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:


Canadian Manufacturer & Exporters

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Association

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 …

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City of Toronto

The 304 skilled professionals working with the Economic Development & Culture Division of the City of Toronto are committed to making Toronto a place where business and culture thrive. Their objective is to advance Toronto’s prosperity, opportunity and liveability by: contributing to the growth of Toronto’s economy by fostering employment and investment opportunities encouraging Toronto’s cultural …

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Conference Board of Canada

The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization specializing in the analysis of economic trends, organizational performance and public policy issues. For many years, CBoC has been known for its influential research on a broad spectrum of issues affecting Canada’s manufacturing competitiveness, from topics such as the adoption of innovative technology …

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Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is Canada’s largest manufacturing consortium, dedicated to helping industry grow and become more competitive… at home and around the world.

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Export Development Canada

Export Development Canada (EDC) is the Government of Canada’s export credit agency. It works with financial institutions and federal agencies in providing financial solutions to Canadian companies seeking to expand their global customer base and seize international business opportunities. EDC’s service offerings include insurance, traditional and non-traditional loans, and small business solutions to both Canadian exporters …

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FedDev Ontario

FedDev Ontario was established in August 2009 with a mandate to administer investment programs that help accelerate business growth, improve access to capital, and strengthen economic competitiveness within Southern Ontario. FedDev Ontario also helps manufacturing firms leverage the region’s industrial strength by providing them with financial support to expand their export capabilities, adopt advanced production …

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