Canadian Manufacturing


June 30, 2016

‘Dudeplomacy’ lands in Ottawa: 5 things discussed at North American Leaders’ Summit

Trudeau, Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tackled a number of policy issues but didn't waste the chance to take shots at "The Donald"

June 30, 2016

Markets giddy on Hershey-Mondelez merger rumours

Mondelez International Inc., based in Deerfield, Ill., owns Cadbury chocolates, Trident gum, Nabisco cookies and Ritz crackers
June 30, 2016

Federal Court of Appeal quashes Northern Gateway approval

The ruling said the Harper government ignored many of Northern Gateway's impacts and offered only a "brief, hurried and inadequate" opportunity for consultation
June 30, 2016

Businesses warn of mail disruption as possibility of Canada Post lockout looms

A number of Canadian companies are telling customers not to expects bills in the mail if postal workers hit picket lines or are locked out this weekend

June 30, 2016

Ottawa adds controversial microbeads to toxic substance list

The government is targeting plastic beads smaller than five millimetres in size found specifically in personal care products like exfoliants and cleansers
June 30, 2016

Transcontinental buys Kansas packaging supplier Robbie Manufacturing

Canadian printing company continues to pivot toward packaging with third industry acquisition in as many years

June 30, 2016

Joint statement by Prime Minister Trudeau and U.S. President Obama on softwood lumber

Negotiations on a new softwood lumber agreement continue, but leaders admit that "...significant differences remain regarding the parameters of the key features"
June 30, 2016

Blame it on Brexit? Vancouver company fails to sell tennis ball-sized diamond

Lucara unearthed the massive stone in Botswana last year; it's the largest gem-quality diamond found in the more than a century


Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

Safety check: Are you meeting the requirements for operating in hazardous locations?

Safety precautions should start as early as the design stage, and extend far beyond into product and personnel certification
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

Windsor, Ont.’s Cavalier Tool launching $6M expansion as business booms

Having tripled its sales over the past eight years, tool maker is adding floor space, investing in new equipment as it works to keep up with demand


Financial Management

Financing turnkey automation systems

Complex projects require careful management of working capital
Manufacturing Innovation

Ontario fabricator sees cleantech growth

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

How versatile is your core drill?

Multifunctional machines, speed memory and automatic functioning give operators an edge


Productivity Improvement

Recycling the unrecyclable

Henkel Adhesives enlists TerraCycle to launch recycling program for anaerobic adhesive packaging.
Electrical Testing

Sunspots and solar flares pose major risks to power grids

Location of transmission equipment and other factors determine degree of impact
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

June, 30 2016

IESO awards contracts to next wave of small-scale Ontario power producers

Ontario grid operator to add 936 solar, wind, hydroelectric and bioenergy projects—totalling 241.4 megawatts of capacity—to energy mix
June, 30 2016

World Bank backs $1T Indian-led solar scheme

The International Solar Alliance initiative aims to bolster solar energy use in developing countries by fostering significant investment
June, 29 2016

Canadian cleantech firms, electricity exporters poised for boost in U.S., Mexico

Developers expect the push for clean power south of the border will create export opportunities for Canadian companies

Made possible by: Climate Change & Emissions Management Corporation

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New mid-range RFID reader combines hardware durability and software-driven flexibility

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