Laser processing and surface modification facility

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Contact us

For access to our advanced scientific infrastructure or to connect with our experts in laser, surface engineering and microfabrication technologies, contact:

David Fraser, Business Advisor
Telephone: 519-430-7095

Targeted industries

Automotive, Aerospace, Tooling, Defence.


Research facility highlights

The NRC laser processing and surface modification facility is strategically located in the South Western Ontario manufacturing hub. It develops, demonstrates and implements advanced manufacturing technologies in the area of additive manufacturing as well as specialty coatings and microfabrication. Our facility is available to companies and other clients on a fee-for-services basis or for collaborative research and development projects.

Opening in April 2018: New collaborative open space for manufacturing and automotive innovation

What we offer

NRC offers your company an excellent opportunity to develop high-value products and value-adding technologies and surface functionalities using unique and advanced manufacturing processes such as laser consolidation, laser cladding, high-precision (+/-1µm) multi-axis micromachining/texturing (cutting and laser ablation), laser polishing and specialty coatings.

Working with us

Capitalizing on decades of extensive research and development, NRC experts can provide your company with a competitive advantage through access to knowledge-based technologies, worldclass expertise, and state of the art facilities. Building on our past success, we are committed to work with you to enhance performance, improve fabrication processes, and add new product functionalities.


David Fraser, Business Advisor
Telephone: 519-430-7095

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