Canadian Manufacturing


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    Knowledge is the new horsepower

    June 8, 2010 by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

    OTTAWA: The pace of economic development in Asia and South America and the new economic power attached to it offer Canada a chance to lead and prosper, states a new report commissioned by the Canadian International Council. The report outlines

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    Welcome to the Canadian Manufacturing Daily

    June 1, 2010 by Michael Ouellette

    Welcome to the inaugural Canadian Manufacturing Daily, a newsletter serving Canada’s industrial sector in a way no other news source is able to replicate. We are lean. We are nimble. We hustle. We move with the same urgency your company

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    GM to build new transmission in St. Catharines

    June 1, 2010 by Staff

    ST. CATHARINES, Ont.: General Motors of Canada will build a new line of fuel-efficient transmissions at its plant in St. Catharines, Ont. The auto maker says strong customer demand pushed the $245-million project ahead four months. The Canadian Auto Workers

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    Thinking inside the box

    April 28, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    The North American corrugate packaging industry thrives on large volumes and lot runs, which leaves small start-up companies trying to get new products to the marketplace scrambling for solutions. Recognizing a need for short run solutions and a growing demand

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    Canadian CEOs greener than most: PwC

    April 26, 2010 by staff

    TORONTO: Executives at Canadian companies are more likely say going green is good business than their global counterparts, according to the 13th annual Global CEO Survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). Survey highlights: 79% of Canadian CEOs indicated their investment in

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    A bump in the road to sustainability

    April 21, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    For many, driving over speed bumps, potholes and cracks in highways causes irritation, but for a Welland, Ont., based inventor a bump in the road gave him an idea. After spending 11 years as a robotic welder at the now

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    New standards fro small workspaces

    April 14, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has introduced a new national standard for working in confined spaces. The standard, Z1006 Management of Work in Confined Spaces, is meant to aid managers, workers and rescuers in identifying potential risks of confined workspaces,

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    What’s your violence policy

    April 7, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    Ontario manufacturers have only a couple months to develop policies on workplace violence and harassment, but many are unsure what they need to do. One thing is for certain; it will involve a lot more than putting a policy notice

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    Celebrating Ontario’s top innovators

    March 25, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky

    Each year the Premier’s Innovation Awards—part of Ontario’s Innovation Agenda—invests $200,000 to $5 million in the provinces top innovators to help advance their cutting-edge research and development, while boosting global competitiveness and creating more high-skilled jobs. This year’s awards ceremony,

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    Lift truck fuel cells get up to speed

    March 24, 2010 by Noelle Stapinsky, Features Editor

    Greene, NY-based Raymond Corp., a designer and manufacturer of electric lift trucks, recently added Plug Power’s GenDrive fuel cell units to its product line. Recently named as an independent North American distributor of the fuel cell technology, Raymond will sell,