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Going places: Aerospace Manufacturing

by Andrew Brooks

Opportunities in Canada’s aerospace market

Ford kicks off Ontario production, hires 400 people

Ford Motor Company has kicked off the official start of production of its new 2015 Ford Edge, that will be built at the company's Oakville, ON, facility. To support the production, the company has hired 400 employees to supplement the 1,000 people it hired last year.

McGill University launches the Sustainable Growth Initiative

Montreal’s McGill University has launched the Sustainable Growth Initiative (SGI), a new hub anchored at the Desautels Faculty of Management dedicated to providing businesses, including manufacturers, with solutions for building a more sustainable economy.

Five on the Side

by Kip Hanson

Considering a five axis machining centre? The choice between horizontal and vertical isn’t as clear cut as it once was

Chinese manufacturer opens electric bus plant in Ontario

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

Space-saving side load pallet changer for fiber laser

Cy-Laser's CY2D S3015 fiber laser cutting machine is designed with a space-saving side load pallet changer for shops with limited floor space.

The power of one

by Tim Wilson

The Problem: Build footprint to capture bigger deals in injection mould market

The Solution: Merge two competitors to go after niche global opportunities

Ontario injection mould businesses merge to create stronger company

EMEC Machine Tools showcases technologies at open house

EMEC Machine Tools held a two-day open house May 1 and 2 at its Mississauga, ON, facility to showcase multiple machines under power, including the Genos M460V-5AX equipped with Esprit CAM software for five axis machining.

FIELD NOTES: Miltera Machining Research Corp.

Product: HPM 450U
Supplier: GF Machining Solutions
End User: Miltera Machining Research Corp.

AEROMART Montréal 2021 goes hybrid

AEROMART Montréal 2021, a leading suppliers forum for the aeronautics and space industry, takes place at the Montréal Palais des Congrès October 26-28.

CWB extends welding certificates amid lockdown

Good news: if your welding certification is set to expire during the COVID-19 lockdown, there’s a good chance you will be granted an extension, and so will your consumables.

Fed's COVID-19 aid to help small businesses

Canada’s Federal government has enacted an unprecedented support package to support people and companies over the next few months.

Significant GO Rail expansion spells opportunity for metalworking

Ontario’s plans to modernize its GO rail network is certain to create business opportunities for Canadian metalworking shops.

UAW joins Canada autoworkers’ call to boycott GM cars made in Mexico

The United Auto Workers has joined autoworkers’ union Unifor in calling on General Motors to keep North American plants running.

Industry’s triple cost whammy not relenting

North American engineering and construction costs rose for the fourteenth consecutive month  in December,  according to a report released today by IHS Markit and the Procurement Executive Group. North American economies continue to face the triple whammy of surging material, shipping and labor costs.

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