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Advanced Manufacturing

Manufacture your ideal meeting in the centre of Canada

Design and construct your next successful event using the building blocks of Winnipeg’s diverse advanced manufacturing sector. When you meet in an advanced manufacturing hub, you get insider access and local resources to conceptualize and create your ideal event Winnipeg is the place to be to see innovation in action with facility tours and local experts available to build strong conference programming that meets specifications.

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Maria Paletta

Maria Paletta
Business Development Manager
1 204 954 1981

Community Strong

Grow your conference attendance with ease.Winnipeg is home to more than:

  • 32,000

    manufacturing employees in Winnipeg; 60,500 in Manitoba
    (Source: Statistics Canada, June 2021)

  • 844

    advanced manufacturing companies in Winnipeg; 1,383 in Manitoba 
    (Source: Statistics Canada, June 2020)

Cutting-edge Knowledge Hub

Get the wheels turning by harnessing Winnipeg’s local expertise in the advanced manufacturing sector with leadership and new developments in four key areas:

​Aerospace manufacturing

Winnipeg is the largest aerospace manufacturing hub in Western Canada, boasting the nation’s third largest source of aerospace products and parts for export. This cluster includes international leaders such as Boeing and Magellan, surrounded by an ecosystem of SMEs in niche fields such as satellites and UAVs.

​Heavy vehicle and equipment manufacturing

Supported by the Vehicle Technology Centre, Winnipeg is home to several OEMs of “heavy things on rubber wheels” such as NFI, MacDon, Buhler, and Fort Garry Fire Trucks, along with a diverse local supply chain to support them.

Composite manufacturing

At 800,000 sq. ft., Boeing’s largest Canadian composite manufacturing presence is in Winnipeg.

Garment manufacturing

You’ll find Western Canada’s largest garment manufacturing centre here, which includes brands such as Canada Goose, Mondetta, Freed, Arctic Bay, Tough Duck, Igloo Wear and Silver Jeans just to name a few.

Why Winnipeg?

“Both New Flyer and Motor Coach are developing electric buses and exploring autonomous technology here in Winnipeg, and I cannot imagine doing it anywhere else. The skilled talent found here is second to none, and the innovative work being done is world class. Winnipeg has been an excellent place to grow NFI.”  

Paul Soubry, President and CEO, NFI Group Inc.