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News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 13, 2020  

Canadian engineers top 9 in global ventilator design competition

Team from Toyota and Fanshawe College beats out more than 1,000 entries from 94 countries.

News Manufacturing Metals General
February 12, 2020  

Samuel acquires 100% of additive maker Burloak Technologies

Metals and industrial products manufacturer acquired its Burloak minority stake in 2017.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Technology
September 19, 2018  

3D-print full-scale parts from CAD

SAAM system reduces waste in the design process and accelerates advancement to production.

Tech Centre Automotive General Technology
September 5, 2018  

GM, Autodesk are lightening up: technology reduces parts weight

Technology collaboration eliminates mass and consolidates parts.

Feature Manufacturing General
December 10, 2017  

Advancing plant design: Focus on people, flow and the future

Workplaces should attract and sustain top talent while being adaptable to change.

News Construction Manufacturing Metals General Operations Technology
June 18, 2015  

3D-printed bridge brings new age of architecture [VIDEO]

Dutch company Heijmans hopes 3D printing a bridge will encourage more to allow design and construction to operate hand-in-hand.

News Manufacturing General
March 3, 2015  

Western gets $522M grant from Siemens PLM

In-kind deal gives engineering students access to NX software.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Technology
March 31, 2014  

Styling with tape

Low-tech tool brings precision to 3D visuals.

News Business Operations Operations Production Technology
May 29, 2013  

Manufacturers are designing factories of the future

People and the flexibility they provide will be central: IDC Manufacturing Insights.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
April 9, 2013  

GE alliance to design plant-based manufacturing facility in Brazil

Design project is the first contract for the global alliance between GE Healthcare and iBio, which was announced in 2012.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
July 26, 2012  

China solar panel makers say dispute with EU risks trade war

European solar companies seek import tariffs on Chinese-made products.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
July 26, 2012  

GM restructures design process, eliminating 20 executive jobs

Automaker says move cuts complexity and boosts accountability.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Technology
July 3, 2012  

Boeing predicts major plane-buying spree

Up to 34,000 planes will be purchased in the next 20 years driven by growth in emerging markets.

News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 20, 2012  

Ford looks at renewable material for parts to cut costs, weight

Automaker could make parts from sisal, a renewable material found in dartboards, carpet and rope.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Technology
June 20, 2012  

Bombardier goes old school to work out C-Series kinks

Life-size model of the manufacturer’s C-Series gives workers hands on feel to identify problems.