Humber is collaborating with DMG MORI Canada Inc. to focus on Industry 4.0 enabled 5-axis CNC technology and broaden to support outreach initiatives related to education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

This five-year partnership will make significant investments in Industry 4.0 development, along with distributing DMG MORI awards and scholarships. The company will also work with Humber to develop education to advance employment pathways and recruitment opportunities for Humber students and graduates.

“Our students and faculty will benefit from DMG MORI’s expertise and learning on their machine tooling systems, as they prepare for the highly-skilled, advanced manufacturing jobs of today and tomorrow,” says Chris Whitaker, President and CEO, Humber College.

DMG MORI will now be part of the planned Industry 4.0 consortium that Humber is forming, and their equipment and technology will be featured in The Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation (Barrett CTI), the college’s hub for bringing industry and education together. 

“Through this and other industry and community partnerships, Humber is building a network of Centres of Innovation that are bringing together people, ideas and technology to solve real-world business challenges,” adds Whitaker.

The partnership will create opportunities to work with students, faculty and other industry leaders to make Canadian manufacturing competitive in the global market.

“DMG MORI approaches innovation through co-operation. We know that the specialized world of machine tools has globalized and we need to work together with industry and education partners to identify new ways to improve productivity,” says Daniel Medrea, Managing Director, DMG MORI Canada.

More information about how the Barrett CTI will create new solutions to the technological and innovative challenges facing Canada’s manufacturing industry can be found here.