Welcome to the heart of manufacturing support – your connection to success in the industry.

As your company is a member of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), you’re probably wondering what this means for you.

For over 150 years, CME has been helping manufacturers grow. As a member-driven association, CME proudly represents more than 2,500 leading companies who account for an estimated 82% of manufacturing output and 90% of Canada’s exports.

Being a member of CME isn’t just joining a group; it’s gaining access to unparalleled opportunities for networking, avenues for career growth, and easing the challenges of your everyday job. It’s also an opportunity to contribute your voice to a collective that is actively shaping the future of manufacturing in Canada.





  • Grow your network by connecting with manufacturing professionals from across the country. This will open your eyes to new approaches and perspectives that can be used at your company.
  • Participate in member-only peer councils and committees, designed to help you build new relationships and learn from non-competing companies.

Ready to connect? Browse upcoming events.


  • When you’re not in the room, CME has your back. CME staff are your eyes and ears on all government policies, programs, and regulations.
  • Stay ahead by being informed about critical issues impacting your operations, so that you can focus on managing your business.
  • Enjoy exclusive access to industry insights, from member newsletters to navigating grants, and economic reports.

Unlock Savings

  • Being a CME member isn’t just about connections; it’s about practical benefits too.
  • Enjoy member rates on events and training, including CME’s Health & Safety Excellence Program, designed to help you build a robust health and safety program, while earning rebates and lowering your premiums.

Browse exclusive CME member benefits.

Fuel Your Career Growth

  • Tap into a network of seasoned professionals, tailor-made resources, and training for your personal and professional development.
  • Embrace Lean training, not just for improving your company’s operations and competitiveness, but also an invaluable opportunity for your personal growth.

Raise Your Voice

  • Be a change-maker within Ontario’s manufacturing community. Contribute your ideas to drive innovation and positive change.
  • As your advocate, CME represents your interests at all levels of government, actively influencing and recommending effective policies for manufacturers to compete at home and abroad.

See what CME has been advocating on your behalf.


Contact us at any time and a member of our team will be happy to help.