Industry Update

Canada's tech sector: more protection needed?

April 7, 2019

Two prominent Canadian policymakers – one Conservative and one Liberal – have joined up to call on Ottawa to do more to protect the country’s technology sector.

Read more: Report: Ottawa should do more to safeguard Canada’s technology sector

Steel surtax to be lifted

April 7, 2019

Ottawa has announced that it will be lifting a surtax imposed on five types of foreign steel last October.

Read more: Canada ends 25 per cent surtax on five types of foreign steel

WMTS 2019

April 7, 2019

Thomas Skinner and Son Ltd. has announced that it will take part in the Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS) this year.

Read more: Thomas Skinner announces WMTS 2019 plans

Jon-Michael Raymond

April 2, 2019

The L.S. Starrett Company has announced the appointment of Jon-Michael Raymond as director of sales, North America, Industrial Products, effective March 25.

Read more: Starrett appoints Raymond director of sales

PMI March 2019

April 1, 2019

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

Read more: Manufacturing slowdown in March

StatsCan reports GDP growth for January

March 31, 2019

Real gross domestic product grew 3.3 per cent in January, says Statistics Canada.

Read more: Canadian economy back on growth track: Statistics Canada

Lion Bus in Quebec is one of Canada's e-bus ieaders

March 31, 2019

A new report suggests Canadian transit agencies are overlooking made in Canada electric buses when they look to modernize their fleets and reduce emissions.

Read more: Made in Canada electric buses

The Manufacturing Way Photo: Francophone Northwest School District

March 27, 2019

High school students in New Brunswick may be the answer to the province's unemployment problem and could help to fill the manufacturing skilled trades gap in the near future.

Read more: New Brunswick high schools to get manufacturing program

future of automotive industry

March 27, 2019

As the North American automotive manufacturing industry continues to face disruptions that threaten the health of the sector, OEMS and suppliers in Canada and the US are rethinking automotive manufacturing for the future. 

Read more: North America auto sector rethinks the future

Finn-Power Oy's new plant in Finland

March 23, 2019

Prima Power has officially opened a new manufacturing plant and tech centre in Seinäjoki in western Finland.

Read more: Prima Power opens new plant in Finland

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