Mechanical Engineering Links

Professional Organizations - Technology and Engineering

  • ASTTBC  Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of British Columbia

  • CCTT  Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists is the national body representing applied science and engineering technicians and technologists in Canada. It assists in the development of standards used across the country and represents members both nationally and internationally.

  • APEGBC  Association of Professional Engineers and Geologists of British Columbia

  • Engineers Canada

  • EIC  The Engineering Institute of Canada

Design - Mechanical, Electro-mechanical, Fluids, and Thermal

  • ASME  American Society of Mechanical Engineers

  • SAE  Society of Automotive Engineers

  • efunda  Engineering Fundamentals online resource

  • SDIBC  Steel Detailers Institute of BC


  • Autodesk  AutoCAD and Inventor software

  • Mastercam  CAD/CAM software for CNC machine programming 

  • PTC  Creo 3-D product design software

  • Solidworks


  • Aluminum Association

  • ACMA  American Composites Manufacturers Association

  • AISI  American Iron and Steel Institute

  • ASM  The Materials Information Society 

  • ASTM  American Society for Testing and Materials

  • CPIA  Canadian Plastics Industry Association

  • NACE  National Association of Corrosion Engineers

  • SSPC  Society for Protective Coatings


  • AME  Association of Manufacturing Excellence

  • AWS  American Welding Society

  • CME  Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters - Lean Manufacturing 

  • SME  Society of Manufacturing Engineers 

  • PCI  Powder Coating Institute

Automation - Hydraulics & Pneumatics, and Robotics

  • Automation Studio  Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Mechatronics software 

  • NFPA  National Fluid Power Association

Management and Quality

  • ASQ  American Society for Quality

  • BQF  British Quality Foundation

  • ISO  International Standards Organization 

  • PMI  Project Management Institute

  • QCA  Quality Council of Alberta

HVAC - Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning

  • ASHRAE  American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers

  • CHES  Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society

Environment and Sustainability

  • CPRA  Canadian Polystyrene Recycling Association

  • RCBC  Recycling Council of BC

  • UDI  Urban Development Institute - Pacific Region

Safety and Standards


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