Parts Procurement

To avoid delays and brokerage fees for items bought from out of the country, do NOT order through the U.S.-based McMaster-Carr site if at all possible!  This applies to other companies as well. There are other viable vendors that deliver for free once or twice per week to campus. These are:

   This company has a Canada-friendly policy and they offer a discount to UBC projects.



Type of support provided

Aurora Bearings

Automotive teams. Wire transfer prior to shipment

Half the order Bearings and rods at lowest cost, the other half provided free

Soller Composites



Misumi USA

Registration with UBC student Email


SolidWorks SEK

UBC Student Team

Free SolidWorks Student, SolidWorks Electrical licenses for team members

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