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Feature Manufacturing General
November 24, 2020  

Cyber attacks: Are you covered?

Include cyber insurance as part of a risk mitigation strategy.

Feature Manufacturing General Technology
November 19, 2020  

Unlock new revenue and margins through servitization

How leveraging technology to power services maximizes aftermarket profits.

Feature Manufacturing General
November 19, 2020  

Driving agility: How standard work helps get it right

Establish the best way to execute an action that everyone will follow.

Feature Manufacturing General
November 17, 2020  

Sew essential: Making the switch from cushions to medical masks

How a BC textile manufacturer quickly moved to serve COVID-19 PPE demand.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
November 12, 2020  

New reality: Managing processes with Deming and EVSM

Reap benefits by adapting the PDCA cycle with value stream mapping.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
November 10, 2020  

Clearing the air: Identify and address breathing hazards

Steps to take that will improve workplace health and safety.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Economy General
November 3, 2020  

Canada’s auto industry: Investment has slowed, electric vehicles beckon

There are challenges for the Canadian industry to overcome but also opportunities.

Feature Chemicals General Technology
October 20, 2020  

Controllable membrane to pull CO2 out of exhaust streams

Electrically switchable system continuously separates gases without moving parts or wasted space.

Feature Manufacturing General
October 15, 2020  

Wasteful processes: Add value by weeding out the poor performers

Tolerating them sets a bad example for staff.

Feature Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

Focus on growth: Five steps to take during the COVID recovery

Hit hard by market disruptions, manufacturers are rethinking strategy.

Feature Manufacturing General
September 22, 2020  

Voice of the customer: Where lean thoughts become reality

Pandemic issues have distracted from process and product delivery.

Feature Manufacturing General
September 16, 2020  

Change of routine: Managing plant safety in the COVID-19 era

Hardwire comprehensive measures into workplace routines as production ramps up.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
September 15, 2020  

Manage your assets: Organize them with a governance model

Create value with an asset management program.

Feature Electronics Manufacturing General
September 10, 2020  

Five trends in industrial communication technology

Connectors are smaller, smarter and can be customized.

Feature Manufacturing General
September 4, 2020  

What leaders need to consider before implementing ERP

ERP provides the platform to automate, integrate, and digitize business processes.

Feature Manufacturing Technology
September 1, 2020  

Top cyber threats: Prepare for attacks to avoid ransom demands

Attacks are escalating across the country and manufacturers are not immune.

Feature Food & Beverage Manufacturing
August 6, 2020  

Critical pest prevention measures during the pandemic for food processors

Although any pest is detrimental for stock, food safety and audit scores, rodents are particularly troublesome

Feature Manufacturing General
August 6, 2020  

Solving problems: Start with “I don’t know”

It begins the process of finding more information.

Feature Electronics Manufacturing Technology
August 3, 2020  

Smarter factory: Putting digital technology to work in your plant

How digitization and networked systems power maintenance and warehousing.

Feature Manufacturing Technology
August 3, 2020  

Shorten measurement, testing setup

Setup and preparation times for large-scale measurement and testing procedures are often lengthy and can delay project deadlines

Feature Manufacturing Technology
July 29, 2020  

Keep your distance: New Wearable device sends proximity alert

Two Quebec companies create a company to make the Social Distancer.

Feature Manufacturing General
July 29, 2020  

Finding balance when consistency of purpose is not quite enough

What customers willingly pay for will change, so think process.

Feature Manufacturing General
July 28, 2020  

Safeguarding machinery: First line of defence

Understand how safeguards protect workers and reduce the risk of injury.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
July 27, 2020  

Making it big: Canadian Shield jumps into face shields

Small Kitchener manufacturer pivots to large production volumes of a patent-pending PPE.

Feature Manufacturing General
July 23, 2020  

Centre of truth: Uncover previous disturbances to flow

Methodologies can be effective but what about quality?

Feature Manufacturing General
July 21, 2020  

Working safest: Who’s responsible for what in the workplace

All stakeholders are accountable for their own welfare and those around them.

Feature Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
July 21, 2020  

Lube hygiene: Three tips for reducing equipment failure

Poor lubrication practices are to blame most of the time.

Feature Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

What’s next? Bringing operations back up to speed

Points to consider as manufacturing gets back to business.

Feature Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

Meet the new brew crew: Station Beverage’s cold coffee takes off

Innovation and a beer-inspired process take canned beverages to commercial reality.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General
July 9, 2020  

Back to work: It’s safety first at TMMC’s assembly plants

GHD helps the automaker ramp up and discusses effective measures.

Feature Manufacturing General
June 30, 2020  

More than a cost saving: WSIB’s excellence agenda

Develop management systems based on best practices.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
June 23, 2020  

Automate the loading dock to keep aging employees on the job and safe

Push-bottom, ergonomic equipment eases the physical effort.