Bringing back the business
The Toronto chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) says the time has come to rebalance what should be done offshore and what should be made here.
Manufacturers are confident and investing in 2012
Canadian manufacturers are making investments today that will put them in a position to cash in on business opportunities when global economic conditions settle, according to a survey of senior executives.
Manufacturers continue steady growth: RBC-PMI
Manufacturing growth held steady in October despite continuing uncertainty in the global economy, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index.
Fewer US orders: Manufacturers sitting on cash
Canadian manufacturers and exporters are holding back on hiring new workers and making new investments as they cope with fewer orders from the US.
Here we go again: Buy American 2
US President Barack Obama’s proposed new $447 billion American Jobs Act is aimed at creating much-needed jobs in the United States, but it’s also reigniting trade tensions between the country and Canada, its biggest trading partner.
Orders grow, production picks up the pace in August
The pace of new business picked up for Canadian manufacturers in August according to a new Canadian purchasing managers index report that follows a Statistics Canada’s latest GDP figures showing a contraction in the second quarter.
How to achieve post-recession success
Based on initiatives undertaken by more than 4,000 Ontario manufacturing companies during this difficult period, here are some of the lessons that are applicable to any size manufacturer.
SMEs are optimistic
The global economy is coming back to life after last year’s economic meltdown, and Canadian manufacturers are getting back in the game. But they’re facing a very different business and trade environment.
It’s time to go global, but are you ready?
For years the Canadian federal and provincial governments, not…
Manufacturers are optimistic: looking for new markets
Manufacturers are venturing beyond North America for sales. Photo:…