2024 Advanced Manufacturing Outlook Report

Canadian Manufacturers discuss how new technology helps them innovate and flourish in a changing economy.

Interconnectivity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, the cloud—these technologies provide the data analytics that enable manufacturers to make better decisions, thereby helping them improve productivity, become more efficient, and navigate economic challenges and supply chain disruptions. Download this report from Canadian Manufacturing and Plant magazine to learn what more than 250 manufacturing business owners, leaders, and senior executives think about advanced manufacturing in Canada.


  • 96% of Canadian manufacturers familiar with IIoT are planning to invest in new tech over the next 3-5 years.
  • Lower operational costs, reduced downtime, and increased throughput are the top benefits of a tech upgrade.
  • Cloud, ERP, and data capturing have been the top-three investment priority over the past 12 months.