The Northland’s efforts to diversify its economy over the past several decades have paid considerable dividends. From aviation and aerospace to biochemicals to tourism, the region has come to enjoy a broad array of economic options. The region also retains its focus on natural resources that form the economy’s base in areas such as mining and the paper industry. While there is opportunity for growth in a number of fields, Northland Connection highlights nine unique sectors and industries that drive the regional economy. Explore our Workforce IQ data to learn more about our industry mix.