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 Canadian automotive supply sector can be segmented into several categories: large Canadian Tier 1s, Canadian subsidiaries of large international Tier 1s, medium-sized Canadian suppliers with multiple footprints and small Canadian suppliers with single footprints. Since 2015, the APMA position on the original TPP has been that the large Canadian Tier1s would be unaffected in a material sense by the reduction of tariffs, and that they may benefit from potential access to new markets. However the small and medium sized firms, which represented more than half of the 96,000 jobs in our industry, need to be protected from a proposed dramatic shift in sourcing dynamics to Low-cost Asian countries like China and Thailand.
After the late 2015 automotive-specific negotiations in San Francisco and Atlanta – and before we saw the final November 2015 TPP text – we remained concerned with the stance our trading partners had taken with regards to Regional Value Content and we expressed this directly to the then-Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his Trade Minister Ed Fast and the Canadian negotiating team. We were resolved to constructively support the Canadian effort in finding a balanced outcome that contributes to continued Canadian prosperity within a new Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement then and we continue to now with the new government.
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