The whole of the team’s financial income comes from donations and sponsorship support, WatSub values its sponsors and strives to build strong and long lasting relationships that benefit both the team and the sponsor.
Our sponsors support us with tools, resources, reduced products prices, financial donations, technical advising, and team work to reach our goal. If you are interested in becoming a WatSub sponsor, please contact us to discuss further details and start a great partnership. (Donation receipts are also available, we accept both entities and individuals).
Our current sponsors, as of May 2017: Thank you for your support!
Agile Manufacturing Inc.: 3D Printer parts, from polymers to titanium, and high-end finishes. Read more.
ATS Automation: ATS is a world leader in the design and build of automated manufacturing equipment. We leverage highly specialized multi-sector manufacturing knowledge to deliver an extensive range of solutions starting at the R&D phase through to full turnkey factory automation. Read more.
BMT Fleet Technology: BMT Fleet Technology is an independent consultancy specializing in engineering, science and management services in the defence, energy and transport sectors. Read more.
Cimetrix: 3D Printer parts, from polymers to titanium, and high-end finishes. Read more.
General Sealants, Inc.: Provider of high quality sealant tapes for composite manufacturing processes. Read more.
Global Tooling Inc: For all the mold CNCing needs of the team, did a great job on the hull’s mold! Read more.
Groundhog Divers: Our favourite diving shop in the Kitchener-Waterloo region! A family run shop with over 30 years of excellence experience and counting. Read more.
Maplesoft: Advanced simulation software, and strong financial supporter of the team. Read more.
Mares: Provider of top quality SCUBA gear through Groundhog Divers. Read more.
Metal Supermarkets: Main supplier of raw metals for the team. Read more.
SKF Group: SKF Group is the leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. The SKF Life Cycle Management approach applies SKF’s expertise in a wide range of technical areas to help customers, both OEMs and the aftermarket, optimize machine productivity and efficiency. Read more.
Solidworks: A very powerful CAD tool from Dassault Systèmes, used in the design of every of our components. Read more.
Scuba Schools International: For more than 45 years, SSI has provided training, scuba diving certification, and educational resources for divers, dive instructors, dive centers and resorts around the world. Started in 1970, SSI has expanded to include more than 30 Service Centers, is represented in more than 110 countries with over 2,800 International locations, and has materials printed in more than 30 languages. SSI is the name to trust in the diving world, and we attribute that success to our uncompromising standards and focused methodology. Read more.
TeXtreme: Sweden based, industry leader in composites. Provides the team with cutting-edge technology materials to maximize performance all around the submarine. Read more.
University of Waterloo Engineering Society: Better known as EngSoc, and known for making great things happen! Our largest financial contributor to date. Read more.
UW MME Department: The Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering department, home to the team, and strong financial supporter. Read more.
Versatile Spray Painting: The knowledgeable management team has over a combined 70 years of experience in the field of electronic, communications, medical and military spray painting, powder painting and custom silk screening which translates into first class service. Read more.
WEEF: The Waterloo Engineering Endowment Foundation. Read more.
Westex Coatings: Corrosion-resistant coatings for metal components. Read more.
2G Robotics: A once University of Waterloo startup, now industry leader of underwater robotics. Read more.