ABOUT THE CANADIAN SHIELD

Mission

The Canadian Shield is on a mission to build a sustainable future for medical device manufacturing in North America in order to achieve safety and security for our country.

Vision

The Canadian Shield envisions a future where Canada is a global leader of medical device manufacturing, product sustainability and innovation.

Our values

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INNOVATION

At The Canadian Shield we believe that innovation and continuous-improvement are the drivers of success for our customers. Our team is dedicated to creating the best possible solutions that are at the cutting edge of medical device innovation.

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SUSTAINABILITY

By centralizing our supply chain and actively minimizing waste in our manufacturing processes, we’re taking daily steps in reducing our carbon footprint and environmental impact on the planet.

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SOCIAL IMPACT

From the creation of meaningful Canadian jobs with living-wages, to hundreds of thousands of units of PPE donated globally, we believe in the importance of giving back to the communities and world in which we live.

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OUR PRODUCTION CAPACITY

Not only are we one of the largest PPE manufacturers in Canada, but we’re also one of the largest in the world — and continuing to grow. Our facility in Ontario, Canada produces millions of units of high quality PPE each and every week.

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COST COMPETITIVE

Our reliable, efficient supply chain and innovative production processes enable us to keep our costs low, putting our high-quality domestic product on par with foreign manufacturers.

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IN-HOUSE TESTING

The Canadian Shield is proud to have in-house testing capabilities that allow our team to perform incoming inventory control audits as well as spot tests as products come off of the line.

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WHITELABELLING

Offering strong sales and marketing support combined with clinical and manufacturing knowledge, our team is equipped to help you offer personal protective equipment that reflects your corporate identity without compromising on quality.

AWARDS

ULTIMATE COVID HERO AWARD

The Ultimate Covid Hero Award recognizes an organization that has had the most significant impact overall through the scope of its efforts, ingeuinity and challenges overcome. 

PPE - LARGE MANUFACTURER AWARD

The Personal Protective Equipment - Large Manufacturer Award recognizes the organization with more than 200 employees that made the most significant or novel impact on Canada’s PPE supply. 

RAPID BUSINESS INNOVATION AWARD

The Rapid Business Innovation Champion Award recognizes an organization that has innovatively reacted and responded to the health crisis by adapting its services or products for the wider public good.

OUR STORY

How It All Started

OUR STORY

THE CANADIAN SHIELD IN THE NEWS

GLOBE AND MAIL

From education tech to personalized protective equipment: InkSmith’s pandemic pivot

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ONTARIO MADE

The Canadian Shield Approved for Ontario Made Program to Encourage Local PPE Production

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CTV NEWS

Waterloo, Ont. face shield manufacturer donates 750K shields for teachers across Canada

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