Industry Update

Compac's facility in Urbino, Italy

August 22, 2019

LVD Co. has acquired automation solutions provider Compac S.r.l. of Urbino, Italy.

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Nederman Canada's 30th anniversary

August 21, 2019

Nederman employees recently gathered in Mississauga ON at Nederman Canada’s headquarters to celebrate the industrial air filtration company’s 30th anniversary operating in Canada.  

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Photo: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

August 21, 2019

Six Nova Scotia steel and aluminum companies have been given federal funding totaling $2,479,501 to modernize equipment and infrastructure and adopt advanced machinery, robotics and automation.

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CMTS Focus: a machining cell revolutionizes how Exco Engineering does business

August 14, 2019

With the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) fast approaching, Shop Metalworking Technology looks back at some of the top stories about Canadian manufacturers profiled in the pages of the magazine in a periodic feature to showcase the face of manufacturing in the country.

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CCTN manufactures display products such as projection screens

August 14, 2019

The Compagnie Canadienne de tableaux noirs (CCTN), based in Saint-Constant, QC, has received $396,000 in funding through Ottawa’s Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) Steel and Aluminum Initiative announced in March 2019.

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Cherubini's Pleasant St. facility, Dartmouth NS

August 11, 2019

Cherubini Metal Works of Dartmouth, NS, is receiving $550,000 from the federal government to expand and buy new equipment for the fabrication of bridges and structural steel.

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Manitoba's Red River College will receive up to $3 million in federal funding for technology adoption and testing capabilities

August 7, 2019

The federal Minister of International Trade Diversification, Jim Carr, has announced that Ottawa will be providing $12 million in funding for a range of projects in Manitoba.

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Jon Tibbets (left) and Scott Osborne

August 6, 2019

Jon Tibbets (left) and Scott Osborne

BLM Group USA has announced the appointment of two new regional sales managers to help develop sales of the company’s laser tube cutting systems, benders and machining equipment product lines.

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Bombardier Transportation to get big investment. Photo: Bombardier

August 5, 2019

Bombardier has announced that it is investing Cdn$330-396 million this year in its train building operations.

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July manufacturing PMI

August 3, 2019

The IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) signalled another fall in production levels for the month of July, but the decline was the softest since the current downturn began in April.

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Hexagon MI coming to Toronto

July 30, 2019

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has selected the Greater Toronto Area for the site of its new Canadian headquarters in Oakville, Ontario.

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Photo: Gerdau

July 30, 2019

Ottawa has announced a $20-million investment to support an $81.2-million project that will create 108 jobs and maintain 710 more in Whitby and Cambridge, ON.

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Munish Khanna

July 29, 2019

Bystronic Canada Ltd. has added Munish Khanna to its team.

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Tenaris Prudential mill

July 28, 2019

The federal Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development has announced a $16 million investment to help Tenaris upgrade mills in Ontario and Alberta.

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Canada

July 28, 2019

The federal government has announced funding for two Lower Mainland companies as part of its Steel and Aluminum Initiative.

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Groupe Tremblay

July 24, 2019

Groupe Tremblay, an SME in the Montérégie region of Québec, has received funding of $925,925 from the federal government.

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NRC partners with Polycontrols on cold spray AM

July 24, 2019

The National Research Council of Canada has partnered with PolyControls to improve accessibility of cold spray additive manufacturing technology for manufacturers.

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Okuma and Krueger machining event

July 17, 2019

Okuma and Krueger machining event

Manufacturers in the Windsor, ON. area gained some insights into five axis machining at a machining networking event organized by EMEC Machine Tools and Krueger Machining.

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Bystronic main photo

July 17, 2019

Metal fabricators from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and as far away as Sudbury attended a Bystronic “Best Choice” learning event to hear about the economic benefits of fiber laser cutting technology.

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Ottawa backs Woodbridge R&D, Centre of Excellence. (Photo: Woodbridge)

July 10, 2019

Ottawa has announced an investment of up to $20 million in Canadian auto parts supplier Woodbridge Foam Corp.

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