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News Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
April 28, 2021  

Beckwood to manufacture two custom hydraulic presses for WHK BioSystems

Beckwood Press Company was awarded a contract to design

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
April 7, 2021  

CD-A1000A capacitive discharge welder

Amada Weld Tech Inc. CD-A1000A, a 1,000-watt-second capacitive discharge

News Manufacturing General Production
March 24, 2021  

Gastops celebrates 3,500 engine sensor for F-35

Gastops announced it has recently delivered its 3,500 engine sensor

News Government Economy Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
March 9, 2021  

FedDev Ontario invests in ventureLAB expansion

FedDev Ontario has invested $4.7 million in ventureLAB to

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Technology
January 25, 2021  

Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview

Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and

News Business Operations Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
January 3, 2021  

Wajax to buy Tundra for $99 million

Calgary-based Industrial equipment and services provider

News Manufacturing Economy
June 10, 2020  

Report advises manufacturers how to revive economy amid recovery

The report contains recommendations to kick-start economic growth and create jobs in the manufacturing and energy sectors

News Government Manufacturing General
April 1, 2020  

Quebec warns of equipment shortage as COVID-19 cases soar

Critical needs include protective equipment such as masks, gloves and gowns.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 10, 2019  

Business owners say federal policies not a boon to growth

Survey found half of owners polled plan to invest in their businesses in the next 18 months.

Event Manufacturing General
April 11, 2019  

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

CMTS, presented by SME, is Canada’s national stage for

News Manufacturing General
August 8, 2018  

US tariffs expected to reduce Prairie sales of new farm equipment

Dealer expects rising prices for US-made equipment will steer more buyers to used equipment.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
September 17, 2016  

Benefits of vibration monitoring

Vibration measurements relate to the probability of equipment bearing failure.

News Automotive Energy Forestry Manufacturing Metals Pulp & Paper Transportation General Operations
May 30, 2016  

Manufacturers need to invest or risk derailing growth

Capital expenditures expected to decrease by an average of 10.9% this year.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Production
April 20, 2016  

Wholesale sales fall 2.2% in February: StatsCan

Machinery, equipment and supplies subsector posted the biggest drop.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Operations Production
October 6, 2015  

Rolls-Royce plans $600M upgrade at Indianapolis plant

Renovation will reduce its costs by replacing infrastructure and equipment dating back to World War II.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
June 2, 2015  

GM investing $119M in tools, equipment in Grand Rapids

Automaker says investment will create up to 300 jobs.

News Aerospace Automotive Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production
March 18, 2015  

Wholesale sales fall 3.1% to $53.7B in January

Ontario accounted for most of the decrease, Statistics Canada says.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
October 10, 2014  

CAE gets $200M of orders for training equipment, services

Contracts include a 10-year agreement to provide training for Airbus A350 passenger jets.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance General Operations Technology
June 25, 2014  

What’s new in enclosure technologies

New enclosures from CIEN, PLANT’s technology section.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
December 30, 2013  

Selecting synthetic lubes

Be aware of differences to mineral lubes.

News Facilities Maintenance Operations
December 12, 2013  

CIEN: What’s new in lighting technologies

Industrial lighting technologies from Patlite and Lind Equipment.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
September 19, 2013  

Flaherty releases details on capital cost allowance extension

The measure has been used by about 25,000 Canadian businesses to buy new machinery.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
September 18, 2013  

Sigma Industries sells metal products division for $2 million

Conditional agreement includes inventory, property, plant and equipment.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
June 27, 2013  

US boss held hostage by Chinese employees is free

Departs plant after agreeing to pay severance to workers not being laid off.

News Automotive Business Operations Economy Operations Technology
June 24, 2013  

Federal briefing deflates claim of corporate cash hoard

A revised Statistics Canada estimate puts it at about $544 billion in Q1.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
June 14, 2013  

Ontario scraps repeal of ‘Industrial Exception’

Regulation would have directly impacted the way manufacturers customize their machinery.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
April 30, 2013  

From PLANT’s print edition: Altering machinery?

You’ll need an engineer’s OK after Sept. 1.

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
March 14, 2013  

Canada moves its economic ranking up to 6th place: Conference Board

But we’re still far behind on productivity and attracting global investment.

Tech Centre Facilities Maintenance Operations
February 13, 2013  

What’s new in lighting technologies

Industrial lighting technologies from Patlite and Lind Equipment.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Technology
February 11, 2013  

What’s new in enclosure technologies

New enclosures from Naissus, Hoffman, Schroff Rittal Systems and Hammond Manufacturing.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
October 1, 2012  

Slow growth the real drag on Canadian productivity: Deloitte

Companies not investing enough in their businesses, government policies encourage them to remain small.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
June 25, 2012  

Data game-changer

A new industry standard retrieves “unretrievable” data that helps plants improve output and productivity.