The McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) has a wide range of industry scale manufacturing equipment, specialized instrumentation, and extensive experience in advanced materials and manufacturing. This is deployed to support Ontario companies as they work to solve problems, realize opportunities, and implement new technologies in their operations. The focus is on improving quality, productivity, and timeliness while reducing cost and facilitating the development of innovative products and services.


Develop a competitive production Gantry milling machine to enter the large format mold making market.


  • Custom designed machine with unique features
  • Gain a market edge by adding advanced digital functionality related to machine monitoring and maintenance based on our experience with production equipment performance.


  • Hired a marketing firm to promote new machine capabilities coming out of our collaboration.
  • Promoted the new machine at AeroDef in California
  • Quickmill is running sample parts for potential customers and is actively marketing this new capability to new customers.
  • They are currently pursuing a number of sales leads.
  • Looking to hire new technical staff.