ManufacturingGPS – Invitation to Participate for 2018/Free Access to LMI Benchmarking Reports

November 12, 2018 Wendy GrayEMC Member Services

ManufacturingGPS is an advanced tool providing Canadian industry with critical Labour Market Intelligence for retaining and developing a skilled and vibrant workforce. 2018 is bringing NEW Manufacturing Essential Skills and Training LMI for participating companies.

Your Invitation to Participate – ManufacturingGPS - 2018

ManufacturingGPS is powered by data from over 2,500 Canadian manufacturers, by far the largest pool of manufacturing LMI data of its kind in Canada. These manufacturers represent all sub-sectors, sizes, all provinces and more than 50 key manufacturing regions.  ManufacturingGPS is a fully searchable, online Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) system - tracking key workforce trends and occupational intelligence, providing critical information needed to help grow productivity and build competitiveness.

NEW Essential Skills Benchmarking Reports available in 2018

Employer Survey 2018 is introducing new LMI reports focusing on Manufacturing Essential Skills and Training for two key occupations (i.e. production workers and supervisors) and covering topics such as : approach to skill implementation, training needs and priorities, level of investments, delivery methods and much more.

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Benchmarking reports available at the national, provincial and regional levels !

By completing this survey and/or updating your current GPS survey data as a past participant, you will have access to ManufacturingGPS benchmarking reports and resources, available online for your review and use – FREE OF CHARGE.  These dynamic reports can provide you with the ability to zero in on 80+ key occupations in 14 different sub-sectors, in real time.  You can customize your benchmarking reports with filters available at the national, provincial and regional levels, as well as by sub-sector and workforce size.  You can also access EMC’s Plant Management HR/Salary reports and key Educator data (100+ educators/post secondary institutions) on LMI supply, including program information and expected graduates in your area.

If you are already a ManufacturingGPS participant and completed the 2016 and/or 2017 employer survey, you simply need to update your data for 2018, which should take only 10 minutes.  If you are a first-time user, the ManufacturingGPS employer survey should take approximately 20-30 minutes.

Upon completion, you will have immediate access to all LMI benchmarking reports and resources! 

For past participants to update their 2018 data  -  Click Here to Update Data

For new participants to register:  Click Here to Register

If you require further information, please contact me at, or call 1-866-323-4362 and I would be glad to discuss this great initiative further with you!

EMC’s ManufacturingGPS initiative is funded by the Government of Canada's Sectoral Initiatives Program & Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES) and  is seeking manufacturing employer's input in the 2018 Employer Survey.  We are currently engaging manufacturing employers across the country, encouraging participation and for industry leaders to help shape the Canadian manufacturing sector.