Director, Members Relations
Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen)
Ottawa based Frank Defalco has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. Currently Director, Members Relations with Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen).
Until recently, Frank managed CME’s Canada Makes program and developed Canada’s Premiere Additive Manufacturing Network. In his time leading Canada Makes he delivered the Metal Additive Demonstration Program and introduced Additive metal manufacturing capability to over 200 Canadian companies. In this capacity Frank developed an unrivalled knowledge of Canada’s Additive Manufacturing Eco-system.
Previously, with Harris Corporation, Frank was part of the first manufacturing team in North America to successfully introduce just-in-time (Lean) manufacturing to the production of printed circuit boards. Frank spent 12 years with the Canadian Museum of Civilization.