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On Wednesday, October 7th 2015,  join CME & The Alliance for Manufacturing in BC as they tour some of the exciting manufacturing facilities in BC’s capital. From remote environmental monitoring systems, to internet-connected building controls, to plastic molding design and engineering, the Victoria tour is a dynamic exploration of three world-renowned companies. 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:


AXYS: Located in beautiful Sidney on Vancouver Island, AXYS Technologies Inc. is a Canadian company with over 40 years experience in the Design, Manufacture and Deployment of remote environmental monitoring systems worldwide. AXYS applies its extensive knowledge and experience to marine, freshwater, offshore wind resource assessment, and land-based monitoring systems that measure aquatic, oceanic and atmospheric parameters. AXYS systems and turnkey solutions utilize cost-effective technology proven to be reliable and durable in a wide range of applications, including harsh and remote marine environments.

AXYS has built and commissioned more than 500 meteorological and oceanographic systems of various types around the world, in over 50 countries over the last 20 years. Clients include wind and wave energy companies, oil & gas companies, all levels of government, international military agencies, environmental agencies, coastal engineering firms, mining companies, port authorities, meteorological agencies, and oceanographic research institutes.


Reliable Controls: Reliable Controls Corporation is a privately held, Canadian corporation that designs, develops, and manufactures Internet-connected building controls. The products are used to monitor and control the energy of mechanical and electrical equipment found in every kind of building. The company has grown steadily as a high tech manufac- turer, and currently serves over 150 Authorized Dealers in 20 countries around the world. In 2008, Reliable Controls Authorized Dealers were awarded over 130 million dollars in controls contracts. Over 2 million points of measurement and control are hardwired to Reliable Controls products.


Scott Plastics: Since starting in 1952, Scott Plastics Ltd. has been a leader in the engineering, design, mold making and plastic molding industries.
Over the years they have developed their own proprietary line of Scotty products, however they also provide custom molding and tool making services to over 100 companies across North America. They are dedicated to quality, value, and service. They understand and appreciate the investment necessary in engineering and tooling to produce the critical component in the manufacturing of your custom products. Their facilities are constantly upgraded to the latest in technology and equipment to meet their client’s needs. They have seventeen state of the art injection molding machines and a Tool room equipped with C.N.C. and EDM machinery. 


Camosun College: Whether you’re just getting started, or are ready to advance your career, Camosun offers a wide variety of programs and courses in trades and technologies. Graduates of our full-time programs are in strong demand by employers in many trades and high-tech industries, and ongoing workforce training is available through Continuing Education. In partnership with universities, Camosun also offers Engineering Bridge programs for technology diploma grads looking to continue their education toward a degree.

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