Canadian Manufacturing


October 21, 2016

Bombardier cutting 7,500 jobs by end of 2018

This is the second tranche of job cuts—totaling 14,000—announced by Bombardier this year while also asking for $2 billion in federal and provincial aid 14,000 cuts

October 21, 2016

Canadians growing less dependent on big banks, says EY report

Behemoth banks and traditional financial services firms have been facing growing competition from the slew of new tech-savvy startups
October 21, 2016

AltaGas green-lights $125M North Pine propane plant in northeastern B.C.

40 kilometres northwest of Fort St. John, facility will supply a proposed export terminal on B.C. coast
October 21, 2016

Inflation ticked up in September but stayed below the estimated 1.5 per cent

Statistics Canada says prices were up in all eight major components that it tracks

October 21, 2016

U.S. confirms eleventh Takata airbag death

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed a women's death in a California car crash last month was due to injuries from an exploding airbag
October 21, 2016

Windsor, Ont.-based automation firm Valiant sold to Chinese consortium

Company operates 27 facilities and employs more than 1,500 worldwide; identity of Shanghai-based buyers to remain undisclosed until deal closes

October 21, 2016

CETA may have just collapsed; Dispute settlement a key issue in Belgian roadblock

International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland has reportedly walked out of talks with Wallonia without any progress. The stakes are huge because if the deal fails, it will likely destroy any possibility of the EU ever negotiating a similar trade deal
October 21, 2016

Amazon Canada opens new Brampton warehouse and distribution centre

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the move is evidence that multinational companies believe Canada is a good place to do business


Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Training key to improving infection control during healthcare construction and renovation projects

Construction and related manufacturing businesses benefit from safety courses and guidance
Energy Efficiency

Reduce your energy spend with an energy management information system (EMIS)

Comprehensive energy modeling and analysis tracks efficiency and reveals immediate opportunities to save
Industrial Edge

Sights set on new market, Toronto’s Econopac investing $750K in machinery

Packaging company adding employees, targeting 10 per cent growth as it prepares to step into the lucrative liquids segment


Financial Management

Head to IMTS with financing in place

Technology vendors at Chicago trade show will be motivated to make deals
Manufacturing Innovation

Navigating the procurement process: preparing your plant for a quality audit

If you find yourself scrambling to get your facility ready—you're probably already way behind, says Alps Welding president Dennis Dussin
Technology Showcase

Die grinders and accessories: Best tools offer top performance and versatility

RPM range enables multi-tasking while ergonomic design boosts operator comfort


Productivity Improvement

Soft drink manufacturer tackles damaged plant floors with innovative concrete repair solution

Floor could be returned to normal forklift truck traffic in less than 30 minutes, reducing downtime and maintenance costs
Electrical Testing

Three-phase support for substation test

High-performance test sets offer a convenient and comprehensive solution for transformer and general substation testing
Export Success Skills

Real estate in Buffalo-Niagara—three common questions from expanding businesses

Market reports and guidance from economic development agency help Canadian manufacturers set up shop in the US

Cleantech Canada

October, 22 2016

More climate action planned this fall, federal environment minister says

Justin Trudeau introduced a divisive carbon tax plan earlier this month, but Catherine McKenna said further climate change measures will be introduced before Prime Minister meets with premiers in December
October, 21 2016

Tennessee nuclear reactor goes critical, becomes U.S.’s first of 21st century

Despite turbulence in nuclear industry, Tennessee Valley Authority brings Watts Bar Unit 2 online
October, 21 2016

Five years after Ontario offshore wind ban, no changes, seemingly no research

Provincial Liberals halted all offshore development in 2011, citing a lack of data; the moratorium is still in place, but Energy minister admits he's not sure there's any ongoing research

Made possible by: Climate Change & Emissions Management Corporation

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