Are you a manufacturer with an industry or production challenge?

The manufacturing sector is vital to productivity in Ontario. As a world leader in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) with several manufacturing clusters, Ontario must leverage its strengths to generate highly-skilled jobs and maintain its position as a globally competitive manufacturing region. The Ontario Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (AMC) was kickstarted in 2017 with the objective to advance innovation capacity in the manufacturing sector by helping businesses develop, commercialize and adopt advanced technologies.

Who we are

Ontario's AMC is a new initiative to advance innovation capacity in the manufacturing sector.

How we help

AMC's "no wrong door" approach brings together the best that Ontario has to offer.

What we do

We facilitate manufacturing industry access to world-class research facilities and expertise.

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Ontario's Advanced Manufacturing Consortium (AMC) is a new initiative to advance innovation capacity in the manufacturing sector.

Ontario’s AMC is a partnership between McMaster University, the University of Waterloo and Western University that makes it easier for industry to access technical expertise and world-class capabilities. With one call or click, you can reach an advanced manufacturing expert who can assess your needs and connect you to the right support.

Our “no wrong door” approach breaks down institutional barriers to provide access to the resources of all three participating institutions regardless of location or contact method.

We provide the manufacturing industry with easy access to world-class facilities to drive innovation by listening to your challenge, working closely with you to solve it, and helping you implement business solutions.

Our dedicated Storefront team and research experts have a constant focus on rapid transfer and provide support throughout industry project life cycles. CONTACT us to find out how we help industry understand, assess, de-risk and deploy advanced manufacturing technologies for business growth.

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AMC's "no wrong door" approach breaks down institutional barriers to bring together the best that Ontario has to offer.

When you work with AMC, you can consider our research and technical staff as an extension of your R&D team. We work hand-in-hand to tackle research challenges, focus on your needs and drive measurable growth while remaining open and flexible throughout the process. AMC industrial collaborators can expect:

  • Simple, industry-friendly process to support your R&D needs throughout project life cycles.
  • Access to a dedicated network of professional staff and world-class facilities ensure rapid project roll-out on industry timelines.
  • IP Ownership of project work and complete confidentiality throughout the process.
  • Innovation capacity, offering full support for prototyping, product and process development.
  • Driving Growth: As experts in technology transfer and knowledge mobilization, we drive innovation that leads to job creation and measurable growth.

We provide the manufacturing industry with easy access to world-class facilities to drive innovation.

Learn more about our key Capabilities at our partnering institutions and AMC can support your manufacturing needs in:

  • Industry 4.0
  • Automation and robotics
  • Additive manufacturing (3D printing)
  • 5G Communications & wireless devices
  • Composites and advanced materials
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Health & biomedical devices
  • Wireless wearables
  • High-performance manufacturing
  • Light Weighting
  • Durability and impact mechanics
  • Advanced testing and characterization
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Clean technology

Our team is ready to work with you today – CONTACT us to learn more.

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What Industry is saying


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Two more weeks until our Industry Day @UWaterloo! Registration is still open and we hope you can join us. #advancedmfg #innovation #Ontario https://www.amconsortiumontario.ca/event/amc-waterloo-industry-day-fall-2019/

Happy Friday! Celebrate by registering for our Industry Day on Nov 27. This free event @Uwaterloo showcases #innovation and collaborative academic-industry success in #advancedmfg across key #Ontario sectors.
https://tinyurl.com/y6hamzft

So, what does AMC really do? Check out our Capabilities to learn how we accelerate #advancedmfg. Click "Events" to register for our @UWaterloo AMC Industry Day on Nov 27, which includes optional lab tours of @uwrobohub, @MSAM_UWaterloo, CIARS & WatCAR Mfg http://tinyurl.com/yxbqpzkh

Belated congrats to @uwrobohub on a $5K grant for mechatronic automation in manufacturing. Join @Ontario_AMC's Industry Day on Nov 27 to learn about this exciting work between RoboHub & @septimatech
http://omac.org/omac-presents-5000-grant-to-university-of-waterloo-mechatronics-lab/

Tickets to our free Industry Day on Nov 27 @UWaterloo are over half gone! Register today to join us for a jam-packed, industry-focused day of #AdvancedMfg #innovation and growth in #Ontario http://tinyurl.com/y6hamzft

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