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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.

Manufacturing’s recovery slowed by supply chain and labour shortage woes

A new forecast by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) shows the sector is contributing to Canada’s post-pandemic economic recovery but its efforts at doing even more are limited by the ongoing supply disruptions and labour and skills shortages.

DMG MORI debuts machining technologies at German open house

 

DMG MORI held its annual open house at its Pfronten, Germany facility, to debut advances in machining technologies, including the introduction of six new machine tools and Industry 4.0 enabling technologies.

Zoller hosts Zollerfest 2019

Zoller Inc. hosted its annual Zollerfest open house on October 2nd and 3rd at its North American headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI.

Coalition demands action on triple threat to manufacturing

The Canadian Manufacturing Coalition (CMC) met with Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne on Friday, stressing the need for urgent government action on the triple threat of supply chain bottlenecks, labour shortages and trade protectionism.

Schunk opens CoLab workspace for customers, partners

Schunk has opened a new Collaborative Customer Workspace, or “CoLab,” at its facilities in Morrisville, NC.

Feds promoting skilled trades as first-choice career

The federal government today launched an advertising campaign to promote the skilled trades as a strong first-choice career path for youth and young adults.

FABTECH 2015: Automation, digital data integration steal the show

The message at FABTECH 2015 was clear: automate your processes, digitize your data and integrate new technologies to remain competitive.

Bombardier launches new 50-seater aircraft

Bombardier has launched the new CRJ550, a 50-passenger addition to its regional jet series.

BC, Ontario to grow, manufacturing poised for growth: report

British Columbia and Ontario are forecast to grow 2.8 per cent and 2.4 per cent respectively, while Alberta will continue to struggle, according to a report by CIBC World Markets.

Sandvik appoints MTS specialist for Ontario

Sandvik Coromant Canada has announced the promotion of Nick Tomac to the position of MTS specialist – Ontario.

Can oil hit $100? Where prices are headed in 2019

Scotiabank’s Rory Johnston talks to the Financial Post’s Larysa Harapyn about the likelihood of oil reaching the $100 dollar threshold – and what it will take to get there.

Federal Budget 2014: Is it Enough to Spur Manufacturing Growth?

The 2014 Federal Budget follows up on some of the initiatives outlined in the 2013 budget with more support for apprenticeship training and job creation, additional funding to strengthen the automotive sector and ongoing tax incentives to encourage business investments in the country.

Manufacturing sales edge down; volume sold edges up

14 of 21 industries representing 60% of manufacturing posted gains, despite slight total sales decrease

Manufacturing sales declined slightly by 0.1 per cent in April 2014 to $50.9 billion, the first decrease in months. Despite this decline, 14 of the 21 industries representing approximately 60 per cent of manufacturing posted gains. As well, constant dollar sales rose 0.4 per cent in April, representing an increase in the volume of goods sold.

Wilson Tool introduces additive division

Wilson Tool International has formed a new division: Wilson Tool Additive.

CME supportive of Temporary Foreign Worker improvements

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is throwing its support behind the federal government’s announced changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program to address labour shortages in Canada.

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