Sheridan, uWaterloo partner with industry to support manufacturing

June 12, 2014

2 Ontario institutions have partnered with private firms to help students develop skills essential for Canada’s manufacturing industry. Sheridan College has teamed with ABB Canada to create a Robotics Centre in the Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies at the college’s Davis Campus in Brampton. Students will receive training in robotic welding, picking, and packing and palletizing, among other applications. uWaterloo, meanwhile, has partnered with Siemens Canada Ltd on a training initiative that it says will promote Canada’s capacity and research excellence in sustainable green technologies and advanced manufacturing. Under a new memorandum of understanding, select uWaterloo Mechatronics Engineering students will be eligible for new co-op opportunities, paid tuition, and full-time employment. Sheridan News Release | uWaterloo News Release