Networking Opportunities

Network & Connect with other members of the industry.

We’ve heard from many of our members that networking & building relationships are at the top of the list when it comes to Member Benefits. That’s why the CTMA hosts several events throughout the year to provide members with ample opportunity to network & build relationships, share ideas & knowledge, grow connections, raise business profiles, and create discussions centered around our industry.

We advocate on your behalf

Receive regular updates regarding rules & regulations affecting the industry.

The CTMA will be your voice. We will advocate with local, provincial and federal governments to advise upon and influence new legislation on behalf of our members and the industry, and keep you informed along the way.

Access to Industry Research & Surveys

Opportunities to receive & contribute industry research & data.

Through the CTMA’s exclusive Wage & Business Survey, members will have access to
information & data, specific to the machine, tool, die and mould industry. We will also
conduct Business Conditions and other industry-related surveys.

Member-Only Advantages

Membership has its privileges.

Members are the first to hear about industry news, upcoming events and programs, and, you’ll have the first opportunity to sign up for beneficial programs, such as our Career-Ready program, Apprentice Awards, and High School Awards.

As a member, you’ll also have access to the Members-only Discussion Forum, where you can communicate with members quickly and efficiently!

Affinity & Discount Programs

It pays to be a member.

Gain access to exclusive member discounts from our industry partners to better serve and grow your business, while saving you as much money as we can. We continue to work with industry members to provide our members with even more discount opportunities.

Opportunities to Grow

We offer several free marketing opportunities to grow your company profile.

Get your company name in front of CTMA members, partners & affiliates, industry contacts, and more. Just by being a member, you’ll have access to a variety of marketing opportunities to grow your company profile.


Membership dues cover the fiscal year of June 1 to May 31. Companies that join part-way through the year will receive a pro-rated credit towards their renewal the following year. All prices are subject to HST.


These members include any proprietorship, partnership or incorporated company engaged in the Canadian Tooling Industry that:

  • Design, engineer, manufacture, repair, or assemble tools, dies, moulds, jigs, fixtures, gauges, machinery, machining systems, robotics, automation equipment, models, patterns, general jobbing machine shop products, cutting tools and/or additive manufacturing; and
  • Have an established location in Canada.

Associate / Supplier

These members include any proprietorship, partnership, or incorporated company that:

  • Is aligned with and/or provides products or services to the Canadian Tooling Industry; and
  • Have an established location in Canada.

Questions? We’re happy to help.