Partners | EMC Canada

Annex Publishing & Printing Inc.

Annex Publishing & Printing is one of Canada's leading providers of information and marketing services to business professionals in a wide range of industry sectors.  Having recently acquired many of the CLB Media properties, Annex now includes more than 50 business-to-business publications, web sites and a host of marketing opportunities and services including custom publishing, business lists, research, web development and industry events. EMC members are encouraged to sign up for free subscriptions to Annex publications such as: PEM Plant Engineering & Maintenance, Design Product News, Canadian Electronics, Manufacturing Automation, and Canadian Occupational Safety. Visit: to subscribe.

BlackBean Marketing

BlackBean is a full service B2B industrial marketing and development agency. With headquarters in British Columbia, we help industrial organizations and manufacturing innovators across North America generate more leads, increase conversion rates and uncover growth opportunities through targeted digital solutions. With over 35 years of combined experience, our team's passion is providing technical strategies and marketing expertise, so our clients can focus on the big picture.

Buying Group Services Inc.

Buying Group Services Inc. is a leading firm specializing in the formation, development, and operation of Buying Groups. With offices in Ontario and Nova Scotia, BGS focuses on providing services across North America. The principals of BGS are uniquely qualified, with hands-on experience working with and for Buying Groups for close to thirty years. As individuals they have been Members of groups, Suppliers to groups, consultants to groups, key operational employees of groups, and designers of technology used by some of North America's most successful groups.

Campbell Environmental

There is no "one size fits all" wastewater management strategy for even a single sector of the manufacturing industry.  The requirements for wastewater treatment will range from being virtually non-existent with all flows going directly to municipal sewer systems, to complex on-site treatment plants which must deal with high organic loads, toxic contaminants and the production of large quantities of residual biosolids which may require further treatment. Campbell Environmental has over 36 years of experience in the wastewater and biosolids management industry and can assist companies to develop a road map to establishing a wastewater management plan. 

Doug Heidebrecht, B.Comm, ACPC

Doug is an Adler Certified Professional Coach and Personal Productivity Expert who thrives on provoking individuals and teams into discovering a better way to work and a better way to live. He helps his clients – busy Leaders and professionals – carve out more time for the priorities that will most help them grow and succeed by raising the bar in how they make choices, achieve focus and stay resilient. In business for over 20 years, his clients include Seneca College, University of Toronto, Laurier, Western University, BMO, Scotiabank, Bank of Canada, Roche, Bayer, 3M, Enbridge, The Globe & Mail, Toronto Hydro, PwC and many more.

Elizabeth Eldridge

Elizabeth Eldridge helps people help people.  As a Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor she has worked with organizations from a wide variety of industries across the country, changing the way thousands of Canadians think about mental health.  Mental health impacts every workplace.  With a proactive approach to employee wellness and organizational culture, improved engagement and reduced absenteeism and turnover are just a few of the benefits.  Elizabeth offers customizable trainings packages to meet the unique needs of your team, leaders and organization on topics that will lay a solid foundation for a psychologically safe and healthy work environment for one and all.  As the owner of eastern Canada’s largest public provider of standardized mental health trainings such as the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Mental Health First Aid program, Elizabeth’s service menu is one-stop shopping for your organization’s mental health education needs.


ERGO Inc. is an International Ergonomics & Safety Consulting Training firm that has been providing companies with practical solutions to real problems for over a decade. Our efficient approach to problem solving has proven effective in reducing workplace injuries and their associated costs in industrial and office environments. Ergonomic Consultants at ERGO Inc. are certified, have strong academic qualifications, as well as professional experience and skills in a broad range of areas related to kinesiology, biomechanics/physiology, human performance, safety, business, research and training.

Innate Leaders

Innate Leaders is a management consultancy with a strong, global track record with organizations such as NASA, Microsoft, Coca Cola, Bayer and Lockheed Martin. Our unique approach works because any successful long-term sustainable change begins with a shift in mindset. First, we develop a leadership mindset then we work with teams to apply that shift in thinking to the real-world business challenges your team or organization faces. The result is a self-sustainable solution to the challenge. And because the shift in mindset stays with your business, our interactive and practical approach allows your teams to solve the challenges of today as well as tomorrow. Our work has many applications including building cohesive leadership teams, strategy development and implementation, change management, workplace innovation, workplace equity, leadership development, and solving unique business challenges. All our work is designed around your challenges and goals. And we deliver in a way that works for you – through video conferencing, in person, or a combination of the two. Visit: or

Industrial Performance Group

IPg specializes in all aspects of Industrial Safety as it relates to equipment. Jim Farmer, P.Eng. MASc.  has experience in plant engineering, machine design, guarding, electrical safety, production control and legislative compliance.

His specialty is providing safety in a production environment without compromising efficiency. Jim has provided Pre-Start Health and Safety Reviews on more than 1000 pieces of equipment, and also offers EMC members on-site training on Machine Guarding and Electrical Safety.

Industrial Safety Trainers

Industrial Safety Trainers Inc has provided health and safety training and consulting across Canada for almost 20 years. As Ministry of Labour accredited providers and consistently one of the top safety training companies in Ontario, we take immense pride in delivering the best discussion based training courses our clients are looking for. Our talented team of Trainers and Consultants possess a wide variety of professional backgrounds ensuring firsthand knowledge and experience pertaining to the course subject matter. Not to mention our team of Account Managers which provide the highest quality of customer service in the industry. Safety compliance is effortless as a client of ours, because we care about safety and we care about you.


MTE enhances the value of our clients' projects by providing innovative solutions and management expertise in a personal, cost effective and timely manner.  As a Practice-Centred Business, we strive to be creative in our solutions, focusing on delivering the highest quality product for our clients, while meeting their business objectives. As an employee-owned company, MTE offers value-added civil, environmental and structural capabilities to its clients. The company employs more than 220 engineers, scientists, technologists, technicians, toxicologists and specialized support personnel.

Mentor Works

Mentor Works, the Canadian government funding expert, provides assistance and support services related to small business funding grants. By assessing our clients' strategic objectives and innovation challenges, we are able to match optimal government grants for small businesses in Ontario and across Canada in order to accelerate business growth. They work directly with small businesses to solve common business challenges related to business expansion, research and development, human resources & training, capital investment and more through Canadian government grants, FedDev loans, and tax credits.

Northbridge Consultants

A full-service provider for government funding with a proven track record successfully claiming SR&ED tax credits and other government grants and loans. As experts in government funding, we build strong relationships with our clients and leverage our experience across sectors to help clients through every step of the government funding process. With our turnkey solution for maximizing the return on investment through government programs, we can help companies achieve their funding goals by taking the burden of funding identification, application, audit and tracking off of them so they can spend more time building their businesses. Our top priority is to fulfill the client's needs through the delivery of service excellence, professional expertise and reliability, the preservation of the utmost integrity, and the passionate encouragement of teamwork and employee development.

Practical Human Resource Solutions Inc.

Striving to empower business and the people who drive it, the PHRS team has brought practical solutions to challenges facing manufacturers for over 25 years.  With a hands on, roll up your sleeves approach believing there is always a solution to a problem, the team has been successful in meeting the needs of employers with services in Human Resource Policy & Procedure, Training, & Employee Development, Coaching & Facilitation, Health & Safety and Local & Foreign Recruitment.

Reflective Keynotes Inc. 

Reflective Keynotes Inc. provides training to help manufacturers improve their sales and customer service results. We train your order desk or inside sales team to increase revenue by up-selling and cross-selling additional products, services and warranties. We also help companies retain clients. Reducing customer turnover by 5% can increase profits by 25-125%. We train your customer service team on the skills needed to calm irate customers and improve client loyalty. Our lead trainer, Mike Aoki was chosen by as one of the "Top 25 Thought Leaders for 2021." He was awarded the Canadian Institute of Management's Quality Service Award for leadership. He also co-authored the Amazon #1 bestselling leadership book, "Called to Action."

Schneider Electric

With 112,000 employees world-wide and operations in 190 countries, Schneider Electric is the world's power and control specialist. Our solutions combine hardware, software, and services, covering a wide range of needs - from energy efficiency, productivity and uninterrupted supply to safety, comfort and communication. Schneider Electric products, solutions and services are present at every link in the energy value chain for building, infrastructure, industrial and residential markets. We help our customers ensure their energy performance and comfort while at the same time taking into account environmental and efficiency issues. A major focus at Schneider Electric is also on innovation. We devote more than 5% of global sales to research and development.

Value Stream Solutions

Value Stream Solutions Inc. was founded on the premise that companies should have the skills and abilities to continuously improve their performance year over year by engaging People, focusing on the Process, and delivering superior Product to their markets. We are a consulting and training company serving North American corporations in manufacturing and service industries. Our team's expertise in Lean Enterprise, Six Sigma, Team Building, Leadership Development and Coaching give us the ability to assist you need to get the results you want.  Our goal is to create self sustaining capabilities within your organization.  


Visualiiz is focused on helping organizations be more productive. We can help you ‘see’ the hidden waste, provide practical solutions to reduce or eliminate it and then optimize the time you have for improved productivity and efficiency. Visualiz delivers Professional Development Workshops and Keynote & Public Speaking Presentations as well as Facilitation & Consulting Services for businesses in the areas of organizational effectiveness, process improvement and change management.

WebWSIT Limited

WebWSIT Limited is an ALL Canadian designer, developer, and deliverer of web-based on-line Health & Safety Training and Due Diligence systems. Through its strategic platform brand, WebWSIT provides easy to use interactive multimedia courses to industrial, commercial and service sectors of the Canadian workplace. Together with worker knowledge retention and validation tests and tools, it provides complete record management of training required, re-certifications, as well as incidents and accidents. WebWSIT offers an entire suite of Health & Safety Courses designed specifically for the manufacturing sector.

Western Union

Western Union pioneered the idea of moving money around the world and has been connecting people globally for over 164 years. As one of the world’s leading providers of cross-border business payments, Western Union Business Solutions is transforming how businesses can expand globally through one of the largest and most diverse payment networks in the world.