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Elliott Matsuura Canada Inc. is an industry-leading supplier of quality machine tools coast to coast in Canada. Since 1950, Elliott has provided complex metal cutting solutions to meet the challenges of aerospace, automotive, medical, energy, and other industries.

Elliott’s portfolio includes products from Matsuura, Nakamura, Fanuc, Hurco, LVD, Zeiss, and other suppliers of complementary products on an exclusive basis.

As an organization of 80 employees, Elliott offers a multitude of services including machine installation, preventative maintenance, training, full automated turnkey solutions, and spare parts availability.

Elliott has set the standard for the sales, service, and financing of quality machines in Canada.


Founded in 1980, MEGATEL has taken a leading position in its industry. Over the years, our products may have changed but our commitment to great customer service remains. With such experience, we are known for supplying and servicing quality metal working machinery in the Eastern Canadian market and more.

With a new generation of management at the helm, MEGATEL is ready to overcome any challenge that comes with the ever-evolving demands of today’s high technology production requirements. Sourcing quality products from around the world, we strive to find the best and most cost-effective solutions to your manufacturing requirements. We only work with partners we trust and sell products we believe in.

Commitment: We don't do things halfway. We consider our clients satisfaction in every decision we make. Our team is skilled and dedicated.

Integrity: As a family company, we value relations and trust. Honesty and respect are key.

Dedicated People. Dependable Services. Reputable Products.

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Leveraging advanced industry and technical expertise with leading-edge technologies, Thinkmax implements efficient and innovative solutions, streamlining business processes, unifying digital experiences, and accelerating transformative change.

With offices in Canada and the US and partnerships with world-leading organizations, Thinkmax’s human-centric, hands-on approach and proven methodology build sustainable solutions and enduring relationships for ongoing success.

 Connecting every step of the value chain to generate insights and optimize operations is at the essence of every successful manufacturing organization today. Our Thinkmax industry-focused experts leverage advanced digital technology to support manufacturers in their digital transformation.


At BDC, we know business owners. We've been working with them for over 75 years. We know their challenges and understand their needs. And we want to see them grow and succeed.

We support small and medium-sized businesses in all industries and at all stages of development by providing capital and advisory services. We are the Business Development Bank of Canada. We are BDC.

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Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence helps industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. As a leading metrology and manufacturing solution specialist, our expertise in sensing, thinking and acting – the collection, analysis and active use of measurement data – gives our customers the confidence to increase production speed and accelerate productivity while enhancing product quality.

Through a network of local service centres, production facilities and commercial operations across five continents, we are shaping smart change in manufacturing to build a world where quality drives productivity.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is part of Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive quality and productivity across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications.

Hexagon’s solutions integrate sensors, software, domain knowledge and customer workflows into intelligent information ecosystems that deliver actionable information, automate business processes and improve productivity. They are used in a broad range of vital industries.


When Rigidized® Metals Corporation, originally Rigid-tex® Corporation, was founded in 1940, its main thrust was to provide deep textured metal for industrial applications. Today, over 80 years later, with its third generation of family-owned leadership, Rigidized® Metals continues to lead the world in the development and production of these engineered surfaces, now used in architectural, industrial, and transportation applications.

Quality, performance, and responsiveness define the Rigid-tex®/customer relationship and we know those words have specific meaning to manufacturers and suppliers. We understand and can respond to the specific technical and logistical requirements of today’s industry. We customize solutions for industry and customer-specific requirements in the following areas:

  • Material sourcing
  • Component fabrication
  • Custom packing
  • Quality programs
  • Project-specific testing
  • Customized inventory management

Our advancements in technology, engineering and fabrication have led us to differentiate our offerings and provide more industry-specific brands, bringing the industrial portion of our organization back to its roots.


Poly-Robotics is specialized in automated productivity solutions, more specifically robotized welding and handling, and machine tending. We provide turnkey solutions tailored to the customer's needs, in order to optimize the return on investment.


Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Quebec, QC, Canada, with subsidiaries worldwide, InnovMetric is the leading provider of universal 3D metrology software solutions. The world’s largest industrial manufacturing organizations (Toyota, GM, Volkswagen, Honda, BMW, Daimler, Ford, Rolls-Royce, Pratt & Whitney, Boeing, Embraer, Bombardier, Apple, and many more) trust InnovMetric’s PolyWorks® software solutions and associated technical services to maximize the benefits of 3D measurement technologies for their engineering and manufacturing applications.

With its subsidiaries and joint ventures, we are a multinational organization of 500 employees with a direct presence in 16 countries to meet the demands of our global and local clients.

Media Sponsors

Canadian Manufacturing is the top source of daily manufacturing-focused news in Canada. Our editors cover the stories that impact manufacturers, exporters, supply chain companies, the agri-food sector, clean technology and small businesses in an e-newsletter every business day. provides thought leadership through several annual business benchmarking surveys and reports. We also host opportunities for the manufacturing industry to connect via events, award programs, webinars, roundtables and specialized content.


Plant Magazine provides manufacturing owners, senior executives and managers with information that will energize their businesses and make them more successful. Print, online daily news, web-only features and weekly e-newsletters provide insights on industry issues, trends and lucrative market opportunities; management strategies; how-to articles; and case studies that demonstrate process improvements that drive business success. And a comprehensive technology section aimed at professionals working on the plant floor covers new developments, products and systems.


Manufacturing AUTOMATION is the leading resource for Canada’s industrial automation news. With a focus on the evolving opportunities, challenges and technologies of today’s shop floor and the factory of the future. Manufacturing AUTOMATION is dedicated to helping its readers stay knowledgeable, up-to-date and competitive. The print magazine and its various digital platforms is read by engineers, managers and senior executives who have a purchasing and/or specifying responsibility for automation products and equipment aimed at improving manufacturing efficiency.

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Design Engineering is Canada’s definitive information source for Mechanical Engineers, Machine Builders, Product Designers and OEMs. In today’s highly competitive environment, it is imperative that our readers stay informed on the products, technologies and trends that impact their operational needs – present and future. DE produces a range of proven media platforms to meet those needs. We adopt traditional and new technologies to reach, inform and influence our print, digital and event audiences. To foster innovation by providing timely and leading-edge coverage of a broad range of engineering topics relevant to mechanical engineers, machine builders, product designers and original equipment manufacturers. To foster innovation by providing timely and leading-edge coverage of a broad range of engineering topics relevant to mechanical engineers, machine builders, product designers and original equipment manufacturers.


Machinery and Equipment MRO magazine delivers news for maintenance and reliability professionals looking to achieve best-in-class maintenance. MRO offers practical machinery, equipment and plant maintenance information for professionals in the manufacturing, utilities and resource industries. Our comprehensive content mix includes maintenance case studies, technical features on machinery and equipment performance and repair, best practices in reliability, implementation trends, as well as field intelligence on the latest products. Contributors from industrial plants, supplier companies, columnists and the editorial staff are experts with specialized knowledge and experience in their fields.

Canada's magazine for metal parts manufacturers. Eight mailed and emailed issues a year, plus multiple online products including eNewsletters focused on specific processing technologies and a great website with loads of resources.