Industry Update

Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, second from right with Irina Solovianenko, centre, Tony Carella, Vaughan councillor, second from left, and at far right Durma regional sales executive Ervin Umit

June 26, 2019

Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, second from right with Irina Solovianenko, centre, Tony Carella, Vaughan councillor, second from left, and at far right Durma regional sales executive Ervin Umit

Access Machinery has celebrated the opening of its new facility in Concord, ON.

Read more: Access Machinery celebrates new facility opening

Opening ceremony

June 26, 2019

Schunk has announced a broad-based investment program that will see around 85 million euros (about Cdn$127 million) invested in three German facilities and one site in the US.

Read more: Schunk invests 85 M euros in Germany, US facilities

EMEC and Krueger Machining holds five axis machining event

June 25, 2019

EMEC Machine Tools and Krueger Machining is hosting an advanced five axis machining networking event in Tecumseh, ON, in the Windsor area on July 10th.

Read more: 5 axis machining networking event

Bombardier CRJ 700 aircraft

June 19, 2019

The Federal Government of Canada is investing $49 billion in aerospace innovation to support competitiveness in the sector.

Read more: Feds invest $49 billion for aerospace innovation

Women in welding

June 19, 2019

The CWB Welding Foundation has launched a welding program for women with support from the Government of Canada's Skilled Trades Awareness and Readiness Program.

Read more: CWB launches welding program for women

Héroux-Devtek acquires Alta Précision

June 12, 2019

Landing gear manufacturer Héroux-Devtek Inc. has concluded the acquisition of all the outstanding shares of Montréal-based Alta Précision Inc., a manufacturer of high-precision landing gear components.

Read more: Héroux-Devtek acquires Alta Précision

Eclipse Automation

June 12, 2019

Eclipse Automation has purchased custom automation equipment manufacturer D&D Automation of Stratford, ON.

Read more: Eclipse Automation acquires D&D

UA Canada adopts CWBi Acorn

June 10, 2019

In a new partnership, UA Canada is adopting CWBi Acorn as a training tool for its welder members.

Read more: CWBi Acorn and UA Canada contribute to skilled trades education

The 2019 Skills Canada National Competition

June 9, 2019

Skills/Compétences Canada announced the final medal results of the 2019 Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) on May 30.

Read more: 2019 Skills Canada national competition winners

CCGS Amundsen

June 9, 2019

The federal government has announced that it will be spending $15.7 billion to build 18 new Coast Guard ships.

Read more: Canada to spend $15+ billion on new Coast Guard ships

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