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McMaster University’s W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology is an innovative multi-disciplinary school within the Faculty of Engineering. The School supports regional development, growth and sustainability by helping community partners discover and adopt new and emerging practices and technologies needed to flourish in the global economy. The School engages with a variety of partners – industry, government and the not-for-profit sector – in the Greater Hamilton Area and beyond.

Learning Factory

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology’s new Learning Factory is a world-class facility that simulates the factory of the future. The facility, located in the basement of the Engineering Technology Building at McMaster University, introduces advanced manufacturing technologies to students and industry partners and provides the opportunity to work on hands-on projects to improve individual manufacturing processes.

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Quick Facts

  • McMaster University Faculty of Engineering led
  • Contains the Learning Factory 
  • Supports regional development, growth and sustainability 
  • Aids with the adoption of new and emerging practices and technology
  • Introduces advanced manufacturing technologies 
  • Provides a hub for students and community partners 
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