Industry Update

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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Employment growth, Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey for June 2019

July 9, 2019

Employment increases and sustained wage growth marked the first half of 2019 as the Canadian economy posted the best first half since 2010.

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BYD

July 7, 2019

Chinese electric vehicle builder BYD has opened a new plant in Ontario.

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Etienne Blouin

July 7, 2019

Etienne Blouin

Etienne Blouin has been promoted to head a new Environmental Systems Group at Abicor Binzel.

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Apollo Machine to receive almost half a million for 3D printing

July 3, 2019

The federal government has announced $447,480 in funding for Apollo Machine and Welding Ltd. of Edmonton AB.

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At 7.1 per cent, Toyota Canada's Lexus luxury division led the sales charge for the first half of 2019

July 3, 2019

Toyota Canada says it sold 120,368 vehicles in the first half of the year.

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China Steel receives massive provincial cash infusion

July 1, 2019

The Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines has announced an investment of $741,500 in a Sault Ste. Marie shop.

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EMEC five axis machining networking event

July 1, 2019

On July 10, EMEC Machine Tools is hosting a five-axis machining networking event at Krueger Machining Ltd. in Tecumseh, ON, near Windsor.

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Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, second from right with Irina Solovianenko, centre, Tony Carella, Vaughan councillor, second from left, and at far right Durma regional sales executive Ervin Umit

June 26, 2019

Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, second from right with Irina Solovianenko, centre, Tony Carella, Vaughan councillor, second from left, and at far right Durma regional sales executive Ervin Umit

Access Machinery has celebrated the opening of its new facility in Concord, ON.

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Opening ceremony

June 26, 2019

Schunk has announced a broad-based investment program that will see around 85 million euros (about Cdn$127 million) invested in three German facilities and one site in the US.

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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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