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On the morning of October 25th and an added special bonus for aerospace professionals attending the Canada Makes Additive Manufacturing Forum October 24th at the University of Waterloo is the Workshop – Introduction to Green Supply Chain Management (GSCM).
For the past couple of years CME Canada Makes has partnered with the GARDN project Greening the Aerospace Supply Chain. Some of you may remember the aerospace survey we shared last year. We are now ready to introduce some of the results of this project.
During the Canada Makes Forum François Charron-Doucet, Director of Quality Control and Scientific Director at Groupe AGÉCO, will present the survey results Green Aerospace Practices in Canada.
The next day is the 3-hour workshop that is intended for professionals from the procurement, operations and design departments involved in the aerospace sector value chain.
The objective of the workshop is to introduce the participants to the concepts and best practices related to GSCM. The completion of the workshop will allow the participants to apply GSCM thinking and facilitate the implementation of GSCM initiatives into various organizational processes.
- What is GSCM?
- Why implement GSCM?
- The approaches to GSCM
- Green sourcing
- Green design
- Green operations
- How to implement GSCM?
- Application of GSCM to:
- Standard parts
- Additive manufacturing
The Objectives of the Greening the Aerospace Supply Chain are to define a supply-chain management framework to provide industrials with the capacity to prioritize eco-responsible purchasing actions, define technologies’ green specifications and efficiently treat environmental information. The acquired knowledge will offer a collaboration model fully adapted to the Canadian aerospace sector, facilitating ecodesign across the supply chain.
It aims to contribute to the development of a sustainable air transportation system and will provide industrials and their suppliers with tools and methods to significantly reduce the environmental footprint.
Please confirm your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org
The CME Canada Makes Additive Manufacturing Forum of October 24, 2018 at the University of Waterloo will feature speakers from both the Aerospace and Automotive/tooling sectors who will discuss on how they improved their competitiveness through the adoption of additive manufacturing.
Join us and learn more about this emerging sector.
The Forum will feature two panels, “Aerospace using Additive Manufacturing” and “Conformal Cooling – Facts versus Myths Overcoming Obstacles.”
- Panel 1 – Aerospace and Additive Manufacturing, moderator Mark Kirby
- Panel 2 – Conformal Cooling – Facts versus Myths Overcoming Obstacles, moderator Ed Bernard
The forum will continue to deliver on the success of past events and offer ample opportunity for networking. The Canada Makes Scrum, introduced last year, will once again use the same format. Canada Makes partners will circle the room with tables and banners and take part in a great opportunity to talk face-to-face with experts in additive.
Canada Makes continues offering insight and expertise for Canada’s industry leaders with the mission of helping companies understand how they might use additive manufacturing as part of their process. The forum will show how additive is a key component of Industry 4.0, implementation.
Time: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Federation Hall (Building #35) University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON
Cost: $100 CME Members/Canada Makes Partners
$150 CME / Canada Makes Non-Members
The Master of Ceremony is David Saint John Director of Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing Linamar.
View the list and bios of speakers here
|8:00 – 9:00 a.m.||Registration and Networking Coffee|
|9:00 – 9:10 a.m.||Welcome Remarks||Peter Adams, CEO & President Burloak Technologies|
|9:10 – 9:45 a.m.||Laser Beam Melting drives efficiency of tooling applications||Mathias Gebauer, Fraunhofer Group Manager for AM applications|
|9:45 – 10:15 a.m.||How Additive Manufacturing has shaped the automotive sector and is driving it into the future||Cassidy Silbernagel, two time winner of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge|
|10:15 – 10:40 a.m.||Networking Break|
|10:40 – 11:40 a.m.||Panel Conformal Cooling – Facts vs Myths and Overcoming Obstacles||Moderator Ed Bernard
Panellists: Wes Byleveld, Director, Additive Manufacturing Exco Engineering
Annette Langhammer, Director of Advanced Engineering NMC Dynaplas
Tom Houle, Director Lumex, NA at Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc.
|11:40 – 12:00 p.m.||The Efficacy of Computed Tomography for Additively Manufactured Parts||Dylan Yazbeck, Lab Supervisor Jesse Garant Metrology Center|
|12:00 -1:15 p.m.||Networking Lunch|
|1:15 – 1:45 p.m.||Aerospace and Additive Manufacturing applications||Peter Adams, CEO & President Burloak Technologies|
|1:45 – 2:45 p.m.||Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace.||Moderator Mark Kirby
Panellists: Roger Eybel, Materials and Processes Group Leader/Safran Expert
Mathieu Fagnan, Enterprise Manager, Additive Manufacturing Technologies Pratt & Whitney Canada
Steve Slusher, Executive, AddWorks Manufacturing Development Leader (GE)
|2:45 – 3:00 p.m.||Presentation: Survey on Green aerospace practices in Canada||François Charron-Doucet, Director of Quality Control and Scientific Director at Groupe AGÉCO|
|3:00 – 3:15 p.m.||Market update on Medical AM||Martin Petrak, President & CEO Precision ADM|
|3:15 – 3:30 p.m.||Update on the Medical 3D Printing Centre in Québec||Olivier Marcotte, Agent de recherche et développement, CRIQ|
|3:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.||Reception brought to you by CRIQ||Networking Reception – Wine, beer and soft drinks.|
We thank Burloak Technologies as our major corporate sponsor.The following companies will be sharing their expertise at the Canada Makes Scrum.
Next week, starting November 14th Canada Makes will be leading its third additive manufacturing (AM) trade mission since 2016. This time it is to Formnext in Frankfurt, Germany. Formnext is the leading trade fair for Additive Manufacturing and the next generation of intelligent manufacturing solutions. It focuses on the efficient realization of parts and products, from their design to serial production. Formnext shows the future of innovative manufacturing.
Canada Makes’ trade mission to Formnext offers our delegates an unrivalled opportunity to learn about this rapidly expanding technology. Delegates meet, learn and build strong relationships during the mission. Past missions have highlighted the importance these relationships have in forging future partnerships and initiatives in building Canada’s AM sector.
Joining Canada Makes in Frankfurt Germany are Equispheres inc., CAMufacturing Solutions inc., Precision ADM, Linamar, Reko International Group Inc., NRC, CRIQ, Kilmarnock Enterprise, Plasai and Red River College.
Canada Makes would like to thank the following companies for agreeing to meet with our delegation.
Canada Makes Formnext Agenda
|11:00 – 12:00||EOS booth 3.1-G50|
|14:30 – 15:30||Fraunhofer booth 3.0-F50|
|11:00 – 12:00||Additive Industries
Hall 3.0, booth 3.0-F40
|14:30 – 16:00||Renishaw booth 3.1-E68|
|13:00 – 14:30||TRUMPFT Booth 3.0-E50|
|14:00 – 14:30||SLM Solutions Booth 3.0-E70|
|15:00 – 15:30||Impact Innovations booth 3.0-A50|
|15:00 – 15:30||BeAM booth 3.0-B40|
|Nov. 17||10:00 – 10:30||Formnext EOS booth 3.1-G50|
CME Canada Makes and the University of Waterloo Present: Additive Manufacturing Supply Chain & Logistics Forum
This one-day forum is to feature industrial leaders in supply chain and logistics in the additive manufacturing/3D Printing sector. CME Canada Makes continues offering insight and expertise for Canada’s industry leaders with the mission of assisting companies to adopt additive manufacturing, a key component of Industry 4.0 implementation.
Supply chains are and will be affected in significant ways as the costs of storing massive amounts of inventory and global shipping are reduced and more parts are customized printed on demand. Key sectors of our economy are being affected in profound ways and Canada Makes is bringing in experts to discuss issues affecting and sometimes disrupting manufacturers’ supply chain. The Canada Makes Forum will focus on Medical, Aerospace, Automotive and Energy and their supply chain.
Join the Canada Makes Forum Networking scrum
Networking with Canada’s AM sector professionals will be front and centre to the Forum. Experts representing various key features to the AM supply chain will be on-site to answer questions on how 3D printing is changing global supply chains.
Canada Makes would like to thank the following companies for joining the Canada Makes Forum networking scrum: AMM, Anubis 3D, Axis Prototype, Cimetrix, CRIQ, Expanse Microtechnologies, Jesse Garant Metrology Center, NRC, Precision ADM, Tiger-Vac.
Date: November 22
Time: 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Federation Hall (Building #35)
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON
$100 CME Members/Canada Makes Partners
$150 CME / Canada Makes Non-Members
Local accommodation Delta Waterloo
|8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.||Registration and Networking Breakfast|
|9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.||Welcome Remarks||Ian Howcroft, CME Vice-President Ehsan Toyserkani UoW (TBC)|
|9:10 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.||AM supply chain case studies – Automotive & Ground Transportation||Bob Little President, Altair Canada|
|9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.||Health Canada||Kinga Michno|
|10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||Networking Break||Foyer|
|10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.||Medical AM Panel – AM challenges for a new medical supply chain||Miheala Vlasea – University of Waterloo (Moderator)
Martin Petrak – Precision ADM
Francois Gingras – CRIQ
Matt Parkes – Adeiss
|11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.||Lunch||Foyer|
|12:45 p.m. – 1:00 pm||Special Announcement||Peter Adams- Burloak|
|1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.||AM supply chain case study – To supply aerospace, it’s more than just the parts||Brandon Bouwhuis – Burloak|
|1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.||Materials Panel – AM changes the supply chain for advanced materials||Mathieu Brochu – McGill (Moderator)
Kevin Nicholds – Equispheres
Vladimir Paserin – Rio Tinto,
Jerome Pollack – Tekna
|2:30p.m. – 3:00 p.m.||Networking Break||Foyer|
|3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||Energy – AM supply chain case study||Ian Klassen – Precision ADM|
|3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.||How I compete with China using AM||Tharwat Fouad – Anubis 3D|
|4:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.||Closing remarks||Frank Defalco – Canada Makes|
May 24, 2017 (Waterloo, Ontario) – The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, announced an $8.9 million investment in the University of Waterloo’s Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (AM) Lab. This investment will establish Canada’s first major advanced manufacturing technology commercialization centre.
“This project will support up to 18 new partnerships, help commercialize up to 21 advanced manufacturing technologies and create over 80 jobs,” said Minister Chagger. “It will also provide opportunities for students from the University to prepare for the manufacturing jobs of tomorrow.”
“Innovation and skills development are the driving forces behind manufacturing, trade and a better future for middle-class Canadians. Harnessing innovative technologies is crucial to the future of Canada’s manufacturing sector,” said Dennis Darby, President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME). “Today’s announcement is a clear example of strong, coordinated government action CME has been calling for to reinvigorate the manufacturing sector to match global competition.”
“Canada Makes is very pleased with the Government of Canada’s investment. It recognizes the importance of additive manufacturing to the future of Canada’s economy, said Martin Lavoie, Executive Director Canada Makes. “This most certainly will help grow Canada’s global competitiveness by making it easier for manufacturers to adopt additive metal manufacturing processes.”
A broad range of industrial partners including aerospace, mining and automotive, will work with the University of Waterloo’s Multi-Scale AM Lab’s state-of-the-art technology and develop innovative 3D printing solutions to streamline manufacturing in Canada.
Canada Makes will continue working closely with the team at the University of Waterloo in helping Canadian industry to adopt AM to their process and keeping Canada a world leader in innovative technology.
About the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters:
Since 1871, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters has been helping manufacturers grow at home and thrive around the world. In 2016, CME released Industrie 2030 – a roadmap for doubling Canadian manufacturing activity by 2030. Our focus is to ensure the sector is dynamic, profitable, productive, innovative and growing. We aim to do this by strengthening the labour force, accelerating the adoption of advanced technology, supporting product commercialization, expanding marketplaces and, most importantly, ensuring a globally-competitive business environment. CME is a member-driven association that directly represents more than 2,500 leading companies who account for an estimated 82 per cent of manufacturing output and 90 per cent of Canada’s exports. www.cme-mec.ca
About Canada Makes
A Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) initiative, Canada Makes is a network of private, public, academic, and non-profit entities dedicated to promoting the adoption and development of additive manufacturing in Canada. For more information on Canada Makes, please visit www.canadamakes.ca
Waterloo, Ontario – The Government of Canada is investing $32.64 million for a total combined investment of nearly $88 million in the University of Waterloo. The funding was announced by the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development.
Canada’s Innovation Agenda aims to make this country a global centre for innovation—one that creates jobs, drives growth across all industries and improves the lives of all Canadians. This investment exemplifies that vision in action.
The university will use the funding for the construction of a new state-of-the-art research and engineering building, to be known as Engineering 7. The new building will house more than 40 labs to support research in emerging areas such as additive manufacturing, autonomous vehicles and robotics, biomedical engineering, and the Internet of Things.
Funding for this $88-million project includes:
- $32.64 million from the Government of Canada;
- $18.86 million from the University of Waterloo; and
- $36.5 million from private sector donors.
In total, universities and colleges throughout Ontario will receive more than $1.9 billion from the Government of Canada, the provincial government, the institutions themselves and private donors. Federal funding will be allocated through the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, which will enhance and modernize research facilities on Canadian campuses and improve the environmental sustainability of these facilities.
“This historic investment by the Government of Canada is a down payment on the government’s vision to position Canada as a global centre for innovation. That means making Canada a world leader in turning ideas into solutions, science into technologies, skills into middle-class jobs and start-up companies into global successes.”
– The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
“Investments like these will support our world-class researchers and position Canada as a global leader in research excellence and innovation. Through the Strategic Investment Fund, we are providing Canada’s students with the education and training they need to join a strong, healthy middle class.”
– The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Minister of Small Business and Tourism
“As our province continues to build a competitive, robust economy, we need to ensure we enhance and modernize research facilities on Canadian campuses to offer our students the opportunities they need to succeed in the innovation economy. Through the funding announced today, the University of Waterloo will be building over 40 new labs that will provide students in Waterloo Region with high-demand programs in advanced manufacturing, robotics and biomedical engineering.”
– The Honourable Kathryn McGarry, Ontario Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry
“This important project will give University of Waterloo students access to 40 new labs to support research and innovation. We know that providing access to high-quality education and training facilities is critical to building the highly skilled workforce we need to support good jobs and economic growth for today and tomorrow. This investment will help us to achieve that goal.”
– Daiene Vernile, Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener Centre
“Since its founding 60 years ago, the University of Waterloo has been doing things differently. The Engineering 7 building is a prime example of Waterloo’s unconventional, creative, innovative thinking. It will be home to world-leading talent and research, continuing to expand the impact of disruptive technologies that will help to put Canada at the forefront of the global economy.”
– Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Waterloo
- The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario are providing more than $950 million for research infrastructure at institutions across Ontario. The University of Waterloo has been awarded $32.64 million by the federal government for the construction of its new Engineering 7 building.
- This investment supports Canada’s Innovation Agenda, which is designed to ensure our country is globally competitive in promoting research, translating ideas into new products and services, accelerating business growth and propelling entrepreneurs from the start-up phase to international success.
- The Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund supports the Government of Canada’s climate change objectives by encouraging sustainable and green infrastructure projects.