Will initially employ more than 100 people, and grow to 650 new positions at full capacity by the end of 2020.
US company plans to close its plant in Quebec City and distribution centre in the Montreal area next September.
…but won’t save at least 100 workers from layoffs at the La Pocatiere plant.
But data sharing depends on co-operation among competitors and security remains an open question.
Quebec’s largest city has become a global hub for research in AI.
The Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Montreal showcases automation and robotics technology. Includes smart plant design; automation/assembly; robots and robot accessories; production machines and equipment; automation identification controls; integrators; and motion control.
Canada Infrastructure Bank will help finance a $6.3-billion electric rail system, largely managed and funded by Quebec’s pension scheme.
Plant is expected to produce polyvinyl chloride, used to make rigid plastic pipes.
Concerned jobs could be at stake without new business at the La Pocatiere plant.
The 300,000-square-foot plant is being put up for sale and its equipment moved and auctioned off.
At least half of the factory’s 600 jobs on the line when Montreal subway contract complete.
The 2018 conference hosted by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum will highlight initiatives, programs and strategies that contribute to Canada’s world-class apprenticeship system. Innovative on-the-ground approaches that reflect how traditional models and methods are evolving will be showcased. More than 500…
WTO complaint about US trade practices pursuit of a progressive trade agenda is fuelling the acrimony.
Defects include porous steel plates; incomplete or non-existent soldering; defective bolts.
Retirements and competition for high-skilled workers from other industries will strain hiring efforts.