Providing sustainable employment and sustainable relationships.


Home-grown and ready to go higher.

GreenStep Solutions

Using Technology to Save the World

Natures Formulae

Forming An All-Natural Solution


Creating a global splash at parks and playgrounds


Over 3,600% sales growth from compostable phone cases


Pioneering supercriticial C02 extraction systems.


The story of Pela is fit with inspiration. From the culture and community Brad Pederson found in Kelowna to the beauty of being outside in the Okanagan, Pela continues to inspire and be inspired in their manufacturing work.

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Putting It All Together

With world-class research and innovation in everything from aerospace to waterslides, local companies are developing the technologies and materials of the future, which in turn is attracting forward-thinking entrepreneurs and businesses.

The sheer diversity of manufacturers makes it easy for existing and new businesses to find high-quality local partners to help with specific challenges. High-tech composite jet components. Fiberglass film props. Compostable phone cases. Solar generators. Fruit beverages and snacks. Supercritical extraction systems. Oh, and snow plows. Here in the Okanagan we’re doing it all.



contributed to BC economy and represents about 9% of the total Canadian manufacturing GDP



call the Okanagan home, employing 6000+ people