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May 5, 2011  

Ford closing Ontario plant ahead of schedule

2.1 million-square-foot plant on the market for $22.75 million

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May 2, 2011  

Ontario machining distributors announce joint open house

Open-house will feature equipment from 21 global machine builders.

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April 28, 2011  

Firing for cause? Your company better have proof

Dismissed man receives $25,000 severance despite misconduct on the job

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April 28, 2011  

Chrysler takes major step towards IPO

Auto-maker will take bank loans to repay governments

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
April 27, 2011  

U.S. businesses boost machinery orders

Factory growth driven by rising domestic demand and increased exports

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Technology
April 26, 2011  

More Bombardier jets headed to Uruguay

Montreal-based plane-builder finalizes deal worth US$129 million; builds presence in South America

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April 25, 2011  

Celestica to increase Toronto workforce by 40%

Company plans to restructure and diversify customer base

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
April 21, 2011  

Ontario awards $2.5 million to Warren Industries

Will invest in new production facilities; develop new product line

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
April 21, 2011  

$80M buys Brooks EMS operations

The deal extends Celestica’s market reach

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April 20, 2011  

Toyota to suspend Canadian production in May

No layoffs planned; company will spend time for training and plant improvements

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
April 19, 2011  

Strong loonie wreaks havoc on Canadian firms

Companies are increasingly sourcing inputs and technologies from outside Canada as loonie soars

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
April 19, 2011  

Silfab opens solar module plant in Mississauga

At full capacity, plant will employ 200 people and manufacture 370,000 modules annually

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
April 18, 2011  

Suppliers adjust F-35 component prices

Fighter jets remain hot topic on the campaign trail despite increased efforts to make planes more affordable

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
April 15, 2011  

Canadian M&A’s on the rise in 2011: PwC

Deals worth more than $50 billion completed in last three months

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
April 14, 2011  

SMEs looking to capitalize on strength of loonie: BMO report

Manufacturers could face difficulties as dollar remains firm

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
April 4, 2011  

Canadian SMEs should outsource to offset risk

KPMG reports suggests Canadian SMEs will broaden supplier relationships, but reluctant to explore supply chain outsourcing

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
April 1, 2011  

GM sells major stake back to Delphi Automotive

Sale will help GM focus on core manufacturing operations, analyst says

Tech Centre Automotive Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
March 31, 2011  

Cummins and Bosch develop new piston pumps for coach buses

Axial piston reduce costs by consuming less fuel

News Manufacturing Business Operations
March 25, 2011  

Manufacturing powers US economy

Output from US plants is driving the country’s sluggish economic rebound, which is good news for Canadian manufacturers.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
March 18, 2011  

Corporate tax cuts: key budget debate rages on

The feds will take a hit now, only to yield higher tax returns down the road

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
March 16, 2011  

Manufacturers gathered steam in January, report says

Transportation equipment sector led growth; 17 of 21 industries show gains

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
March 15, 2011  

Feds fund two Quebec manufacturers

Both companies will purchase new equipment to improve productivity; create 19 jobs by 2012.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
March 14, 2011  

Ontario cabinet makers bathe in soapstone’s success

A trip to Brazil opened a new market for cabinet-makers Noreen and Gaetan Frank.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
March 14, 2011  

Keeping it out of the family

More Canadian business owners opting to sell over passing along, PwC survey says.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
March 9, 2011  

More North American manufacturers part of green supply chain

Manufacturers are considering environmental impacts along with financial implications on purchases, according to an IFS survey.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
March 8, 2011  

Online tool helps standardize battery use

Lean Battery Room will increase productivity and reduce costs says Philadelphia Scientific

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
March 8, 2011  

CFIB and Scotiabank to award leading Canadian SMEs

Challenge highlights Canada’s best in employment, community involvement and leadership.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
March 4, 2011  

Conestoga gets federal applied research funding

College will team with Cambridge luggage maker to streamline manufacturing process

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
March 4, 2011  

College-based research would boost innovation

Leveling the field between colleges and universities will be key to grow innovation.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
March 1, 2011  

Eco-friendly cement becomes standard in Ontario, Quebec

Ontario and Quebec recognize Holcim Inc’s. PLC cement in building regulations

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
March 1, 2011  

BC paper mills to improve bio-energy generation capacities

Feds fund $18 million mill upgrades for Catalyst Paper

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Technology
February 25, 2011  

Canada set to lead North American vehicle output

China will overtake as global vehicle output leader