Ransomware on the rise
With attacks increasing in frequency and severity, experts offer advice for preparing a solid defense.
Postscript: Show me the money
While the pandemic has forced some manufacturers to reduce…
How ERP brings tangible return-on-investment to the manufacturing and distribution CEO
As the world continues to shift, manufacturers and distributors…
Bosch Rexroth moves…you win
Bosch Rexroth has long used the slogan “We Move. You Win”, but never has it been truer.
Handling Specialty awarded contract by Royal Caribbean
The Royal Caribbean contract is the largest fixed price contract in Handling Specialty’s 58-year history.
Opportunities for industrial manufacturers at the Intersection of sustainability, AI and ethics
How industrial manufacturers can leverage sustainability, artificial intelligence, and ethics to lastingly profitable ventures.
The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show connects attendees digitally and in-person
The Canadian Manufacturing Technology event took place October 4 – 7 at The International Centre in Toronto, Ont.
Safely returning to work after injury
Preventing illnesses and injuries is a shared responsibility among everyone in the workplace, and when an employee is injured on the job, or develops an occupational illness, the workplace is accountable for ensuring the employee receives the care and support that is required.
VIDEO: Sept/Oct Issue Now Available
Read the September/October 2021 issue here: www.plant.ca/digital-edition/ Be sure…
Knowing your human talent to create a lean culture
It has been said that the factory of the future will only require two occupants; one human and one dog.
Micro fibre – maximum performance
How the first micro fibre laser
in Canada is being put to a multitude of uses.
Factory of the future
PLANT spoke with Richard Kunst, President and CEO, and Mariela Castaño, Senior Vice-President and COO, at Kunst Solutions, about the factory of the future, focusing on various trends, technologies and automation.
Why creativity is the key to improved employee performance in a post-pandemic world
Flexibility is the key to increasing employee performance and creativity, by allowing employees
to choose where, when, and how they work.
Automation: Solving the talent shortage or exacerbating it?
Manufacturers are looking to add personnel in order to address the talent shortage, however, 2021’s Advanced Manufacturing Roundtable showed a different approach of how manufacturers were addressing the decrease in personnel.
Help build manufacturing skills and entrepreneurship through indigenous education
While Indigenous peoples account for about five per cent of our national population, Indigenous children under the age of 14 represent seven per cent of all children in the country. Youth represent nearly half of Canada’s Indigenous population.
The very future of manufacturing hinges on automation
A large segment of Canada’s manufacturing workforce will be leaving for good by the end of the decade, and new, younger hires aren’t going to replace them.
2022 Advanced Manufacturing Outlook Report findings discussion on Oct. 21 [WEBINAR]
The 2022 Advanced Manufacturing Outlook Report is set to be published as part of PLANT’s Sept./Oct. issue, and we’ve gathered key leaders across the sector to discuss the report’s findings on Oct. 21, from 1PM ET – 2:30 PM ET.
Don’t let safety measures slip: How to prevent slips, trips, and falls at work
With over 55,000 workers in Canada injured annually because of fall incidents, workers and managers on the plant floor need to be aware of the risks that come with the job and know how to stay safe.
Brilliant work: Lifting INNIO projects at Welland plant
Handling Specialty partners with Gorbel to transport massive engines.
Skill acquisition and definition – The Dreyfus Model
In 1980, a couple of brothers with the last name Dreyfus proposed a model of skill acquisition that has gone on to have a fair bit of influence on discussions about learning, process, and practice. Later, they would go on to publish a book based on this paper and, in that book, they would refine the model a bit to its current form.
Data and Analytics: Not Just For Big Manufacturers
I’m sure you’ve heard time and time again about…
How an industrial manufacturer wrote the next chapter of its 100-year plan
Two DuroVac presidents discuss the importance of financial stability and succession planning as an early necessity for every business.
Can’t find top talent? Take a look in the mirror
The hiring process nowadays is different than what it used to be years ago, but attracting and retaining employees comes down to using the same strategies used to sell to customers.
Salary Survey – EMC’s Take
Plant Magazine sat down with Jean-Pierre Giroux, President, and Scott McNeil-Smith, Vice-President, Manufacturing Sector Performance, from survey partner Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), to get their take on the manufacturing industry and the salary survey results.
Focus: Women in manufacturing
Women in the manufacturing industry responded to the 2021 Manufacturing Management Salary Survey, conducted on behalf of PLANT magazine, and the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), helping to get a better picture of satisfaction levels and salaries of female managers and senior executives in the manufacturing sector across Canada.
Supply Chain Disruption
The pandemic’s effect on the supply chain ushers in a new period of decision-making.
OPINION: Manufacturing Redesigned
EDITORIAL (May/June 2021 issue of Plant magazine)
Power Skiving for Electric Vehicles
How manufacturers can achieve 90 per cent machine use reduction with power skiving
Statistics Canada Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, May 2021
Statistics Canada released its monthly manufacturing survey for May…
Taking a Stand: How Organizations Can Overcome Hate and Inspire Meaningful Societal Change
Talent Canada, a national media brand that looks at…
Protecting our front line
Start-up supplies medical gowns to healthcare workers during pandemic.
Understanding Cyber Insurance
There are several factors that manufacturers should consider before purchasing cyber insurance coverage, as having the right policy is the key to a quick recovery from a cyber-attack without major losses.