3D Additive Manufacturing

"The centre came up with a really great solution,
even better than I had anticipated.”
Mark Raddik – Master Systems

Technical Services

“Your team was awesome to deal with. They really understood the
objectives and my problems from the start and delivered
professional results that will be employed in the final product.”
Dan Kircos - WallSmarts

Applied Research

"The Niagara College team was enthusiastic right from the start.
They saw the value in our idea. They developed a work plan
and have kept us engaged in the process."
Linda Grimo – Grimo Nut Nurseries

“Niagara College was able to address our
concerns and de-risk the technology for us.
The team did an outstanding job.”
Dwayne Charette – Airbus

3D Laser Management

Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre

Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) team specializes in engineering design, 3D technologies, lean manufacturing processes and additive manufacturing. We work with Southern Ontario businesses to bring ideas to life, from concept through to developing working prototypes, utilizing leading-edge technology, including equipment and software.

We Specialize In:

  • automation


    The mechanization of a process to decrease human labour and increase efficiency.

    • Contain costs by decreasing time and labour per unit of production
    • Expand client base with the ability to meet a higher demand
  • reverse-engineering


    The process of discovering the technological principles of a device, object, or system through analysis of its structure and functions.

    • Internalize a process by understanding how it works and incorporating it into your production process
    • Understand key issues in an unsuccessful design and identify opportunities to innovate it
  • process-improvement


    To analyze and improve an existing process within your operations.

    • Accelerate schedules and increase efficiencies that improve performance, reduce costs and increase profits
    • Increased product quality and ease of operations
  • product-design


    The process of creating a new product for employment within your business or to be sold to a customer.

    • Lead the industry by employing and/or providing an innovative product
    • Develop a new stream of revenue

    The revamp of an existing product in an effort to improve quality and/or adapt to changing market conditions. Meet new internal goals and objectives.

    • Meet changing consumer demands
    • Offer a clear consumer benefit

Work with us

Niagara College’s Research & Innovation provides real-world solutions for business, industry and the community through innovation activities.
For more information on these opportunities, contact Research & Innovation.