Industry Update

Red River College Smart Factory rendering

August 2, 2017

Red River College (RRC) in Winnipeg, MB, is getting a $10 million investment from the Federal government for aerospace and advanced manufacturing educational programs.

Read more: $10 M for aerospace, advanced manufacturing

Roberto Nicoli new managing director for Bystronic Canada

July 27, 2017

Roberto Nicoli has been named managing director of Bystronic Canada. Nicoli has been with the company since September 2014 as director of global key account management.

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Wilson Tool new plant 1

July 26, 2017

Wilson Tool's newest manufacturing plant in Canada, a 4,366 sq m (47,000 sq ft) facility in Toronto, is one of seven production facilities the company operates around the around the globe, and it's one of two operations in Canada.

Read more: Wilson Tool celebrates new Canadian manufacturing plant

$1.5 M support for Quebec manufacturing

July 25, 2017

The Federal government, via the Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) is investing close to $1.5 million in two Quebec manufacturing companies to help supoort 225 jobs and the creation of an additional 40 jobs.

Read more: $1.5 M for Quebec manufacturing firms

Asterix  naval ship

July 21, 2017

Meet the Asterix, the first large naval ship to be built in Canada in more than 20 years. The new ship, built by Davie Shipbuilding, made its debut on July 20, 2017.

Read more: Largest naval ship built in Canada in 20 years

American Punch Co

July 20, 2017

American Punch Co. is expanding its manufacturing facility in Euclid , OH, to better service its North American customers.

Read more: American Punch expands manufacturing site

Manufacturing sales rise for 3rd consecutive month

July 20, 2017

Manufacturing continues to show signs of ongoing recovery in Canada suppored by the latest manufacturing numbers from Statistics Canada that point to a 3rd straight month of growth for manufacturing sales.

Read more: Manufacturing continues growth: 3rd consecutive month

Creaform acquires ISO/IEC accreditation

July 18, 2017

Creaform, a Levis, QC, supplier of portable 3D measurement solutions, has received the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA).

Read more: Creaform now an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited lab

Gisbert Ledvon

July 18, 2017

Gisbert Ledvon has joined Heidenhain Corp. as the TNC business development manager in North America. 

Read more: Heidenhain new hire to grow NA business

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July 18, 2017

GE Canada and Export Development Canada (EDC) are hosting a supplier day to introduce innovative and globally-minded Canadian companies into the supply chain of GE's new facility in Welland, Ontario, opening in 2018.

Read more: GE Canada, EDC hosts Canadian supplier day

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