Advanced Manufacturing Sector
(Initiative on the Automation of the Manufacturing Sector in Canada), April 2017
Manufacturing in Canada appears to have stopped its decline. The relocation of activities to Asia or Latin America seems to be offset by domestic industry creation. But it is not a return of the companies of the past.
Around the world, a highly automated, state-of-the-art enterprise is emerging with connected equipment in a centralized IT system. Manufacturing is fast becoming a high-tech sector.