Canadian Manufacturing


September 21, 2017

CETA: Canada-EU trade agreement enters into force today

More than 98 per cent of Canadian goods will now be able to enter the EU without tariffs, which the federal government says will improve export opportunities for a range of Canadian producers, processors and manufacturers

September 21, 2017

North American auto sector success fueled by NAFTA, says Scotiabank

According to the bank's global auto report, North America's auto sector is one of the most competitive in the world, and has allowed member countries to add to production at home, create jobs and gain market share abroad
September 21, 2017

Canada expected to lead G7 in economic growth, says OECD

The Paris-based economic think tank raised its outlook for growth in the Canadian economy to 3.2 per cent this year compared with a June forecast for 2.8 per cent
September 21, 2017

NAFTA deal by end of 2017 looks impossible, say trade experts

Experts and stakeholders who've been following the negotiations closely say they've seen no progress on even the simple things where all three countries should be in agreement

September 21, 2017

Google buys HTC’s Pixel smartphone engineering team for US$1.1B in cash

The deal underscores how serious Google is about designing its own family of devices to compete against Apple and Amazon in a high-stakes battle to become the technological hub of people's lives
September 21, 2017

Minnesota distributor acquires two Saskatchewan grain elevators

Minneapolis's Pipeline Foods is taking over grain elevators in Wapella and Gull Lake, facilities located along the Trans-Canada Highway and the Canadian Pacific Railway, to ship grain across North America

September 21, 2017

Minnesota distributor acquires two Saskatchewan grain elevators

Minneapolis's Pipeline Foods is taking over grain elevators in Wapella and Gull Lake, facilities located along the Trans-Canada Highway and the Canadian Pacific Railway, to ship grain across North America
September 21, 2017

Magellan wins $200M contract to build exhaust systems for Airbus A320neo

The Canadian aerospace components firm plans to build the parts at North American plants in Winnipeg and Middletown, Ohio




Success Centres

Energy Efficiency

Energy-intensive Canada could cut back dramatically through efficiency measures

According to a new report from The Conference Board of Canada, energy efficiency measures such as incentive programs, retrofits, audits, land-use measures, building standards and renewable subsidies can substantially reduce Canada's energy consumption
Industrial Edge

ADF Group: 60 years of steely resolve keeps Quebec fabricator in growth mode

Producer of steel assemblies and components for the construction market stands out for its production capacity


Financial Management

Succession planning? Look to key employees for possible buyers

Vendor take backs can also make it easier to divest your business
Technology Showcase

Pipe polishing tools for a perfect metal finish

Constant speed and torque provide top surface quality and consistency


Productivity Improvement

Golfing success secured with LOCTITE®

Reliability of adhesives makes PING part of the winning team
Revenue Growth

The top six steps to sales and marketing alignment

Grow qualified leads and revenue by breaking down the silos
Export Success Skills

Breaking out of the Canadian bubble: why exporting is a critical strategy

Opportunities for rapid growth are plentiful for Canadian businesses, but most of them lie beyond our shores

Cleantech Canada

September, 21 2017

Ontario awards power contracts for 390 small-scale renewable projects

The contracts will connect 380 solar installations to the grid, as well as a handful of biogas and landfill gas projects
September, 21 2017

Oddball electric car maker Arcimoto raises US$20M, ramps up production

The U.S. firm's tiny electric cars cost just $11,900 and weigh only 1,000 pounds—about one-fourth the weight of a standard car
September, 19 2017

Ballard creates inexpensive catalyst for hydrogen fuel cells with Japanese partner

The B.C.-based company, alongside cleantech firm Nisshinbo Holdings, has designed a catalyst for its fuel cells made of carbon alloy instead of platinum, significantly reducing production costs

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Advanced welding department enables manufacturer to tackle tough projects

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