Acton, Ontario, a community in the town of Halton Hills, has a population of 9,462. Halton Hills houses over 1,400 companies, including Acton's original flour mill, which is still in operation after 189 years! Businesses choose Acton for its location, rich history, and affordability.
Well known for its tanning industry, Acton was a prominent leather producer. Today, the community is home to the largest leather store in Canada, the Olde Hide House. As one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ontario, the Olde Hide House receives visitors from over 40 countries. One of the largest businesses in Acton is Superior Glove Works Ltd., a company that manufactures safety gloves and arm sleeves. Other manufacturing companies have chosen to open plants in Acton due to its competitive costs.
Located between Guelph and Mississauga, the community of Acton is positioned well within the GTA. Downtown Toronto is accessible via the GO Transit commuter train and the 400 series highways. The Toronto Pearson Airport, the US Border, and multiple freight rail lines provide fast transportation.