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May 25, 2016

Ford recalls nearly 44,000 F-150 trucks in Canada due to front brake concerns

Affected vehicles are those equipped with Ford's 3.5-litre GTDI engine, and rolled off the line in Dearborn, Mich.


May 26, 2016

BMO slashing almost 1,850 jobs in realignment

The lender said it will trim its head count by an additional four per cent as it looks to digitize more of its operations
May 26, 2016

Cambridge, Ont. manufacturer Kromet International launching $5.3M expansion

Project expected to create 50 jobs, outfit plant with new robotics and 3D printing technology
May 26, 2016

Ontario government to invest $400K in Kitchener, Ont. plastics firm Ampacet

Company to expand southwest Ontario plant, invest in new equipment

May 26, 2016

New oil discoveries put B.C.’s oil output at nine-year high

Oil analysts say B.C. is becoming an emerging oil basin thanks to wells in the Tower region, about 40 kilometres south of Fort St. John.
May 26, 2016

China again accuses the U.S. of damaging trade with new steel duties

The latest penalties apply to corrosion-resistant steel products and include anti-dumping duties of up to 210 per cent and anti-subsidy duties of up to 241 per cent

May 26, 2016

Dock workers throw smoke bombs as labour protests sweep across France

Union activists disrupted fuel supplies, trains and nuclear plants during a day of demonstrations against a law meant to weaken the power of unions over workplace rules
May 26, 2016

Bombardier’s 75-plane Delta deal may be ‘beginning of the end’ for Boeing, Airbus dominance

Major CSeries sale to big-name airline could catapult Bombardier into competition with longtime leaders in commercial aviation, analyst says

In-Depth

Success Centres

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

Attending a show? Get financing pre-approval first

Use events to develop, strengthen relationships
Manufacturing Innovation

Ontario fabricator sees cleantech growth

Alps Welding taps into rising demand for emissions and waste management equipment
Technology Showcase

New power tool mounting system boosts speed and precision

FEIN and Bosch oscillating tool innovation solves common shop floor challenge

 


Productivity Improvement

Troubleshooting humidity and adhesives

Bathtub manufacturer finds single adhesive to reduce inventory and scrap
Electrical Testing

Circuit breaker testing: troubleshooting tips

Answers to common electrical testing questions from the field
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

May, 26 2016

Feds take aim at diesel use in remote First Nations communities

Canadian government to invest $2.7 million in NCC Development LP as firm works to develop clean micro-grids in Northern Ontario
May, 26 2016

Ontario to spend $100M to introduce renewable natural gas to energy mix

Province aims to harness methane regularly released from landfills, sewage plants and manure to replace some of traditional gas supply
May, 26 2016

Ontario to invest $900M in social housing energy-efficiency upgrades

Province plans range of energy-saving retrofits for large housing complexes

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