November 28, 2014
The Canadian economy is in good stance: CNC machinery sales have increased over 2013 orders and Canada's economy has grown faster than economists forecast according to recent figures from the Canadian Machine Tool Distributors' Association (CMTDA) and Statistics Canada.
January 1, 2015
Manufacturing in Canada is far from dead and there are many examples of successful manufacturers to prove it, according to a recent National Post news story.
July 10, 2014
Canada's aerospace industry will continue to be an economic driver in the country says new report
The Canadian aerospace industry contributed 172,000 jobs and nearly $28 billion to the Canadian economy in 2013 and it's expected to continue to contribute to the country's growth in coming years according to a report from the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) in partnership with Industry Canada.
September 25, 2014
The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) has launched a new web site and resource for Canadian manufacturers for additive manufacturing.
May 20, 2015
The Canadian economy is on course for sustainable, balanced growth, following a setback caused by the drop in oil prices, but it continues to face challenges, according to Stephen S. Poloz, Bank of Canada governor, who spoke to the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce on May 19.
November 7, 2014
Canadian employment rose for the second consecutive month, up 43,000 in October, pushing the unemployment rate down to 0.3 percentage points to 6.5 per cent, the lowest rate since November 2008, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada.
December 7, 2016
July 18, 2013
Specialty grinding machinery and equipment distributor Machine Tool Systems, Toronto, ON, is getting into the additive manufacturing business with the EOS line of machines for metals and plastics. The distributor will represent EOS in Ontario and Quebec.
September 2, 2013
A Canadian manufacturer has supplied the US Navy with 2 sets of four waterjet impellers. Dominis Engineering, Gloucester, ON, is one of only a few manufacturers in the world capable of machining these large, complex rotating components, says president Bodo Gospodnetic.
November 2, 2013
The Canadian manufacturing continues to grow, hitting the highest level in 2.5 years in October, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI). The PMI is a monthy survey that serves as a gauge of manufacturing business conditions.
After adjusting for seasonal variation, the RBC PMI - a composite indicator designed to provide a single-figure snapshot of the health of the manufacturing sector - rose to its highest level in 30 months during October. At 55.6, up from 54.2 in September and above the series average of 53.3, the RBC PMI indicated a strong improvement in Canadian manufacturing operation conditions.