Many different organizations are working to support Ontario manufacturing as the sector transforms itself into a post-recession global competitor. At Trillium we want to connect, convene and collaborate with individuals and organizations that care about the future of Canadian manufacturing. Below is a list of organizations that have agreed to partner with Trillium to increase our knowledge of the sector and share strategies for raising our manufacturing game. If your organization is not on the list and you want to be, let us know at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) is a national association of companies across Canada that produce parts, equipment, tools, supplies and services for the global automotive industry. Its members account for an estimated 90% of independent parts production in Canada, representing over $25 billion in automotive parts shipments and employing over 85,000 people. APMA’s central mission is […]Read More
The Automotive Policy Research Centre (APRC) is a policy research partnership that focuses on maintaining a competitive and sustainable Canadian automotive industry in an increasingly challenging global marketplace. The automotive industry is critically important to Canada’s economic well-being. In recent years it has contributed over 10% of Canada’s manufacturing GDP and directly employed over 100,000 […]Read More
An Advanced Manufacturing (3D Printing) & Advanced Metrology (3D Scanning) Laboratory: The Bluewater Technology Access Centre (BTAC) is Lambton College’s frontline for industry innovation. BTAC is a Specialized research and development centre that works with Canadian business- specially SMEs- to advance their products, processes, and servicesRead More
The Business Council of Canada is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization composed of the CEOs of Canada’s leading enterprises. The Council engages in an active program of research, consultation and advocacy on issues of national importance to the economic and social fabric of Canada. Member CEOs and entrepreneurs represent all sectors of the Canadian economy. The companies […]Read More
BDC is the only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs. It promotes Canadian entrepreneurship with a focus on small and medium-sized businesses. With its 110+ business centres from coast to coast, BDC provides businesses in all industries with financing and advisory services. Its investment arm, BDC Capital, offers equity, venture capital and flexible growth and transition […]Read More
The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Association (CME) is an advocacy group for the Canadian manufacturing sector. With a network of 100,000 companies and over 50 industry associations representing manufacturing and service-related sectors, CME is Canada’s largest industry and trade association. CME leverages its extensive presence and network to supply a comprehensive range of industry resources […]Read More