Vancouver Plant Tour

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On Monday, October 26th 2015,  join CME and The Alliance for Manufacturing in BC as they tour some of the exciting manufacturing facilities in Vancouver. From fuel cell technology manufacturing, to post press services, to 3D printing , modelling & scanning, this tour is a dynamic exploration of three world-renowned companies located in our own backyard. Start your pathway to a high-wage career!

Manufacturing is an exciting and diverse field, with high demand for technicians in areas such as engineering, design, machining, and composites.

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The companies listed below have opened their doors for visitors to tour their facilities and learn about modern manufacturing:

dPoint technologies

dPoint: dPoint Technologies began its journey into the world of heat and humidity exchangers licensing the patents, designs and manufacturing equipment for low cost membrane humidifier technology from leading fuel cell manufacturer, Ballard Power Systems. The dPoint technology is industry leading, field tested membrane for high heat and water vapor recover. They have state-of-the-art ERV exchanger design, automated production equipment for exchanger manufacturing and a team of engineers and innovators to continue bringing to market leading edge energy recovery technology. Learn More


Corbel 3D: Located in Vancouver, British Columbia – Corbel 3D is Canada’s premier resource for integrated 3D technology solutions. We offer 3D Printing, 3D Modeling and 3D Scanning services for architects, engineers, developers, filmmakers, visual fx producers, game industries and hobbyists across the country. We also custom built 3D scanning rigs worldwide. We are committed to providing the newest 3D technologies for all 3D applications in order to help our clients design more quickly and effectively. Learn More


Pacific Bindery: is a finishing and bindery services company that has built a strong reputation as a post-press services organization known for excellent quality, efficient services and quick delivery. Originally a pen ruling business, the company was founded in 1971 by Harvey and Erna Heinz. The Heinz’s sons, Randy and Gerry, joined the business in the late 70’s and it continued to grow into a full service finishing and bindery operation. Now one of the largest binderies in the Pacific North West, Pacific Bindery employs 50 staff, many of whom are long term employees and all of whom are well trained and experienced in the bindery trade. Learn More


Langara College: In 1970, they opened their 49th Avenue campus and invited the community to make them their first choice for accessible, quality education. Four decades later, Langara College is recognized as a leading undergraduate institution with a reputation for providing exceptional learning opportunities. Through the collective contributions of our outstanding faculty and staff, our programs and services continue to grow and innovate to meet the changing needs of our community. Looking ahead, they anticipate ongoing success as more people make Langara their college of choice. They will continue to be an educational leader, setting the standard for higher learning, and supporting their broadening communities for years to come. Learn More

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  • Videos & Photography is prohibited
  • Closed-toed shoes & long pants must be worn at all times.

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