Canadian Manufacturing


June 26, 2017

Takata officially files for bankruptcy, clearing way for US$1.6B takeover by Key Safety Systems

Under the agreement, remnants of Takata's operations will continue to make air-bag inflators to be used as replacement parts in a mass recall, which is being handled by 19 automakers

June 27, 2017

U.S. Tim Hortons franchisees join forces with disgruntled Canadian owners

The Great White North Franchisee Association claims the new U.S. chapter consists of nearly half of all U.S.-based franchisees. The coffee shop owners are unhappy with parent company RBI
June 27, 2017

The Beer Store launches delivery pilot project in Ottawa and Scarborough, Ont.

Customers in Canada's capital and the Toronto suburb can now place an order online and have their purchases delivered within two hours
June 27, 2017

Winnipeg-based Richardson International acquires European Oat Millers

European Oat Millers, based in the U.K., is the second largest oat miller in Europe. The acquisition will help Richardson, North America's largest oat miller, build a presence on the continent

June 27, 2017

Trudeau vows to ‘work with’ U.S. on softwood lumber; Ministers Carr, Freeland threaten litigation

The newest anti-dumping duty will overlap for about two months with average preliminary countervailing duties of 19.88 per cent announced in April that are set to expire Aug. 27
June 27, 2017

Hackers launch cyber attack across Europe

There are reports of serious intrusions at the power grid, banks and government offices in Ukraine. Russia's Rosneft oil company also reported hacking, as did Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk

June 27, 2017

Hackers launch cyber attack across Europe

There are reports of serious intrusions at the power grid, banks and government offices in Ukraine. Russia's Rosneft oil company also reported hacking, as did Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk
June 27, 2017

EU fines Google a whopping US$2.72B for stifling its online competition

The fine against Google is the highest ever imposed in Europe for anti-competitive behaviour, exceeding a 1.06 billion euros penalty on Silicon Valley chip maker Intel in 2009




Success Centres

Safety & Sustainability

World Accreditation Day 2017

Testing, inspection and certification systems manage workplace and environmental risk in the building supply chain
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

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

Leveraging tradeshows to secure new shop floor technology

When looking at new machinery, don't let sticker shock get in the way of your competitiveness
Online Marketing

Understanding how Marketing Automation works

Leading manufacturers are realizing the benefits of MA to help them stay in touch with customers and prospects
Technology Showcase

Hand held core drilling at its most versatile

FEIN’s new power tool is a complete system for all metal hole applications


Productivity Improvement

3D printing and adhesives give baby products manufacturer the edge

4moms tackles difficult-to-bond materials in rapid production assembly plant
Electrical Testing

Protecting safety with distributed generation schemes

Rate of change of frequency (ROTOF) provides a reliable approach to testing and troubleshooting
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

June, 27 2017

UPS Canada aims to have half its fleet running on alternative fuels by 2018

As part of a sustainability initiative revealed today, the company plans to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources
June, 27 2017

U.S. Mayors ready to tackle climate policy in absence of federal action

"I think most mayors in America don't think we have to wait for the president," said New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu at the annual U.S. Conferences of Mayors. Landrieu added that "politics has almost no influence on science"
June, 27 2017

Vancouver electric car owners to pay fees at public charging stations

The pilot program calls for fees at 16 charging stations, ranging from $2-per-hour plus a regular parking rate for a slower charging method, to $16-per-hour plus the parking rate for a fast charge

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Smart wireless manifold probes a highly accurate solution for HVAC installers

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Handles and hooks available from North American wire forming leader

Arc-Fil is proud to offer top quality strip and wire forming products and services. Its expertise en...

Custom-built expansion joints solve unique customer challenges

Northern Industrial Supply Co. (NISCO) can supply HOLZ Rubber Company expansion joints for customer ...

Innovative fastening system offers many advantages

Gould Fasteners can supply the new range of NeoSpeed rivets from Avdel, a Stanley Engineered Fasteni...

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