Formula North would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of the 2017 competition. If you are interested in supporting the 2017 Formula North competition, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive details on our Sponsorship package.
Gold Level Sponsor
Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM) is a proud Tier Gold Level sponsor of the Formula North competition since 2013. In 1986, (HCM) began production with the assembly of the Honda Accord, leading the way as the first Japanese automobile manufacturer to establish a production facility in Canada. Honda opened its manufacturing plant in Canada as part of Honda’s global commitment to building vehicles close to where they are sold. Today, HCM is one of Honda’s premier manufacturing facilities in the world. The manufacturing facility has an annual capacity of 390,000 units and employs approximately 4,000 Associates. The vehicles produced at HCM are sold in Canada and exported to the United States and other export markets.
GM of Canada officially came on-board as the Gold Level sponsor of the Formula North competition in 2017. The company traces its roots in the mid 1800’s in Tyrone, Ontario. By its 30th anniversary in 1938, GM of Canada had produced a million vehicles. Today GM of Canada has the capacity to manufacture more than one million units in a single year – generating significant export earnings by shipping about 90 percent of those vehicles to the United States. It also satisfies a third of Canada’s 1.2 million unit market, the ninth largest automobile market in the world.
Silver Level Sponsor
Magna International has been a proud sponsor of the Formula North competition since its inception in 2012. The company is one of the most diversified automotive suppliers in the world. They design, develop and manufacture automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineer and assemble complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and light trucks in our three geographic segments – North America, Europe, and Rest of World (primarily Asia, South America and Africa).
The SAE Central Ontario Section (SAE COS) is one of the primary chapters to champion the Formula North competition since the efforts began in 2010. It is a volunteer chapter representing SAE International (formerly known as the Society of Automotive Engineers), which is a global body of 128,000 scientists, engineers, and practitioners that advances self-propelled vehicle and system knowledge in a neutral forum for the benefit of society. The section hosts plant tours, conferences and lectureships and student competitions in order to promote and develop engineering skills and mentorship amongst their membership.
The Institute of Mechanical Engineers Central Canada Branch (IMechE-CCB) joined onboard as a sponsor of the Formula North competition since 2013. It is one of the international branches of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the United Kingdom’s qualifying body for mechanical engineers. The Branch represents over 400 members in the provinces of Ontario and Manitoba working in industries ranging from pulp and paper, metals mining and refining to automobile manufacture, aircraft and engine manufacture, nuclear power, and space exploration.
Oetiker officially joined the Formula North sponsorship panel in 2017. The company is a global provider of first class connecting solutions for vehicles and mobility is the central pillar of our business. With over 70 years of worldwide experience, we design, test and deliver high quality connections that are simpler, smarter and stronger than ever before. Oetiker is helping vehicle manufacturers and suppliers all over the globe to build the best connected drivetrain, powertrain, exhaust, and airbag systems and many other mission-critical key applications. We cordially invite you to visit us during the 2017 Formula North event; we are looking for talented individuals that will help us continue along our path of success in the vehicular industry.
Altair Engineering Canada joined on-board of the Formula North sponsorship panel in 2017. The company markets and sells the “HyperWorks” suite of computer-aided engineering (CAE) simulation software solutions that allows businesses to create superior, market-leading products efficiently and cost effectively.
Altair Engineering Canada is also part of Altair’s global, multi-disciplinary product development consultancy of more than 400 designers, engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers. Altair ProductDesign emphasizes a user-centered, team-based design approach, and utilizes proprietary simulation and optimization technologies to help clients bring innovative, profitable products to market faster.
Official Communications Sponsor
Point-To-Point Communications (PTP) as the Official Communication Sponsor of the Formula North competition since 2016. Point-to-Point is a full-service broadband access provider, delivering powerful, reliable Internet connectivity solutions, service and support to homes and businesses across central Ontario. PTP was founded in 2002 to provide rural and remote businesses and individuals with high speed Internet. Since then we have evolved into a leading-edge, full service fixed wireless internet service provider (WISP) providing commercial, residential and government solutions.
Bronze Level Sponsor
Advanced Test & Automation Inc. (ATA) joined onboard as a sponsor of the Formula North event since its inception in 2012. ATA is an engineering services company with a mission to transform ideas into reliable products through rotational know-how, test process and equipment design, proprietary sensors and integrated systems. Their goal is to reduce risk and overall cost, through development and integration of embedded sensors in custom systems. Turning Ideas into Reliable products.
The IET Toronto Network has been a sponsor of the Formula North competition since 2014. Founded 140 years ago, the IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries, with active networks of members in 37 countries. To support its worldwide membership it has offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
Motorsport Marshalling Services, a member club of Canadian Automobile Sport Clubs – Ontario Region (CASC), has been training and organizing marshalling services for amateur and professional motorsport events since 1978. Most of their contracted events take place on the main road course at Mosport International Raceway, a 4 kilometer road-racing course located about one hour’s drive north-east of Toronto Ontario. They also organize marshals for each summer’s IndyCar street race in Toronto.
The Canadian Automobile Sports Club – Ontario Region is Ontario’s governing body of automobile sport, and is comprised of over 30 automobile and sport enthusiast clubs within Ontario. The organization sets rules and regulations for four divisions, Road Racing, Time Attack, Autoslalom and Ice Racing and administers provincial championships in each. Affiliated member clubs organize championship and club-level events in these divisions as well as Lapping Days, Rallies, and other motorsport activities. In addition corner marshals, timers, and safety personnel at many events in Ontario such as the Honda Indy Toronto and the Mosport Grand Prix ALMS are members of our clubs.
Liberty Tire Recycling has been supporting the Formula North competition with recycled tire barriers since the event’s inception 2012. The company is the premier provider of tire recycling services in the United States. By reclaiming more than 33 percent of the nation’s discarded tires, Liberty Tire annually transforms more than 110 million tires into raw materials for smart, sustainable products that improve people’s lives. With innovative tools, technologies and processes, Liberty Tire is a revolutionary American conservation enterprise – from coast to coast, and from whole tire to end product. The company’s commitment to finding new and better ways to RECLAIM, RECYCLE and REUSE bridges the sustainability goals of scrap tire generators nationwide with those of local scrap rubber consumers.