Canadian Manufacturing


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    Quebec manufacturer goes global

    September 21, 2010 by The Canadian Press

    SHERBROOKE, Que.: Quebec-based Camoplast Inc. is buying the much larger Solideal Group of Luxembourg to create a global company with 7,400 employees. The new Camoplast Solideal Inc. will make tires, wheels and rubber track at plants around the world for

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    Americans think Canada is key to economic recovery

    September 21, 2010 by Staff

    WASHINGTON: In a recent poll by the Canadian American Business Council (CABC), Americans ranked their economic relationship with Canada as the most important when compared with other countries. “This latest round of polling is evidence that its a consistent belief

  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    Workers should nap at work

    September 20, 2010 by Staff

    Harvard researcher Sara Mednick has discovered that taking naps while on the job could be a competitive advantage. In a story reported by Tony Schwartz in the Harvard Business Review, Mednick discovered that workers who took a 30-min. nap routinely

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    Acklands-Grainger acquires Quebec distributor

    September 20, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Acklands-Grainger Inc., Canada’s largest distributor of industrial, safety and fastener supplies, has purchased Solus Securite Inc., a Quebec-based full-service distributor of fire protection and safety products. With 2009 sales of about $20 million, Solus Securite has locations in Trois

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    Toronto firm lands $125M mining equipment sale

    September 17, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Toromont CAT, a division of Toromont Industries Ltd., has been selected by Detour Gold Corp. to supply the production fleet of mining trucks and support equipment for the Detour Lake project in Northern Ontario. The total value of the

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    Transportation sees slow, but steady road ahead

    September 16, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    Shippers and carriers are getting back on track as Canada pulls out of an economic slump. But it’s going to be a slow ride to full recovery, according to economists and major industry players at a recent conference on the

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    FANUC and Rockwell to merge manufacturing technologies

    September 15, 2010 by staff

    Two major software providers plan to combine their technologies for specialized manufacturing markets like automotive and aerospace. FANUC FA America, a CNC supplier, and Rockwell Automation, Inc., a provider of industrial automation solutions, will work together to integrate CNC with

  • Canadian Manufacturing Article

    Manufacturing sales drop: StatsCan

    September 15, 2010 by Staff

    OTTAWA: Statistics Canada has released the results of its monthly manufacturing sales survey, revealing that sales decreased 0.9 per cent in July to $44.3 billion—although sales were 15.5 per cent higher than the low reached in May 2009. The agency

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    New project to create national energy framework

    September 15, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    Montreal, Que: Environmentalists and engineers are teaming up on a $2.5-million project to develop a sustainable energy strategy for Canada. The Trottier Energy Futures Project will identify energy systems that could be implemented between now and 2050 to reduce the

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    Cascades’ American Mills Named Energy Star Partners

    September 15, 2010 by Canadian Packaging Staff

    Cascades Inc., headquartered in Kingsey Falls, Que. and a leader in the recycling and manufacturing of green packaging products and tissue paper, has received confirmation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its American mills have been accepted as