As the leading advocate for BC’s manufacturing sector, we work with partners to produce or source critical information that helps stakeholders better understand issues and provides decision-makers with the tools to address challenges facing manufacturing.

Our own research reports can be accessed from the main menu. Third-party reports are shared below.

Third-party Reports

Industrial Insights Final Report

June 2018

Vancouver Economic Commission

Manufacturers’ Outlook 2017 

March 2017

PLANT Magazine

Past Editions (2016) (2015) (2014)

Canadian Manufacturing Outlook 2016 

September 2016

KPMG Canada

Past Editions (2015) (2014) (2013)

A Profile of British Columbia’s Manufacturing Sector 

June 2015

Government of British Columbia

Labour Market Information Research for the BC Manufacturing Sector

Full Report

Executive Summary

October 2014

Specialized Skills for Manufacturing Steering Committee

Manufacturing Innovation in BC 

February 2014

Government of British Columbia

Additional industry profiles and labour market reports are available on WorkBC