Industry Update

EMEC and Krueger Machining holds five axis machining event

June 25, 2019

EMEC Machine Tools and Krueger Machining is hosting an advanced five axis machining networking event in Tecumseh, ON, in the Windsor area on July 10th.

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Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft

June 19, 2019

The Federal Government of Canada is investing $49 billion in aerospace innovation to support competitiveness in the sector.

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Women in welding

June 19, 2019

The CWB Welding Foundation has launched a welding program for women with support from the Government of Canada's Skilled Trades Awareness and Readiness Program.

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Héroux-Devtek acquires Alta Précision

June 12, 2019

Landing gear manufacturer Héroux-Devtek Inc. has concluded the acquisition of all the outstanding shares of Montréal-based Alta Précision Inc., a manufacturer of high-precision landing gear components.

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Eclipse Automation

June 12, 2019

Eclipse Automation has purchased custom automation equipment manufacturer D&D Automation of Stratford, ON.

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UA Canada adopts CWBi Acorn

June 10, 2019

In a new partnership, UA Canada is adopting CWBi Acorn as a training tool for its welder members.

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The 2019 Skills Canada National Competition

June 9, 2019

Skills/Compétences Canada announced the final medal results of the 2019 Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) on May 30.

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CCGS Amundsen

June 9, 2019

The federal government has announced that it will be spending $15.7 billion to build 18 new Coast Guard ships.

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Funding to help legacy industries

June 5, 2019

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has launched a $250 million venture capital fund to foster innovation and digitization in legacy Canadian industries including agriculture, resource extraction and manufacturing.

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Manufacturing conditions decline in May

June 5, 2019

Despite the downturn in business conditions, manufacturers remain upbeat regarding future output, according to the latest IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). . 

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Ottawa to help skilled job seekers

May 29, 2019

The federal Ministry of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour has announced a new project to help internationally trained newcomers in Milton, ON get their foreign credentials recognized.

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Mazak expands, renovates Kentucky Spindle Rebuild Department

May 29, 2019

Mazak has announced that it is expanding and updating the Spindle Rebuild Department at its Kentucky Manufacturing Campus.

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Conestoga College gets funding for skilled trades

May 28, 2019

Conestoga College, based in Kitchener, ON, will implement and lead a welding pre-apprenticeship training program that will be delivered across the country.

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CHARGE Labs, University of Windsor

May 28, 2019

Over the past several years the automotive industry has taken a serious interest in an innovative lab at the University of Windsor that is spearheading research into electric and connected vehicles.

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Halifax hosts 25th Skills Canada National Competition

May 24, 2019

On Tuesday May 28, Skills/Compétences Canada will host the 25th Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) in Halifax.

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Lamarche will be a featured exhibitor at WMTS 2019

May 24, 2019

Lamarche Machinery Inc. has announced that it will be a featured exhibitor at the Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS). The event takes place June 4-6 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre.

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Ottawa supports Québec manufacturing growth

May 22, 2019

Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions has announced it is spending $1,540,000 to support four Québec manufacturers in the province’s Acton Vale region.

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OSG's NEO Shinshiro smart factory

May 15, 2019

OSG Corporation has announced the “OSG 4.0” smart manufacturing initiative.

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Prima Power hP4060 hydraulic press brake

May 14, 2019

The Prima Power hP4060 hydraulic press brake

Prima Power has signed an agreement with Gasparini for the distribution of products in the Gasparini range with Prima Power brand and colours.

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Titanium tubular components are positioned on the Laserdyne 430BD’s horizontally mounted rotary table. Table features a through-bore chuck to accurately locate and hold the titanium tubes for cutting to the correct angled shape.

May 14, 2019

Helix Labs Inc. of Toronto, maker of what it says is the most compact, lightest and safest folding bike available, recently decided to automate its manufacturing facilities to meet demand for cost savings, quality and consistency.

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