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News Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Technology
August 16, 2012  

GM subsidiary Opel says it’s in talks to reduce hours at two plants

German plants affected employ more than 15,000 people.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
July 17, 2012  

Héroux-Devtek sells aerostructure and industrial products lines for $300M

Quebec aerospace company to focus on landing gear operations.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability Technology
June 26, 2012  

Nissan highlights need to conserve cash

Japanese automaker has recovered from disasters, but the global economy is highly uncertain.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
June 11, 2012  

Q1 productivity growth is sluggish

Commodity prices will represent a ceiling for gains: TD Economics.

News Energy Operations Sustainability
May 7, 2012  

W2 Energy powers $4M deal with WH2 Luxembourg

W2 Energy Inc. and its joint venture partner WH2 of Luxembourg have signed a $4-million agreement for the manufacture, sale and distribution of W2 Energy’s products in the EU.

News Production Sustainability
April 3, 2012  

Cascades buys converting and storage facilities in Ontario

Paper products maker Cascades Inc. has bought three new Ontario storage and converting facilities for an undisclosed price.

Tech Centre Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
March 14, 2012  

Wireless that works

Recent technology innovations overcome impediments to wireless networking in automotive plants.

News Production
November 4, 2011  

Reducing diesel emissions

Global warming and the need for greater energy security is fuelling the search for even more the fuel-efficient vehicles. The most readily available option is the diesel engine.

News Business Operations Operations Production Technology
October 31, 2011  

Toyota/Honda cut NA output to preserve parts supply

Honda’s assembly plants in Canada will be part of a dramatic international slowdown by the Japanese automaker, which is suffering from a parts shortage due to flooding in Thailand.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
October 21, 2011  

1,550 Maple Leaf jobs could be saved through sales

The union representing food processing employees facing layoffs say the company could save jobs if it finds buyers for the 10 plants it will shut down

News Manufacturing Metals Business Operations
May 17, 2011  

Alcoa spending $2.2 billion to improve efficiency in Quebec plants

Aluminum giant will improve efficiencies with smaller workforce, avoid layoffs