characteristics
Total surface area 2 466 532 m²
Surface area utilized 715 803 m²
Surface area available 21 477 m²

Price with services
(includes water and sewage)

5.35$ / m² for the first 5 000 m2 or 0,50$ / ft2 for the first 53 800 ft2.

3.75$ / m² between 5 001 and 10 000 m2 or 0,35$ / ft2 between 53 801 and 107 600 ft2.

2.65$ / m² between 10 001 to 20 000 m2 or 0.25$ / ft2 between 107 601 and 215 300 ft2.

1.10$ / m² for more than 20 001 m2 or  0.10$ / ft2 for more than 215 300 ft2.
Equipment and energy
Topography of the land Flat
Bearing capacity 14 500 kg/m²
Water – sewage Water flow: 9.09 m³/min.
Water pressure: 415 KPA
Electricity Low and high voltage
Access to gas Yes
Access to rail lines CN, Québec-Gatineau and Via Rail
Access to optic fibre Yes
Road network Autoroute de l'Énergie (A-55) nearby (3 to 5 km)
Train station Shawinigan Via Rail Train Station
Airport Aéroport régional de Trois-Rivières (30 km)
Port facility Trois-Rivières (40 km)
Economic activities
Type of Activities Heavy industries and SMEs, alloy billet, aluminum smelter residue recycling, construction, excavation, painting, machine shops and storage.

Parc industriel Albert-Landry

The parc industriel Albert-Landry (industrial park) is located south of the city, near highway 157.

Fifteen (15) minutes from autoroute de l'Énergie (A-55), the industrial park in the Shawinigan-Sud sector comprises small to medium size businesses (SMEs).

Main characteristics
Total surface area 1 991 200 m²
Surface area utilized 730 600 m²
Surface area available 110 000 m²
Price with services
(includes water and sewage)
5.35$ / m² for the first 5 000 m2 or 0,50$ / ft2 for the first 53 800 ft2.

3.75$ / m² between 5 001 and 10 000 m2 or 0,35$ / ft2 between 53 801 and 107 600 ft2.

2.65$ / m² between 10 001 to 20 000 m2 or 0.25$ / ft2 between 107 601 and 215 300 ft2.

1.10$ / m² for more than 20 001 m2 or  0.10$ / ft2 for more than 215 300 ft2.
Equipment and energy
Topography of the land Flat
Bearing Capacity 3 900 to 5 400 kg/m²
Water – Sewage Water flow: 16 m³/min.
Water pressure: 725 KPA
Electricity Low and high voltage
Access to gas Yes
Access to rail lines No
Access to optic fibre No
Road network Autoroute de l'Énergie (A-55) nearby (10 kilometres) (exit 211)
Train station Shawinigan Via Rail Train Station
Airport Aéroport régional de Trois-Rivières (35 km)
Port facility Trois-Rivières (30 km)
Economic activities
Type of activities Furniture components, lumber, recreational transportation, machine shops, food, construction, warehousing, doors and windows.

Parc industriel Albert-Thibeault

The parc industriel Albert-Thibeault (industrial park) is located north of the city. It provides direct access to autoroute de l’Énergie (A-55).

This industrial park offers excellent potential for implementing and developing SMEs.

Main characteristics
Total surface area 461 722 m²
Surface area utilized 257 764 m²
Surface area available 24 500 m²
Price with services
(includes water and sewage)
5.35$ / m² for the first 5 000 m2 or 0,50$ / ft2 for the first 53 800 ft2.

3.75$ / m² between 5 001 and 10 000 m2 or 0,35$ / ft2 between 53 801 and 107 600 ft2.

2.65$ / m² between 10 001 to 20 000 m2 or 0.25$ / ft2 between 107 601 and 215 300 ft2.

1.10$ / m² for more than 20 001 m2 or  0.10$ / ft2 for more than 215 300 ft2.
Equipment and energy
Topography of the land Flat
Bearing Capacity 3 900 to 5 400 kg/m²
Water – Sewage Water flow: 16 m³/min.
Water pressure: 725 KPA
Electricity Low and high voltage
Access to gas Yes
Access to rail lines No
Access to optic fibre Yes
Road network Autoroute de l'Énergie (A-55) nearby (exit 226)
Train station Shawinigan Via Rail Train Station
Airport Aéroport régional de Trois-Rivières (30 km)
Port facility Trois-Rivières (45 km)
Economic activities
Type of activities Electric/electronic system for transportation, research and development, transformation of metal products, agrifood transformation, industrial handling, transport, plumbing, excavation, machine shops and storage.

Parc industriel Jacques-Marchand

The parc industriel Jacques-Marchand (industrial park) is located center-north of the city. It offers direct access to l’autoroute de l'Énergie (A-55).

Main characteristics
Total surface area 297 953 m²
Surface area utilized 199 253 m²
Surface area available 98 700 m²
Price with services
(includes water and sewage)
5.35$ / m² for the first 5 000 m2 or 0,50$ / ft2 for the first 53 800 ft2.

3.75$ / m² between 5 001 and 10 000 m2 or 0,35$ / ft2 between 53 801 and 107 600 ft2.

2.65$ / m² between 10 001 to 20 000 m2 or 0.25$ / ft2 between 107 601 and 215 300 ft2.

1.10$ / m² for more than 20 001 m2 or  0.10$ / ft2 for more than 215 300 ft2.
Equipment and energy
Topography of the land Flat
Bearing Capacity 3 900 to 5 400 kg/m²
Water – Sewage Water flow: 16 m³/min.
Water pressure: 725 KPA
Electricity Low and high voltage
Access to gas Yes
Access to rail lines No
Access to optic fibre No
Road network Autoroute de l'Énergie (A-55) nearby (exit 223)
Train station Shawinigan Via Rail Train Station
Airport Aéroport régional de Trois-Rivières (30 km)
Port facility Trois-Rivières (45 km)
Economic activities
Type of activities Wood, electric/electronic system for transportation, textile products, furniture, transportation, composite materials, box springs and mattresses and machine shops.