McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI)

A key member of the Advanced Manufacturing Consortium, SONAMI, and NGen, the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute’s focus is to develop intelligent solutions to issues faced by Canada’s manufacturers in all steps of machining processes.

Since 1999, the MMRI has been a strategic partner to industry, applying its world-class expertise and cutting-edge facilities to solve manufacturers’ challenges — honing processes to maximize productivity and quality while reducing cost and facilitating product innovation. For prospective researchers excited about the future of manufacturing, the MMRI is a leading institute, spanning many manufacturing processes, where researchers can expand their experiences and careers in advanced manufacturing.


John Hodgins Engineering (JHE) Building – Room 310
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario
L8S 4L7

Areas of Expertise

Custom Manufacturing Tooling Development
Machinability of Next Generation Materials
Material Analysis
Nano- and Micro-Impact Testing
Nano- and Micro-Indentation
Nano- and Micro-Scratch Test
Nano-Mechanical Testing
Process Parameter Optimization
PVD Coasting Development and Customization
Swarf Management
Tool and Material Quality Analysis


Process R&D
Product R&D
Materials R&D
Facility Access & Testing

Contact Information


Twitter: @MMRI_McMaster

Published: September 1, 2021

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