Cyber attacks: Are you covered?
Include cyber insurance as part of a risk mitigation strategy.
Unlock new revenue and margins through servitization
How leveraging technology to power services maximizes aftermarket profits.
Driving agility: How standard work helps get it right
Establish the best way to execute an action that everyone will follow.
Sew essential: Making the switch from cushions to medical masks
How a BC textile manufacturer quickly moved to serve COVID-19 PPE demand.
New reality: Managing processes with Deming and EVSM
Reap benefits by adapting the PDCA cycle with value stream mapping.
Clearing the air: Identify and address breathing hazards
Steps to take that will improve workplace health and safety.
Canada’s auto industry: Investment has slowed, electric vehicles beckon
There are challenges for the Canadian industry to overcome but also opportunities.
Controllable membrane to pull CO2 out of exhaust streams
Electrically switchable system continuously separates gases without moving parts or wasted space.
Wasteful processes: Add value by weeding out the poor performers
Tolerating them sets a bad example for staff.
Focus on growth: Five steps to take during the COVID recovery
Hit hard by market disruptions, manufacturers are rethinking strategy.
Voice of the customer: Where lean thoughts become reality
Pandemic issues have distracted from process and product delivery.
Change of routine: Managing plant safety in the COVID-19 era
Hardwire comprehensive measures into workplace routines as production ramps up.
Manage your assets: Organize them with a governance model
Create value with an asset management program.
Five trends in industrial communication technology
Connectors are smaller, smarter and can be customized.
What leaders need to consider before implementing ERP
ERP provides the platform to automate, integrate, and digitize business processes.
Top cyber threats: Prepare for attacks to avoid ransom demands
Attacks are escalating across the country and manufacturers are not immune.
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
Solving problems: Start with “I don’t know”
It begins the process of finding more information.
Smarter factory: Putting digital technology to work in your plant
How digitization and networked systems power maintenance and warehousing.
Shorten measurement, testing setup
Setup and preparation times for large-scale measurement and testing procedures are often lengthy and can delay project deadlines
Keep your distance: New Wearable device sends proximity alert
Two Quebec companies create a company to make the Social Distancer.
Finding balance when consistency of purpose is not quite enough
What customers willingly pay for will change, so think process.
Safeguarding machinery: First line of defence
Understand how safeguards protect workers and reduce the risk of injury.
Making it big: Canadian Shield jumps into face shields
Small Kitchener manufacturer pivots to large production volumes of a patent-pending PPE.
Centre of truth: Uncover previous disturbances to flow
Methodologies can be effective but what about quality?
Working safest: Who’s responsible for what in the workplace
All stakeholders are accountable for their own welfare and those around them.
Lube hygiene: Three tips for reducing equipment failure
Poor lubrication practices are to blame most of the time.
What’s next? Bringing operations back up to speed
Points to consider as manufacturing gets back to business.
Meet the new brew crew: Station Beverage’s cold coffee takes off
Innovation and a beer-inspired process take canned beverages to commercial reality.
Back to work: It’s safety first at TMMC’s assembly plants
GHD helps the automaker ramp up and discusses effective measures.
More than a cost saving: WSIB’s excellence agenda
Develop management systems based on best practices.
Automate the loading dock to keep aging employees on the job and safe
Push-bottom, ergonomic equipment eases the physical effort.