APMA is Canada’s National Association representing 90% of parts production with over $35 billion in sales and 96,000 skilled people.
Board of Directors
APMA’s 18-member Board of Directors provides a continuous focus on the interests our members and the overall industry.
APMA advocates on behalf of our members for fair trade and business policies providing leadership on the evolving industry landscape.
APMA has partnered with GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions to offer its members access to the APMA Group Benefits Plan.
In an effort to serve our industry better, APMA and CAMM are seeking (and rewarding) your assistance in obtaining new members!
APMA Industry Tracker
The APMA Industry Tracker™ provides industry members with a one-stop location for every piece of automotive data a supplier might require.
ASCIP seeks to increase the sourcing capabilities of Ontario-based small and medium sized automotive suppliers, while encouraging innovation.
APMA HR Network
The APMA HR Network continues to evolve as the industry standard for automotive employers and employees focused on the global auto industry.
APMA Sourcing Guide
The Canadian Automotive Sourcing Guide is a one-stop resource to find products and information needed by industry professionals.
The APMA eNews Brief features relevant weekly news and issues affecting the Canadian automotive manufacturing and supply industry.
Lead, Reach and Connect is the source for information on key automotive intelligence, industry events, and insights into world class standards.
APMA offers a number of different mediums through which companies can advertise or otherwise promote themselves.
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The Association was founded in 1952 and its members account for 90% of independent parts production in Canada. In 2017, automotive parts shipments were over $35 Billion and the industry employment level was over 96,000 people.
The Association’s fundamental objective is to promote the original equipment (O.E.) automotive supply manufacturing industry both domestically and internationally. The Association provides important representation to both Federal and Provincial Governments, supports regional government initiatives and creates and executes global marketing initiatives in order to develop trade and business opportunities for the membership. In addition to advocacy, the APMA also provides its members business development solutions as well as guidance and assistance on modernizing their operations to suite the needs of Industry 4.0.
APMA members participate in the Association’s affairs through Committees such as: Marketing & Strategic Initiatives, Human Resource Development, Environment & Health and Safety, Innovation & Technology and Annual Conference, as well as, Ad Hoc Committees dealing with specific issues as they arise. Members also participate on trade and procurement missions to Asia, Europe, and North America; attend conferences; regional meetings and specific issue workshops and seminars.
The APMA has working agreements with our counterparts in Brazil, Europe, India, Japan, Mexico, China, and the United States. These agreements have been formed to promote an exchange of market information and to create strategic alliances to strengthen Canada’s position in the global automotive industry.
The association obtains its direction through an 18 member Board of Directors who are leaders in the industry. New members are elected to the Board annually by the membership to provide a continuous focus on the interests of the membership in particular and on the industry in general.
The APMA has a full time staff compliment of 6 associates to serve you. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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