Advanced Manufacturing and Design
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Turning Ideas into Innovations

Our research partners have access to outstanding students and faculty with expertise in several disciplines including:

  • Automotive Product Design
  • Civil Engineering Technologies
  • Electrical Engineering Technologies
  • Energy Systems Design: Alternative and Traditional
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologies: Automation & Robotics

In addition to a number of high tech computer design labs, St. Clair College’s technology cluster has several new, world class facilities including:

  • Centre for Construction, Innovation and Production
  • Ford Centre for Excellence in Manufacturing
  • Trades & Technology Centre, Thames Campus
  • Automotive and Diesel Technology Centre

These state of the art facilities are equipped with the latest equipment for creating and testing a wide range of prototype products and processes including:

  • Rapid Prototyping
  • CNC Machines: 5 axis, 3 axis, EDM
  • Quality and Materials Testing: CMM, OMRON, Instron, Heat Treating
  • Engine and Chassis Dynamometers
  • PLC Labs with Siemens and Allen Bradley Software & Control Boards