April 21, 2022
LG Magna e-Powertrain, a joint venture between LG Electronics (LG) and Magna International Inc. (Magna), celebrated the groundbreaking of its new plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico this week.
July 25, 2022
Accenture is acquiring Cambridge’s Eclipse Automation, a provider of manufacturing automation and robotics systems.
April 14, 2022
Manufacturing sales increased in all provinces in February, led by Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, according to Statistics Canada’s monthly Survey of Manufacturing.
February 10, 2022
For the just-in-time based auto manufacturing supply chains, the disruption caused by the growing number of border blockades by vaccine mandate protesters is causing severe scheduling issues.
January 17, 2022
Despite the gains in manufacturing sales observed for November, supply chain issues continued to impact production in many industries key to job shops, including transportation. Moreover, floods in British Columbia further exacerbated the situation.
August 3, 2022
In the global race to reimagine the automobile for a carbon neutral future, electric vehicle car batteries will literally drive the transition.
August 9, 2022
The Canadian economy recorded no growth in May but that’s a better result than the initial estimate of a 0.2% drop. A preliminary estimate indicates that real GDP edged up 0.1% in June, according to Statistics Canada.
July 14, 2022
Soaring raw materials costs, combined with other challenges, are leaving manufacturers with no choice but to pass on some of the additional costs to consumers, says the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), and this is one of the factors driving high consumer price inflation.
March 14, 2022
The Canadian Manufacturing Coalition, a group representing Canada’s manufacturing trade associations, is urging Canadian Pacific Railway and its union to avoid a labour disruption that further fractures the country’s beleaguered supply chain.
February 2, 2022
Operating conditions in Canada’s manufacturing sector showed sharp improvement in January and continued their growth pattern, according to data released by the IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index.
August 2, 2022
Canadian manufacturers signalled another slowdown in July, with overall business conditions improving at the weakest rate for just over two years, according to the S&P Global Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index.
June 14, 2022
Canadian manufacturing sales increased for the seventh consecutive month in April, up 1.7 per cent to a record high $72.3 billion, according to data from Statistics Canada.
May 17, 2022
Manufacturing sales rose 2.5% to $70.2 billion in March, on the strength of higher pricing, particularly in the energy and metals industries.
March 15, 2022
Manufacturing sales rose for the fourth consecutive month, up 0.6% to $64.8 billion in January on higher sales in 14 of 21 industries, according to Statistics Canada data.