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.
Ford Looks for Lightning Strike with Electric F-150
Electric vehicles are nothing new, they have been around much longer than many people realize. Innovators who have tried to make electricity work in a vehicle, have usually come up against a number of prohibiting factors, with cost usually being on top, but another major factor being consumer adoption.
Is your Supplier an Asset? Or an Expense?
As an asset, your supplier is blurred into your daily operation with a common focus on success. The supplier fully understands that their success is based on how successful you become within the market. As an expense, the customer is constantly beating on the supplier for a better and lower price.
Why Lack of Communication is the #1 Killer of Employee Performance
For many CEOs and executives nowadays, communication is by far their greatest challenge. That is not to say they are not good communicators. Quite the contrary, in fact.
MVRC: Simplifying a comprehensive Traceability 4.0 solution
Since the invention of the barcode, traceability has evolved to…
Communicating Effectively When Everyone is Zoomed Out
Recent events have increased adoption of technology to communicate by using virtual meetings.
In Conversation with Stellantis Plant Manager Tania Pratnicki Young
Plant had the opportunity to speak with Tania Pratnicki Young to ask her about her role as Plant Manager, Dundee Engine Plant, Stellantis, and what led her to a career in automotive manufacturing.
OPINION: Embracing Change
In a continually evolving world, pivoting is of utmost importance.
It takes all hands on deck, working together and across borders, to tackle climate change
The Biden administration is off to a bumpy start…
Checking-in on invisible Workplace Hazards
With regular check-ins and a commitment to worker-well-being, psychological hazards can be addressed and supported, increasing the health of workers and their general wellbeing.
Stirred, but not shaken
Manufacturer thrives making fans and laboratory stirrers despite pandemic chaos.
Q&A: Interview with Kim Nelson from Royal Containers
Plant’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Kim Nelson,…
Manufacturing Excellence through Data and Analytics with these Four Initiatives
The world of manufacturing has undergone massive changes since…
Take your manufacturing team engagement to a new level
The challenges of engagement and communication increased in the early days of the pandemic, as information was coming at people from all directions.
VIDEO: Interview with Humera Malik from Canvass AI
Recently, Plant’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Humera Malik, CEO and Co-Founder, Canvass AI, as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series.
New Ram Power Wagon: Modern Truck with a History
Having been an ‘automotive journalist’ for nearly 15 years, and working for an OEM dealership before that, I have had the opportunity to drive a lot of different vehicles, from the smallest, a smart fortwo, to the largest, a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter long wheelbase with a high roof. None have been as unique as the vehicle that recently filled up my driveway.
Getting serious about E-Commerce?
Many businesses have started online selling, and manufacturers are among those looking to get in on the action. This year should be the time that manufacturers kick-start the e-commerce process.
VIDEO: Interview with Andrea Descargar from Green City Plastics Inc.
Recently, Plant’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Andrea Descargar, Director of Global Supply Chain Development, Green City Plastics Inc., as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series.
Take the 2021 Manufacturing Management Salary Survey Now
Salary information, which is kept confidential, helps to compare manufacturing wages to industry averages.
Are you really Pivoting?
The current travel restrictions in effect makes in-person physical meetings a distant memory. Yet, the need for business improvement still exists and is perhaps even amplified.
Getting the Lead Out
Lithium-ion battery manufacturer growing market for material handling applications.
EDITORIAL: Is the future electric?
Change is coming to Canada’s automotive sector.
Responding to COVID-19
How the leaders made a difference.
What lies ahead for manufacturing in 2021?
It’s been a crazy year for manufacturers across Canada,…
What’s up dock? Diagnosing industrial door problems
Address them promptly to protect against environmental and
Year of the pandemic: Issues that impacted manufacturing in 2020
CME’s Management Issues Survey examines 2020 and looks ahead.
Problem employees – How to deal with bad behaviour
Don’t be too quick to impose new rules for isolated misbehaviour.
Pause and Observe
Add a spaghetti diagram to your process menu.
A COVID Hero: Canadian Shield’s Pandemic Journey
A small manufacturer of education technology retools to make a big contribution to face shield production.
Treat Hygiene as a Priority, Without Sacrificing Productivity
Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: Tork North America.…
Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview
Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and…