• Power transmission sales surge

    May 18, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    Canadian bearings sales increased in March.Photo: SKF CHICAGO: Manufacturing continued to pick up the pace in March. Canadian and US manufacturers of power transmission and motion control (PT/MC) products saw sales increase for the third consecutive month, according to an

  • Day4 expands European capacity

    May 6, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    BURNABY, BC: Day4 Energy Inc. is expanding its production capacity in Europe to meet increased demand for its high performance photovoltaic products. Day4, a Burnaby, BC manufacturer of high-power solar panels and systems, will increase capacity at its third party

  • News General

    Transportation drives up December manufacturing sales

    February 17, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    OTTAWA: Manufacturing sales rose were up in December thanks mostly to gains in aerospace product and parts, the motor vehicle and the petroleum and coal product industries. Statistics Canada reports sales were up 1.6% to $43 billion, the sixth increase

  • Lakeside Steel increases production, recalls employees

    January 14, 2010 by PLANT STAFF

    WELLAND, Ont.: Lakeside Steel Inc. has increased production on its Stretch Reduction Mill by adding additional production shifts to meet stronger demand for oil country tubular goods (OCTG) products. The Welland, Ont. manufacturer of tubular steel products has also recalled

  • Honey Bee harvests lean success

    May 21, 2009 by Corinne Lynds

    What do you do when business is so good, orders have outstripped your capacity on the shop floor and there isn’t much time to ramp up production to meet the increased demand? That’s the challenge Honey Bee Manufacturing Ltd. faced