Industry Update

Augmented reality image from Total Immersion

April 12, 2017

Some manufacturers think augumented reality (AR) has an important role to play in the future and they, in conjunction with AR partners, have released the world's first augmented reality hardware and software functional requirement guidelines to help manufacturers incorporate AR technology into their processes.

Read more: Manufacturers focus on augmented reality

Mazak launches new smart system in collaboration with Murata Machinery

April 11, 2017

Mazak launches new smart system in collaboration with Murata Machinery

Mazak has developed a new smart automation unmanned system in collaboration with Murata Machinery, the Mazatec SMS (Smart Manufacturin System).

Read more: Mazak collaborates with Muratec on smart automation

LVD's new Experience Centre in Belgium

April 5, 2017


LVD Group wants to connect its customers to leading edge, advanced fabricating technologies and it plans to do that via its new "Experience Centre (XP)" that recently opened in Belgium, global corporate headquarters for the company.

Read more: LVD opens new "Experience Centre"

Scotchman Industries celebrates its 50th anniversary

April 5, 2017

Scotchman Industries Inc. is celebrating 50 years of manufacturing metal fabricating equipment in the US.

Read more: Scotchman celebrates 50th anniversary

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

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