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Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association

The APMA is Canada’s national association representing OEM producers of parts, equipment, tools, supplies, advanced technology, and services for the worldwide automotive industry. Founded in 1952, its members account for 90% of independent parts production in Canada.

Project Arrow

APMA has launched the first original, full-build, zero-emission concept vehicle. An all-Canadian effort, it will be designed, engineered and built through the joint efforts of our world-class automotive supply sector and post-secondary institutions. It brings together the best of the best of Canada’s electric-drive, alternative-fuel, connected and autonomous and light-weight technology companies.

Digital Learning Program

The APMA is building an online learning platform to train and upskill employees across the auto parts sector. As a critical link in our supply chain, our workforce drives the success of the industry. This e-learning program will be flexible, practical and accessible across all digital devices. Earn industry-recognized certifications in Health and Safety, Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing Quality and more.

Career Ready Fund

The CRF supports employers by contributing to the cost of hiring apprentices, co-op students and recent graduates while helping students find meaningful careers in the automotive sector. This program helps to build a pipeline to actively support talent growth and attraction to the sector. CRF will run until August 31, 2021.

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As the voice for the automotive parts manufacturers sector.