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.

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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.

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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.
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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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A new, battery-free sensor can detect water leaks in buildings and provide better protection.

Developed by #UWaterloo researchers, the sensor uses nanotechnology to power itself and send an alert to smartphones when exposed to moisture: #UWaterlooNews

Ontario is proudly at @ATMS_Toronto. Come by to meet us and our awesome crew of participating companies and organizations working to bring the industry together like @Ontario_AMC, @the_oac and @DAIR_Hub.!CA%7Cadvanced%20manufacturing&utm_content=Org%20shoutouts


Fantastic representation on the final panel of Day 1 at @ATMS_Toronto to discuss one of the hottest topics in Ontario’s #manufacturing sector, “How Can Industry Prepare and Recruit the #Talent of the Future?”

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