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The CWB Association has launched a new web site and members’ portal offering new and improved membership options and resources.

Through the portal, members can access online publications, research papers, educational resources, industry news, market insights, industry support, informational videos, information about events and more.
The new web site can be accessed here.

Canadian employment continues to climb: Stats Can

Canadian employment rose for the second consecutive month, up 43,000 in October, pushing the unemployment rate down to 0.3 percentage points to 6.5 per cent, the lowest rate since November 2008, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada.

TRUMPF bolsters its metal additive business

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CanWeld 2016 celebrates industry contributors

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FedDev Ontario pumps $7.8M into 3 York region manufacturers

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Trump tariffs still an issue despite new NAFTA

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British Columbia flooding impact on manufacturing revealed

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Delcam adds application engineers to team

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Trained to weld

by Mary Scianna

Training can propel a career in welding

Get Real

By Kip Hanson

Schools use virtual reality training to develop welding competence in less time with lower costs

The Problem: Training welders is costly and time consuming

The Solution: A virtual reality welding system

Pulsed MIG Welding Aluminum and Stainless Steel

by Kodi Welch

Tips to help shops optimize results

Ontario trade mission to China secures $1 B+

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LVD replaces Strippit brand name

Belgian sheet metal processing technology manufacturer LVD Group has changed the name of its North American-focused LVD Strippit brand.

LVD buys Compac

LVD Co. has acquired automation solutions provider Compac S.r.l. of Urbino, Italy.

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