Industrial Committee


To provide a forum for local industry to explore and find solutions to, the challenges at hand in the industrial manufacturing community.

Aims and Objectives

  • To address challenges facing the local industrial and manufacturing community, which might include new legislation, business, safety issues and others
  • To address issues relating to improving competitiveness of industrial businesses, including workforce, supply chain, and the cost of doing business
  • To provide input to the educational institutions of the training needs for industry
  • To work with government agencies focused on introducing innovation to the marketplace via incentive programs
  • To provide input to the Workplace Development Committee and the Advocacy Committee on topics relating to the manufacturing industry in Guelph

Committee Structure

A GCC member that is approved and appointed by the Executive Committee, for a one-year term commencing July 1st, will chair the Industrial Committee.  The Industrial Committee shall consist of 8 to 15 members, and the term of the industrial committee members is two years.  A vice-chair will serve on the committee as the Committee Chairperson Elect, and will be selected from past committee members. 

Name Company/Affiliation
Scott Watson - Chair Blount Canada Ltd.
Gino Armellini PowerCor Mfg. - div. Linamar Corporation
Christopher Beckett University of Guelph.
George Brattan Integrated Metal Products
Irving Guerrero Hematite Manufacturing
David Gray Polycon Industries
David Jones McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Kim Kataja Guelph Chamber of Commerce
Tom Lokody EMD Integration
Kazi Marouf Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc.
Kithio Mwanzia Guelph Chamber of Commerce
Colleen Myronyle University of Guelph.
Stephen Speers Conestoga College
Rick Standish PDI Polymer Distribution Inc.
Martin Stocker Metalumen Manufacturing Inc.
Mark Stoddart Linamar

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