Canadian Manufacturing


February 10, 2016

Feds see ‘significant structural challenges’ for Canada’s manufacturing sector

Internal federal documents say Canadian industry has trouble scaling up to the level of global competition and could influence the upcoming federal budget

February 10, 2016

Obama vows to press ahead with Clean Power Plan after Supreme Court decision

The one-page ruling blocks the plan from taking effect while the legal fight plays out in the appeals court
February 10, 2016

Husky Energy announces more layoffs across the company’s operations

Husky Energy's media manager Mel Duvall says the company is taking the steps necessary to ensure the company's resilience
February 10, 2016

Huge U.S. food services firm to go public

In its IPO filing, U.S. Foods said it has about 25,000 workers and annual sales of $23 billion

February 10, 2016

Agriculture industry betting the farm on innovation

Farmers pin hopes on technology to boost efficiency and profits as pressure mounts on the food system
February 10, 2016

GM recalling 473,000 trucks and SUVs for bad brake pedals

The recall covers some 2015 and 2016 Chevrolet Silverado HD, GMC Sierra HD and Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles

February 10, 2016

Rona to open five new stores as Lowe’s takeover offer navigates competition watchdog

Company will also convert two smaller stores to big box locations
February 10, 2016

Feds begin public consultation process for Woodfibre LNG Project

Singapore-based RGE is proposing a 2.1-megatonne B.C. LNG project


Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Safety and performance standards will underpin global supply chains

CSA Group attends overseas seminars focused on risk reduction
Energy Efficiency

Windsor steel producer retrofits legacy lighting system with LEDs

The project—which tapped into incentives from saveONenergy—are estimated at $140,000 per year
Industrial Edge

Biscuits Leclerc adopts world class manufacturing for success

Family company now has six production plants and thriving exports


Financial Management

Best uses of working capital in manufacturing

Asset-based finance allows businesses to invest in product and business development
Manufacturing Innovation

Alps Welding leads with quality and versatility

Woodbridge, Ont.-based fabricator expands through a wide range of customer offerings
Technology Showcase

Batteries and industrial power tools

High quality reduces cost of ownership and boosts performance


Productivity Improvement

Adhesive case study: Loctite 4090 solves bonding challenge

Canadian sign manufacturer boosts production and customer satisfaction
Electrical Testing

Battery performance testing tips

The right testing techniques and tools can head off unexpected failure
Export Success Skills

Expanding south of the border: why the time is now for Canadian manufacturers to make the move

Many Canadian manufacturers think they will face daunting challenges in expanding into the U.S. They should not be so easily deterred

Cleantech Canada

February, 10 2016

Ontario amps up electric car incentives

Province looks to wean consumers off gas guzzlers, offers thousands in new incentives for low or zero-emissions vehicle buyers
February, 8 2016

World’s largest offshore wind farm to be built off U.K. coast

Dong Energy forging ahead with plan to build huge 1.2 gigawatt wind farm
February, 8 2016

Energy-starved New England eyes Quebec hydro power

U.S. proposals aim to cut back carbon emissions by boosting hydro imports

Made possible by: Climate Change & Emissions Management Corporation

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