Have you ever wondered how cars, phones, shoes or even your favorite cereal are made? Do you know what a modern manufacturing plant looks like? Did you know there are jobs for everyone and every interest behind the doors of manufacturers across Canada? From accounting to coding and from trades to technology, every Canadian can discover an amazing career in manufacturing today.
Take some time to explore manufacturing stories and learn what’s made in your province. Browse our career viewbook, which contains a variety of career profiles and pathways for student success. From information to hands on exploration, CME offers something for every student. Get engaged and excited about a career in manufacturing today!
WHAT IS MANUFACTURING
Manufacturing is the process of taking different materials and creating a new product, by hand or equipment. You might think of cars, furniture and windows, but do you also think of moccasins, french fries and hockey skates? These are all products that are manufactured in Canada.
More than 1.7 million Canadians work in manufacturing and work in modern, automated facilities. In addition to innovation, accelerating the Canadian economy and pushing technological limitations, many manufacturers are committed TO a green environmental footprint while producing products that improve the lives of Canadians. Download our manufacturing infographic to learn more about a manufacturing shop floor.
STORIES IN MANUFACTURING
Get inspired by stories of manufacturing success across Canada to see how we change the world one product at a time! Browse through stories and videos of featured companies from every province.
TOOL + DIE MAKER
As a tool and die maker, most of Jayden’s day is spent computing and verifying dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of workpieces. Today is no different. He is setting up a machine tool to make a new metal piece that will be used in electric busses, which will be shipped all over the world. Click to learn more!
Click to check out our resources on how to build your resume, scholarships you can apply for, aptitude tests and more. Each link is a helpful tool to help you manufacture your future!
CME hosts and participates in many events that aim to educate youth on the many career paths offered in the manufacturing industry. Many of these careers entail knowledge of STEM courses. Click through to learn more about all of the hands-on events and programs offered for students.