Showcase Your Solutions At Western Canada’s Meeting Place For Manufacturing Technologies, Best Practices And Industry Connections.
For more than 30 years, top manufacturers in Western Canada have attended WMTS looking for new ideas, solutions and suppliers to help them gain a competitive edge.
They come together to source solutions and knowledge from the global leaders in machine tools and tooling, metalworking, and advanced manufacturing. Our audience is hands-on and in-person.
Reach a regional audience of leading companies from Western Canada with purchasing power from all levels of the supply chain, including hard-to-reach manufacturing companies.
Why Western Canada?
Western Canada's Manufacturing Base Continues To Expand –
Gain Visibility, Sales And Market Share!
The rebound in Alberta’s economy surpassed expectations in 2017. The resurgence is broad-based, with nearly every sector expanding. Exports increased by almost 30% on rising oil production and an expanded manufacturing base. Jobs are up. Exports are up. Manufacturing is up.
Alberta is Canada’s 3rd Largest Manufacturing Sector, and One of Canada’s Major Metal Manufacturing Hubs.
- Manufacturing Companies: 9,129
- Manufacturing Employment: 119,200
- Contribution to GDP: $16.5 billion
- Manufacturing Sales: $71.3 billion
- Manufacturing Exports: $27.6 billion
“Manufacturing investment is set to increase by almost $800 million in 2018.”
British Columbia Manufacturing:
Over the past five years, B.C. has had the
fastest-growing manufacturing sector in
Canada, in terms of GDP.
- Manufacturing Companies: 7,200
- Manufacturing Employment: 175,000
- Contribution to GDP: $16 billion
- Manufacturing Sales: $50.2 billion
- 3rd largest aerospace sector in Canada!
Manufacturing plays a key role in Saskatchewan,
making up 7% of the provincial GDP. In 2017,
the sector represented 28,000 employees and
manufacturing shipments totalled $16 billion.
Sources: Statistics Canada, 2017 , Statistics Canada’s Survey of Investment Intentions, B.C. Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology, 2018, Saskatchewan Ministry of Trade and Export Development, 2018