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2016 marked Honda Canada's third consecutive year of record annual automotive sales. The company reported that annual sales increased 5 per cent in 2016 with 186,676 sales versus the previous best annual sales of 177,506 units in 2015.

"2016 was very rewarding for Honda Canada, as we continue to add more Canadian customers to the Honda family each year. We intend to build on our success by remaining focused on delivering a complete line-up of quality and value-oriented vehicles to a wide variety of Canadians," says Dave Gardner, senior vice president of operations, Honda Canada Inc. "As our loyal customers are a key pillar of our success, we'd like to thank the thousands of Canadians who supported Honda and Acura this past year."

"Honda also celebrated the hard work and dedication of generations of manufacturing associates in 2016, as Honda of Canada Mfg. celebrated its 30th anniversary of automobile production in Canada in November. We are extremely proud to say that more than 53 percent of Honda vehicles sold in Canada in 2016 were built by Canadians, for Canadians at Honda's manufacturing facility in Alliston, Ontario," adds Gardner.

Brace for more supply chain disruptions due to Ukraine crisis: EDC

Although financial markets, numbed by episode after episode of the “unprecedented” during the pandemic, remain relatively composed about the economic impact from the invasion of Ukraine, the conflict threatens to exacerbate ongoing supply chain disruptions, warns Export Development Canada (EDC).

Metal forming and fabricating in Italy


Salvagnini opens its Sarego, Italy doors to Canadian manufacturers

Several Canadian manufacturers recently had an opportunity to tour the facility of Italian metal fabricating equipment manufacturer Salvagnini during their visit to BI-MU, the country's largest trade show for machine tools.

Auto parts makers respond to tariffs, NAFTA uncertainty

A recent Globe and Mail report (“Location, location, Michigan: Canadian auto-parts maker develops tech near Detroit”) explores the motives behind one auto parts supplier in consolidating some of its operations in the US.

Magalie Jackson appointed cluster manager, Canada, at Sandvik Coromant

Magalie Jackson officially commenced her new role as cluster manager of Sandvik Coromant Canada as of April 1, 2022.

BLM Group announces new sales manager for Eastern Canada

Tube and flat sheet processing solutions manufacturer BLM Group USA has appointed Paul Maietta as regional sales manager for Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Ontario Skills Competition 2015 winners

The 2015 Ontario Technological Skills Competiton took place May 4-6 and the results are in.

Leadership changes at Elliott Matsuura

Elliott Matsuura Canada has undergone management changes, effective January 1, 2019.

Stelco National Steel Sponsor for Mind Over Metal camps

 

Stelco has announced that it is the National Steel Sponsor for over 80 CWB Welding Foundation Mind Over Metal (MOM) camps that will run throughout Canada in 2018/19.

Mazak pushes digital manufacturing envelope

Mazak has a vision for the future of manufacturing that embraces the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and that vision was clearly evident at Discover 2015, an annual multi-day event held at the company's sprawling 800,000 sq ft headquarters and North American manufacturing operations in Florence, KY.

$1.7 M+ for manufacturing innovation in Quebec

The Federal government, via the Canada Economic Development for the Quebec Regions (CED), is investing more than $1.7 million in five Quebec manufacturing companies.

Burloak, Teckna gain first ever Boeing additive approvals

Burlington Ont.’s Burloak Technologies Inc. has become the world's first additive manufacturer to be approved to manufacture metal parts to Boeing’s specifications. 

$54.4 B record high for April 2017 manufacturing stats

Manufacturing sales rolse 1.1 per cent to a record high of $54.4 billion in April. The icrease was due mainly to higher sales in the petroleum and coal product, and primary metal industries, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada.

NAFTA uncertainty rattles Canadian automotive sector

Canada’s automotive industry is anxious about details to emerge from current NAFTA negotiations, despite the recent agreement between the US and Mexico on revisions to the deal.

Ottawa invests $20 M in Ontario steelmaker upgrades

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.

Mark Cadogan joins Renishaw Canada as machine tool product business manager

Effective January 2019, Mark Cadogan is joining Renishaw (Canada) Limited as machine tool product business manager. Mark has long experience in manufacturing, specifically in CAD/CAM. Although based in Windsor, Mark will be responsible for managing the Renishaw machine tool probing business throughout the whole country.

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