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April 3, 2013  

Modest growth forecast for five key industry sectors

Conference Board of Canada, BDC report says companies are looking for new markets

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January 31, 2013  

Boeing sticks with 787 battery; production speed up plan

Plane-maker will not drop the lithium-ion batteries at the centre of the 787’s problems.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
October 9, 2012  

Blue Mountain Plastics closes the loop

Plastic collected from Blue Bin initiatives is processed into food-grade bottles for Ice River Springs water.

News Production Sustainability
September 14, 2012  

Plastic to oil machine generates heat from landfills

Machine chews through 240 kilograms a day to produce enough oil to heat 70 homes in northern Canada.

Tech Centre Business Operations Operations Production Technology
May 10, 2012  

PLANT takes on Milan: Day 2

Expansive FieraMilano showcases FluidTrans, Plast 2012 and Xylexpo trade shows.

News Electronics Business Operations Operations Technology
October 27, 2011  

$100B in lost output to China coming home: BCG

Manufacturing in China for North American markets is not as cost-effective as it once was, and it appears some of the lost US production may be coming back.

News Chemicals Metals Business Operations Operations Technology
October 12, 2011  

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.

News Chemicals Production
August 29, 2011  

New $80M chemical plant for Sarnia

BioAmber is building its first North American biosuccinic acid plant in Sarnia, Ont. as the location for its first North American biosuccinic acid plant.

News Chemicals Business Operations
February 15, 2011  

Key industries waiting on customers for full recovery

Canadian manufacturers in key industry sectors are waiting for their customers to fully recover from the recession before consistent growth will occur, says a Conference Board of Canada report.

Tech Centre Automotive Business Operations Operations
December 8, 2010  

Taking a winner to market

ICI founder and president Terry Ball with a small

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
November 22, 2010  

Plastics recycler ramps up new processing line

Resource Polymers expects to have its wash line for recycled plastics up and running by mid December as it charges up its new processing line.

News Business Operations Operations
November 12, 2010  

GM, Hyundai drive home winners at SPE awards

Carmakers awarded for materials innovation