Welcome to the Acme Community Profile

Economic Base

ECONOMIC STRENGTHS

Agriculture

An abundance of productive farmland, clean air and water make Acme an attractive place to live and operate a business. Acme is an agricultural based community, focusing on livestock, extensive livestock and grain operations. It is one of the major employers in the area. Local products include wheat, barley, oats, canola, hay, dairy, beef, cattle, poultry and hogs.

The following tables outline the magnitude of agricultural products in the Region:

Trucking

  • Acme is home to several major trucking firms.
  • These businesses transport a wide variety of materials, mainly agricultural products.
  • The trucking industry is considered another major employer in the community.

ACME BUSINESS DIRECTORY

  • Acme Driving School
  • Agriculture (Sunterra Farms Ltd.)
  • Acme DayCare (Curiosity Corner 403-546-0028)
  • Auto & heavy duty repair
  • Automotive dealership/parts
  • Bank (Bank of Montreal)
  • Bed & breakfast (Country Village B&B)
  • Building supplies, contractors and hardware
  • Campground (Frank Fooks Memorial Park)
  • Couriers
  • Excavating and backhoe services
  • Gas stations
  • Glass installation and service
  • Golf (Acme & District Golf Club)
  • Grocery & convenience stores
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel/bar (Acme Inn)
  • Insurance
  • Laundromat
  • Postal service
  • Restaurants (Acme Pub - Chinese Cuisine, NA&W - Western)
  • RV & vehicle storage
  • Tradesmen: heating, plumbing & electrical
  • Truck & car wash
  • Trucking firms
  • VHS & DVD movie rentals
 
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