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Advanced Manufacturing in Hamilton, Ontario

Snapshot of Hamilton’s Advanced Manufacturing Sector

Built on a strong foundation of technology, cutting-edge industries continue to thrive in the advanced manufacturing cluster.

$12 billion Contribution to Ontario’s economy
Continued GROWTH Consistently increasing employment since 2012

Hamilton, Ontario is home to world-class advanced manufacturers:

Walters Group logo
Stackpole International logo
Nucor logo
National Steel Car logo
Liburdi logo
ArcelorMittal logo

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Hamilton’s largest industry sector within manufacturing is primary metals

The city is known for its history as a steel producer, but now the industry has grown to encompass engineering, product design, steel manufacturing, fabricated metal products, and final product commercialization. Hamilton is home to Canmet MATERIALS (in McMaster Innovation Park), the largest research centre in Canada dedicated to fabricating, processing, and evaluating metals and materials.

Frame of an automobile

Hamilton is part of the GTHA Automotive Technology Cluster

Hamilton’s major advanced manufacturing sectors comprise automotive, aerospace and defence, machinery, chemical manufacturing, and transportation equipment.

Hamilton’s high-tech manufacturing industry set the stage for going clean and green

A business environment built on innovation and technology has fostered an emerging clean energy sector around water and wastewater management, power generation, and autonomous and electrification of vehicles.

Worker in front of large machine

“Hamilton is home to some of Canada’s leading manufacturing giants. For over a century, the products made in Hamilton have helped build so many economies across the country and around the world. Hamilton is where innovation goes to work and where your investment keeps moving forward.”

Alfonso Principato,
Advanced Manufacturing Team Lead, City of Hamilton

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For more information, contact the City of Hamilton’s Manufacturing lead, Alfonso Principato

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