State of Advanced Manufacturing
As a critical component of the Canadian economy, the manufacturing sector plays a vital role in both the competitiveness and prosperity of the nation. Identifying best practices and distinguishing key drivers and trends of investment and innovation contribute to a better understanding of advanced manufacturing in Canada, a concept that entails both leading-edge methods of manufacturing new and existing products as well as improved approaches to designing and coordinating operations.
The research presented here is intended to facilitate understanding of the emerging business strategies in advanced manufacturing that lead to improved domestic and international competitiveness. In this context, Industry Canada partnered with the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) and McMaster University to undertake this report.
This research provides insights on:
- Emerging trends in advanced manufacturing
- Investment in production and research and development (R&D) facilities
- Innovation trends and strategies
- Best-in-Class analysis
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