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Supply chain bottlenecks will continue to plague Canadian exporters for remainder of 2022, photo by pexels chanaka

August 5, 2022

Export Development Canada (EDC) Economics has identified the challenges facing Canadian companies for the rest of the year, including rising inflation, the energy crunch and the continuation of the war in Ukraine.

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August 3, 2022

In the global race to reimagine the automobile for a carbon neutral future, electric vehicle car batteries will literally drive the transition.

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July 26, 2022

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division is partnering with Centennial College in Toronto to support their micro-credential certification program.

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July 26, 2022

The federal government is investing over $3.8 million in Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) through the Skills for Success program to boost skills training, predominantly in manufacturing.

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July 25, 2022

Perspective is everything, or so we’re told. So, what do past business cycles tell us about what’s in store for the global economy today? And what can exporters do about it?

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July 25, 2022

It is no secret that supply chains, both domestic and global, are under serious strain. We are seeing it in just about every sector of the economy. The COVID-19 pandemic has no doubt been an underlying trigger for exposing these vulnerabilities, but there are other factors at play as well, such as the ongoing war in Ukraine.

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July 25, 2022

Large, noisy, and possibly dangerous manufacturing machine shop facilities are not uncommon. Managers, supervisors, and employees are at the center of any industrial manufacturing facility and must convey anything from directions to equipment or safety concerns. But loud noise gets in the way.

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Excellerant premieres Collaborative Manufacturing Platform at IMTS 2022

June 7, 2022

Excellerant will unveil its recently trademarked Excellerant Collaborative Manufacturing Platform in Booth 133354 at IMTS 2022.

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ProShop ERP System

June 2, 2022

ProShop ERP will exhibit The ProShop ERP digital ecosystem in Booth #133027 at IMTS 2022.

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source: International Federation of Robotics

January 21, 2022

The use of industrial robots in factories around the world is accelerating at a high rate, according to the latest World Robot Report.

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January 14, 2022

In 2017, the Sehmbi family decided to expand their decades-old fabricating business by opening another shop. J.R. Sehmbi would assume management of the newly formed Mill Finish Industries of Brampton, ON, while brother Mani and their father would continue to oversee nearby Millomat Stampings, founded by the elder Sehmbi in 1985. None of them anticipated where it would lead.

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January 7, 2022

Cobot and mobile robot sales are forecasted to continue growing in 2022, according to ABI Research.

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December 23, 2021

Responding to the potential need for local lockdown measures to fight the surge of Omicron variant cases across Canada, Ottawa is introducing legislation to temporarily expand eligibility for key financial support programs.

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The path to prosperity remains of maze of pitfalls and opportunities

December 22, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

Around this time last year, corporate CEOs and economists alike were throwing their arms up in the air as they watched all forecasts, economic analyses and five year business plans become obsolete.

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November 19, 2021

If the global automotive industry and its suppliers are to satisfy changing market demands for a complex blend of powertrain options over the coming years, they will need to adopt a more flexible manufacturing model.

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L.S. Starrett's DataSure 4.0.

April 29, 2021

by staff writer

Advances in Industry 4.0 technology make it easier for smaller shops to get on board

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A proud team—some of the employees of Quebec City’s AMEC Usinage, ventilator parts in hand. AMEC Usinage

February 24, 2021

Sandvik Coromant works with AMEC Usinage to deliver critical components in the fight against COVID-19

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Of particular interest is ISCAR Tool Advisor, a "Swiss Army Knife" of industrial apps

November 18, 2020

Iscar has recently launched its Iscar World app, which consolidates all of the company's online apps, interfaces, and product catalogs in a single space.

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When searching for an ERP provider, remember that a good ERP company is not just about providing software; consider it a business advisor too.

November 2, 2020

by Noelle Stapinksy

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software helps manufacturers improve productivity and provides a clear view of an entire operation

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L.S. Starrett's L3 systems are an example of the tech you need to create and perform a test, analyze results and manage the data.

October 11, 2020

by James Clinton

Tensile testing determines suitability for use and a material’s performance over time

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