About Automate Canada

Canada has an established global reputation as a hub for innovation in manufacturing automation.

Automate Canada leads & advocates for the Canadian automation industry, assisting and promoting our members. Engagement in activities supporting the business success & innovation expertise of the member companies in our association is our mission.

Automate Canada (AC) is a national association representing companies involved in the industrial automation industry as well as service and supplier companies which provide specialized technologies to our industry.

Our mandate is to:

  • Promote and develop the global exposure of the Canadian industrial automation industry
  • Be the voice of our industry to all levels of government. AC will focus on trade discussions regarding     NAFTA/USMCA,CETA, Canada-Mercosur, TPP as well as on intellectual property, research & development & commercialization issues
  • Encourage the development and adoption of technology in the manufacturing sector as a whole as well as in the industrial
  • Automation industry, and in partnership with post-secondary educational institutions
  • Develop the next generation of highly skilled personnel through youth-focused initiatives
  • Assist small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in the industrial automation industry to grow their businesses locally and globally
  • Be committed to working with other organizations and associations to build global relationships
  • Assist members to identify opportunities for export
  • Invest in market research and industry research in order to identify emerging issues and trends affecting our industry and to target growing markets
  • Support Canadian SMEs in their path to prosperity, increased competitiveness and improved capacity domestically as well as in the international marketplace
  • Showcase our industry’s capabilities and strengths on a domestic and global stage through a range of direct activities & materials, like printed & digital directories, online presence, trade shows, B2B meetings and site visits