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There is lots of gloom and doom in the news around manufacturing these days. It seems that hardly a day goes by without a story about a plant closure. Yet, the reality on the ground is very different. It turns out there are lots of innovative Ontario manufacturers that are operating successfully below the radar. A team of student researchers visited a number of Ontario manufacturing ‘success’ stories. Here are the students’ profiles of the firms they visited and the people they met.
Angstrom Engineering Inc. (Angstrom), based in Kitchener, Ontario, is a leading manufacturer of thin-film vacuum deposition equipment and vacuum chambers. The company specializes in designing, manufacturing, selling, and servicing machines that deposit thin films, growing layers of materials on a substrate with thicknesses that can range from less than one nanometre to several microns; thisRead More