the Grand Trunk Railway helped economic development of Berlin(Kitchener) after railroad was built late 19th Century. Berlin was the first inland city to have access to inexpensive power from Niagara Falls which reinforced the industry growth of the communities.
Kitchener economic development is depend manufacturunig companies. Kitchener and Waterloo became supplier of automotive parts to all of worlds' big automobile manufacturing companies.
Its industry has been changing for more than 150 years. In Waterloo, there are more than 150 internationally recognized business and financial companies.