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.
Back to work: It’s safety first at TMMC’s assembly plants
GHD helps the automaker ramp up and discusses effective measures.
Next Generation Manufacturing: A supercluster update
NGen’s goal is to enable capabilities no individual company or organization can achieve on its own.
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.”
Biden proposes $700B-plus `Buy American’ campaign
Proposes tightening current Buy American laws easily circumvented by government agencies.
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.
US, Mexican presidents talk USMCA without Canada
Trudeau skipped the meeting citing the challenges of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
NGen and industry partners invest $28.8M in emerging technologies
Nine projects across Canada selected by experts to build manufacturing capabilities.
Biden wants US to produce more of its own pandemic supplies
Dangerously dependent on foreign suppliers” in places like China and Russia.
SensorUp secures Series A financing led by Evok Innovations
Geospatial platform provides complex operations with visibility and automation.
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.
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.
Kraken Robotics secures three defence contracts worth $1M
Technology includes marine sensors, laser scanner and enhancement of a customer’s sonar product.
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.