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News Manufacturing Economy General
June 29, 2020  

Small business confidence increases slightly in June: CFIB

Many fear future COVID-19 outbreaks could renew closures and interruptions.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
June 17, 2019  

West Fraser announces additional permanent production cuts in BC

CItes timber supply constraints owing to pine beetles, wildfires and pricing.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
February 10, 2014  

PEI finances steel plant expansion in hopes of creating 40 jobs

$4.5M project will expand fabrication shop and to purchase automated equipment to increase production capacity.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
January 4, 2013  

Mazda boosts capacity at new Mexican plant

Japanese automaker will produce up to 230,000 vehicles annually by 2016 at Salamanca City facility.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
March 22, 2012  

Ford lays the foundation for a $1B factory in India

Ford Motor Co. laid the cornerstone for a new $1 billion dollar factory in India on March 22, pressing ahead with expansion plans despite an uncertain outlook for Asia’s No. 3 economy where growth in car sales has recently waned.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
February 9, 2012  

Toyota invests $400 million in Indiana plant

Automaker creating 400 jobs at Princeton plant to increase Highlander SUV production.

News Manufacturing Metals Business Operations Operations
January 12, 2012  

Alcoa shutdowns won’t affect Canadian operations

Aluminum-giant shutters three European plant as part of plan to cut global capacity by 12 per cent