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News Manufacturing General
July 10, 2020  

Cable manufacturer LAPP North America appoints new CEO

Jay Lahman will be responsible for the North American region which includes LAPP USA, LAPP Canada, LAPP Mexico and LAPP Tannehill.

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.

Insight Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Next Generation Manufacturing: A supercluster update

NGen’s goal is to enable capabilities no individual company or organization can achieve on its own.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

China defends WHO, lashes out at US move to withdraw

Calls the move “another demonstration of the US pursuing unilateralism, withdrawing from groups and breaking contracts.”

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Biden proposes $700B-plus `Buy American’ campaign

Proposes tightening current Buy American laws easily circumvented by government agencies.

News Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Canadian unemployment rate to peak at 11% in Q2: OECD

Jobs should return as lockdowns end, but an unemployment rate of 7.7% by the end of 2021.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2020  

US, Mexican presidents talk USMCA without Canada

Trudeau skipped the meeting citing the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

News Manufacturing General Technology
July 9, 2020  

Trium and L.L. Lessard partner to produce masks on a large scale

Automated machine makes disposable and reusable masks that eliminate almost 100% of the most common bacteria and viruses.

News Manufacturing General Technology
July 9, 2020  

NGen and industry partners invest $28.8M in emerging technologies

Nine projects across Canada selected by experts to build manufacturing capabilities.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2020  

Biden wants US to produce more of its own pandemic supplies

Dangerously dependent on foreign suppliers” in places like China and Russia.

News Manufacturing General Technology
July 9, 2020  

SensorUp secures Series A financing led by Evok Innovations

Geospatial platform provides complex operations with visibility and automation.

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 8, 2020  

Air Transat signs deal to use jet fuel made from captured CO2

SAF+ Consortium is setting up a pilot plant in Montreal to make the kerosene used for synthetic jet fuel.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 8, 2020  

Liberals foresee high unemployment, $343B deficit due to COVID-19

Fiscal snapshot foresees a slow return to a new normal, with low economic growth to at least the end of 2021.

News Manufacturing General
July 8, 2020  

Kraken Robotics secures three defence contracts worth $1M

Technology includes marine sensors, laser scanner and enhancement of a customer’s sonar product.

News Energy Manufacturing General
July 8, 2020  

Nova Chemicals hires industry veteran to replace retiring CEO

30-year BP veteran Lusi Sierra joins the Calgary-based operator of plastic resin and chemical manufacturing plants Aug. 1.