Industry Update

Manufacturing growth in Canada sees 6th consecutive monthly rise

April 4, 2017

Canada's manufacturing industry continues to perform well with March marking the sixth consecutive month in which production and new orders picked up, while employment hit its highest level in close to five years, according to data from the Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI).

Read more: Canadian manufacturing rises: 6th month of consecutive growth

Honda Canada Civic 2017

April 3, 2017

2017 Toyota Corolla SE

Automotive industry sales continue to stay strong with recent sales reports from Honda Canada, Toyota Canaa and Subaru Canada. Honda Canada set an all time monthly record in March, while Toyota Canada's sales for made-in-Canada vehicles remained strong and Subaru Canada saw its best ever March sales.

Read more: Honda, Toyota, Subaru hit record auto sales in Canada

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky CH-53K helicopter

April 3, 2017

Canada's aerospace and defence sectors are important contributors to the Canadiane economy and the Federal government has invested tens of millions of dollars in businesses working in these sectors to help spur growth and create jobs. As part of the spinoff activity from these investments via the government's Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy, Lockheed Martin's is investing $10 million in Mannarino Systems and Software.

Read more: Lockheed Martin invests $10 M in Montreal supplier

Autonomous cars image NVIDIA

March 31, 2017

AI image You Tube

Two of Canada's major manufacturers, Ford and Magna, are investing millions of dollars in advanced research and development for connected vheicles and services and artificial intellingence.

Read more: Ford, Magna investing big in advanced R&D

Federal Budget 2017: Minister of Finance Bill Morneau presents the budget in th House of Commons on March 22, 2017

March 23, 2017

Anyone looking for specific support for manufacturing in the 2017 Federal Government's Budget will be disappointed. Indeed, there is little mention of manufacturing.

Read more: Federal Budget 2017: A Lackluster Budget with Some Promise

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd.

March 10, 2017

Best Managed Companies

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., has achieved the Gold Standad winner status of the Best Managed Companies program. It retained its status after becoming the winner in 2013.

Read more: CenterLine Best Managed Company-again

Government of Canada invests up to $7 million in electric vehicles

March 10, 2017

The Canadian government was to expand the number of zero emission vehicles in Canada and it's investing up to $7 million to develop advanced electric vehicle charging stations across the country.

Read more: Canadian government invests $7 M in electric vehicles

Samuel Son & Co.'s Canadian location

March 7, 2017

Samual Son and Co. Ltd. is moving into the metal additive manufacturing business with its plan to purchase Burloak Technologies, based in Dundas, ON.

Read more: Samuel Son and Co. purchases metal additive firm

Latest figures show Canada's economic performance strongest in two years

March 1, 2017

Canada's economic performance has hit a new high with the latest figures indicating that manufacturing performance is the strongest since 2014.

Read more: Canadian manufacturing sees strongest performance since 2014

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