Canadian Manufacturing


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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

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    Manufacturer tops PROFIT Hot 50

    September 15, 2010 by Staff

    TORONTO: Much has been made of the challenging economic environment for manufacturers over the last year. But for at least five manufacturing companies, 2010 has been a banner year. In fact, the revenues from these firms were strong enough to

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    Boeing to offer flights to space

    September 15, 2010 by Staff

    Airplane builder Boeing Co. and Space Adventures, Ltd. will partner to offer trips into low earth orbit (LEO) on Boeing commercial crew spacecraft. Space Adventures will market leftover seats on commercial flights aboard the Boeing Crew Space Transportation-100 (CST-100) spacecraft

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    Is Nuclear energy making a comeback?

    September 14, 2010 by Staff

    Nuclear energy is in the midst of a modest resurgence, according to a new report by Toronto-based think tank Ernst & Young. The group unveiled the study—which states Canada is among 15 countries worldwide considering nuclear reactors in the largest

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    High-performance workers in high demand

    September 14, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    When it comes to retaining high-performing employees, money talks. But according to new research from Hewitt Associates, it can’t buy loyalty. The human resources consulting agency found that top workers who stuck around when times were tough could now be

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    Stablex sold to US company

    September 13, 2010 by The Canadian Press

    TORONTO: Marsulex Inc. is selling its Stablex division, operator of a hazardous waste disposal plant northwest of Montreal, to an American company in a deal valued at about C$80 million. The buyer is US Ecology Inc. of Boise, Idaho (Nasdaq:ECOL),

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    Companies partner to bring electric vehicle costs down

    September 13, 2010 by Staff

    VANCOUVER: Rapid Electric Vehicles Inc. (REV), a Vancouver-based company that develops electric vehicles and specializes in vehicle-to-grid networks, has partnered with the Toronto Atmospheric Fund (TAF) to create a new company focused on making it easier for North American companies

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    Steelworkers say bad trade policy allowed BC plant closure

    September 10, 2010 by Staff

    BURNABY, BC: The United Steelworkers (USW) say bad trade policy allowed the Denver-based Ball Corp., a supplier of rigid metal packaging products, to decide to close its Richmond, BC fish can plant. Ball has informed the union, which represents trades

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    Ford president says Canada should shift into “offense” to protect its auto sector

    September 10, 2010 by Erika Beauchesne

    Toronto, Ont.: It’s time for Canada to take “proactive, almost predatory” measures to keep its auto manufacturing industry competitive with closed-market economies, cautioned Ford Motor Co. of Canada’s President and CEO David Mondragon. In a speech at the Economic Club

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    GM’s new CEO tells workers to go into “attack mode”

    September 10, 2010 by staff

    Detroit, Mich.: Daniel Akerson, General Motors’ new CEO, said the company must go into “attack mode” to beat out competitors like European car-maker BMW. Akerson made the remarks in his first webcast to workers since taking over as CEO on