Mundial Group's Metal Bernard fabricating facility in Quebec

May 9, 2016

Two Quebec-based manufacturers and an investment firm have formed a group to acquire a US Tier 2 automotive parts manufacturer.

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February 26, 2013

Manufacturers report an intended increase of 2.4%, $20.9 B

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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.

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December 17, 2013

Canadian manufacturing sales continued to climb in October, yet another sign that the economy is gaining steam and will continue to grow in 2014.

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Hypertherm's "Spark Something Great" contest winners were award with the company's Plasma Cutting Technology educational kit, as well as plasma cutting equipment

June 27, 2016

Two Canadian schools are among the winners of an educational grant from a 2016 Hypertherm contest, "Spark Something Great."

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SteelDay is September 16

August 17, 2016

On September 16, steel product manufacturers will be able to celebrate what they do by opening their doors to the public. SteelDay is an interactive and networking event created by The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction.

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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.

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Allan Powers is technical specialist with Hougen Manufacturing Inc.

July 28, 2015

There is more than one type of annular cutter for different alloys

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Chris Morse is the new president at WILA USA

January 22, 2018

Chris Morse has been named president of Wila USA. He succeeds Gunter Glocker, who lead the compay since its founding in 1999. 

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Cincinnati Inc expands in Canada, hires Alejandro Chavez as regional sales engineer

January 18, 2016

Cincinnati Inc. has launched factory direct sales in Canada, appointing Alejandro Chavez as regional sales engineer for all Canadian provinces except BC, which is covered by a direct sales representative in Seattle, WA.

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CMTS show

August 30, 2017

SME Canada, the organizer of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) wants to bring attendees an innovative experience like no other in the industry.

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Linda Hasenfratz, CEO of Linamar, CMTS 2015 keynote speaker

September 25, 2015


Canadian manufacturers can compete and win on a global scale if they devote themselves to innovation in their products and processes, and efficiency in their operations. That’s the message from the keynote speaker at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) Linda Hasenfratz, CEO Linamar Corp.

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CN Rail

February 9, 2017

CN plans to spend $2.5 billion in 2017 to improve its core infrastructure, which includes replacement of 2.2 million rail ties, installation of more than 966 km (600 miles) of new rail, and work in bridges, branch line upgrades and other general track maintenance.

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Koike Aronson Mastergraph metal cutting machine

January 8, 2016

Koike Aronson's Mastergraph EX2 metal cutting machine is manufactured in the US and designed to work in challenging environments. The Mastergraph EX2 can be fully customized to fit production needs and increase your productivity. Multiple plasma stations, oxy-fuel stations, oxy-fuel stations, marking options, as well as, full contour plasma beveling, which is controlled through a very easy to use operator interface.

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October 12, 2011

Taking civil aircraft, military, missiles, space, and numerous related products and services into account, the global aerospace and defense industry represents hundreds of billions of dollars in annual sales.

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Bernardo Mendez is senior product manager at Yaskawa Innovation Inc.

April 29, 2018

by Bernardo Mendez 

Manufacturing is at a turning point. Is “distributed manufacturing” the way forward?

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The SpaceMaster coil handling system in Nahanni Steel Product's facility has opened up opportunities with new customers and new product lines, says the company's general manager, Sebastijan Zupanec.

June 1, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Up-to-date coil handling means doing more without expanding the footprint

The Problem: Add new coil handling capabilities within the existing space

The Solution: An automated coil handler with a compact footprint

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December 5, 2017

An interview with Phil Crowther, global product manager, Small Robots, ABB Inc.

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Conestoga College launches Centre for Smart Manufacturing

March 4, 2015

Conestoga College officially launched its new Centre for Smart Manufacturing located at the Cambridge, ON, campus of the college's Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.

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by Sylvain Robidoux

October 14, 2014

by Sylvain Robidoux

Implement common line cutting/nesting to improve fabricating efficiencies

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