Resources and Supports for Manufacturers

Please contact any of these local HMA Associate Members for Employer Services & Supports.

Recruitment & Training


Conestoga Career Centre

Employer services are available for all recruitment needs from entry-level workers to seasoned professionals. Conestoga’s Career Centre has been successfully connecting job seekers and employers for over 10 years.

Four County Labour Market Planning Board

Since the launch of connect2SKILLS in 2017 by the FCLMPB it has been connecting job seekers & employers to employment and training opportunities in Bruce, Grey, Huron and Perth regions.


Partners in Employment

We see hundreds of people job searching every year. We pride ourselves in matching candidates’ skills to employer’s needs. Let us know about your employment needs.


The Centre for Employment & Learning

We offer several free programs and services to assist local employers in meeting their hiring and training needs.


Technical Training Group

Our area of specialty is technical and skilled trades training. Our programming, with its experienced, professional instructors, safe learning environment and industry standard facilities, gives residents in Perth and Huron County  access to quality in-demand training and industry access to the skilled workers they need to maintain or grow their business.

Small Business Support

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Community Futures Huron (CFH)

CFHuron has been helping entrepreneurs make their futures in Huron County since 1993. This goal is achieved by providing management counselling, business loans, and support for community projects that strengthen the local economy.

BDC of Stratford

We know business owners. We’ve been working with them for more than 75 years. We know their challenges and understand their needs. BDC want them to grow and succeed. We support small and medium-sized businesses in all industries and at every stage of growth with money and advice.


Huron County Economic Development

The County of Huron’s Economic Development department is committed to building a prosperous Huron County by working with non-profits, businesses, entrepreneurs, and other organizations to help support and shape the economy.

Manufacturing Support


Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME)

Overcoming your challenges and maximizing opportunities are at the forefront of everything we do. CME has member-driven programs and services to help you work on your business. We partner with you to strengthen your competitive advantage.


Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium

EMC offers a broad range of hands-on programs and services helping manufacturers to lower costs, access greater opportunities to compete for business and improve efficiencies in dealing with the day-to-day complexities of running a manufacturing operation.

Find More Resources through HMA GEARS

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The Huron Manufacturing Association understands the difficulties manufacturers are facing with attracting and retaining employees. Through funding from Huron County SLED – Supporting Local Economic Development, and the Ontario Job Creation Partnership the HMA launched HMA GEARS – General Employee Attraction & Retention Strategy to support manufacturers in Huron County.