Haimer USA Desire KarpClick image to enlarge

Desiré Karp has joined Haimer USA as marketing coordinator. She will be the lead organizer of trade shows, trainings, and events and support marketing efforts in Canada, the USA, and Mexico. She has more than 17 years of experience in trade shows and event marketing, 12 of which were specific to the metalworking sector

Small But Mighty

Kip Hanson

Micromachining is a big business that’s only getting bigger.

Here are three keys to success in an increasingly competitive field

CWB Welding foundation receives $300K donation

The CWB Welding Foundation has received a $300,000 donation from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation in conjunction with shipbuilding and repair comapny Seaspan.

Ontario's high electrical costs to blame for manufacturing job losses: report

It will come as no surprise to anyone involved in manufacturing in Ontario, but a new Fraser Institute report confirms what many already know: high electrical costs have driven thousands of manufacturing jobs out of the province.

Case Study: Smart Investment

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cavalier acquires Mold Services Intl.

Windsor-based mould maker Cavalier Tool and Manufacturing Ltd. has acquired Mold Services Intl. (MSI), which makes single material plastic injection molds and SMC compression molds in a facility in Oldcastle, Ont., just outside of Windsor.

Brian Donnelly named president of Ferro Techqiue

Brian Donnelly has been named president of Ferro Technique Ltd., effective January 1, 2015.

GE Canada, EDC hosts Canadian supplier day

GE Canada and Export Development Canada (EDC) are hosting a supplier day to introduce innovative and globally-minded Canadian companies into the supply chain of GE's new facility in Welland, Ontario, opening in 2018.

NAFTA worries spoiling the upbeat mood?

Despite good economic news, uncertainty around NAFTA and other issues has Canadian businesses worried about the future, says a Globe and Mail report filed on Canada Day.

Great Expectations

by Noelle Stapinsky

Using R&D to go beyond demand to supply future needs 

Manufacturing slowdown in March

Overall business conditions in Canada’s manufacturing sector grew in March – but at the slowest rate in two and a half years.

$1.5 M for Quebec manufacturing firms

The Federal government, via the Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) is investing close to $1.5 million in two Quebec manufacturing companies to help supoort 225 jobs and the creation of an additional 40 jobs.

Steel tubular product firm helps rebuild trade school in Haiti

Atlas Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, has donated 16 tons of steel hollow structural sections (HSS) to help rebuild L’Ecole Lakay, a trade school located in Haiti that was severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake.

FedDev Ontario pumps $7.8M into 3 York region manufacturers

FedDev Ontario, the federal department tasked with boosting manufacturing fims in the province, has invested $7.8 million to help three manufacturers increase productivity, capacity and create 116 skilled jobs.

CTMA reveals pleasant surprise at AGM

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many surprises with it, most of them rather nasty. But the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) shared a pleasant one during its Annual General Meeting in London last night.

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