Xiris makes machine vision technology from its plant in Burlington Ont.Click image to enlargeBurlington, Ont-based machine vision technology manufacturer Xiris is the latest company to be added to the roster of Ontario Made Program manufacturers.

All companies on the list are certified by Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) in collaboration with the Ontario Government.

The Ontario Made initiative is a program led by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters in partnership with the Ontario provincial government as a way to support and promote local manufacturing and boost the Ontario manufacturing value chain.

The free program offers a digital branded logo to be used on products and marketing materials to help Ontarians easily identify which products their neighbours built so they can make informed buying decisions.

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