The Tools to Compete in a Global Market

The Manufacturing & Export Enhancement Cluster supports Western Canadian manufacturers in overcoming operational challenges through implementation of manufacturing best practices and Smart Manufacturing solutions.

The Lean Accelerator Program (LEAP), available to Cluster members, allows manufacturers to gain insight into existing process and identifies opportunities for implementation of best practices and digital tools that increase productivity, decrease costs, and reduce reliance on manual and paper based processes.  Click here to learn more.

The Cluster hosts a variety of events throughout the year to support networking, learning, and foster collaboration within the manufacturing ecosystem in Western Canada.  Sign up for a FREE Associate Membership to stay up to date on Cluster news and event announcements.

Need to Finance your Growth?

The MEE Cluster has teamed up with Servus Credit Union to provide manufacturers with better financing terms and discounts on your banking!

Download the MEE Cluster's Report on Smart Manufacturing Technology Adoption

In 2022, the MEE Cluster surveyed over 80 manufacturers across the four Western Provinces to gain insight into the current state of adoption of Smart Manufacturing technology and future adoption plans by industry.  Click here to download a summary or follow the link below to complete a short survey to download the full report.

Manufacturer kicks off digital transformation and Lean program with help from MEE

The MEE Cluster worked with a rural Alberta manufacturer to kickoff implementation of digital tools and LEAN within their operations.

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2024 SmartMTX Recap

2024 SmartMTX Recap

Mazak Booth at SmartMTX. (photo: MEE Cluster) The second annual Smart Manufacturing Technology Exposition ( hosted by the MEE Cluster was a great success.  Held May 15 and 16 at Westerner Park, Red Deer, the expo hosted nearly 150 manufacturing and...

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LEAN for Leaders

LEAN for Leaders

On Thursday, May 9, 2024, the MEE Cluster, APEX Alberta and Medicine Hat College hosted the LEAN for Leaders event at the Medicine Hat Cultural Centre. Business owners in the tech-industry were introduced to LEAN and the Manufacturing & Export Enhancement (MEE)...

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