Industry Update

Canadian SMEs invited to submit AI and Industry 4.0 applications

October 16, 2019

The Canadian Trade Commissioner has issued a call for applications from small and midsized manufacturers who want to participate in an Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0 R&D program.

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Nova’s new LFSe+ fully electric bus. Photo: CNW Group/Nova Bus

October 16, 2019

Nova Bus has launched the LFSe+, its newest fully electric bus.

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Georg Maerz, vice president of Zoller Inc., presents “The Zoller Experience"

October 15, 2019

Zoller Inc. hosted its annual Zollerfest open house on October 2nd and 3rd at its North American headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI.

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CWB Welding Foundation asses its impact over the last five years, and the challenges that lie ahead

October 14, 2019

Five years after it was founded, the CWB Welding Foundation has released “The First Five Years,” a report that charts the impact the foundation has had on the industry.

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Photo: Elections Canada

October 14, 2019

With the 2019 federal election only days away, where do the parties stand on issues that matter to industry – and to your business?

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Getting Digital

October 9, 2019

In the latest issue of Shop Metalworking Technology, three industry experts offer insight on our brave new manufacturing world.

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Global Competitiveness Report 2019

October 9, 2019

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released its 2019 Global Competitiveness Report, and the news isn’t good for Canada and the U.S.

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Jean Charest speaking at CMTS 2019

October 5, 2019

Despite the hovering economic challenges, thousands of manufacturers attended the 2019 Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), which took place September 30 to October 3 at the International Centre in Mississauga, ON. 

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Canadian dollar likely to strengthen, says new Reuters poll

October 5, 2019

A new poll by Reuters predicts that the Canadian dollar will gain ground against its U.S. counterpart over the coming year.

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CWB 10th annual conference

October 4, 2019

The CWB Group is hosting its tenth annual CanWeld Conference at the Halifax Convention Centre October 9-10, 2019.

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Mazak DISCOVER 2019

October 2, 2019

Stemming from its various collaborations geared toward the advancement of manufacturing technologies and strategies, Mazak will welcome several of the manufacturing industry’s leading minds as keynote speakers at its upcoming Discover 2019 event.

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Manufacturing expansion picks up

October 2, 2019

In September, Canadian manufacturing activity expanded at the fastest pace in seven months as new orders and production picked up.

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Small business not prepared for cyber breaches

September 25, 2019

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has released polling data on the state of cyber security in Canadian small businesses.

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Jim Balsillie (left) and Jean Charest

September 25, 2019

Former Research In Motion chair Jim Balsillie and former Québec premier Jean Charest will highlight some of the most challenging issues facing Canadian manufacturers in their keynote addresses at the upcoming Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) 2019.

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Drone Delivery Canada to make its first deliveries in Ontario

September 18, 2019

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC), a newly launched Canadian company that delivers goods by aerial drone, has announced its first commercial client.

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The F-35 is one fighter jet that could be coming to a new manufacturing plant on BC's Lower Mainland

September 18, 2019

Abbottsford B.C. could be the site for a major new aerospace manufacturing plant.

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Family owned businesses backbone of economy, study says

September 11, 2019

A new study by the Conference Board of Canada and the Family Enterprise Xchange Foundation says that Canada’s family-owned businesses are the backbone of the national economy.

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BNN Bloomberg on the federal election call: which issues matter most?

September 11, 2019

With the federal election just announced for October 21, BNN Bloomberg has conducted an informal poll to find out which issues matter most to Canadian voters.

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CED funding recipient Groupe Somac specializes in aluminum shelters

September 8, 2019

The Government of Canada is providing three Greater Montréal companies with a total of more than $1.9 million to acquire machinery and improve productivity.

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Federal funding will help Unifab to acquire, install and commission an automated processing system.

September 8, 2019

The federal government has announced an investment of more than $4.9 million to help ten BC steel and aluminum companies diversify products, improve productivity and reduce costs.

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