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.
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.