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News Manufacturing General
May 25, 2021  

Raymond recognized as Manufacturing Leadership Awards 2021 winner

The Raymond Corporation has been recognized as a Manufacturing

News Construction Government Manufacturing Metals Minerals Economy General
May 25, 2021  

Increase in manufacturing jobs: report

Employment in Canada increased by 351,300 jobs from March

News Manufacturing Economy General
May 25, 2021  

Increase in U.S. manufacturing technology order: report

The U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $437.9 million, according

News Energy Transportation General Health & Safety
May 5, 2021  

Freightzy partners with Less Emissions to offer carbon neutral shipping program

Less Emissions partnered with Freightzy to offer a carbon

News Manufacturing General
March 3, 2021  

IHS Markit announces rise in manufacturing growth in February

An expansion in new orders helped improve operating conditions

Feature Manufacturing General
December 15, 2020  

High productivity gains: Achieve them with cross training

Build agility by building employees’ abilities.

News Manufacturing Economy General
September 3, 2020  

Labour productivity posts strong gain in Q2: Statistics Canada

…but hours worked fall at a much faster pace than output, 30.6 million in manufacturing

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 11, 2019  

Sluggish investment threatens Canada’s prosperity

The only way to raise living standards and incomes is by building a more productive economy, yet politicians are mum on the subject.

News Manufacturing Economy General
October 21, 2019  

Skills shortage hampers manufacturers’ competitiveness: CME

Survey shows 85% of companies from across Canada are having trouble filling job vacancies.

Feature Manufacturing General Technology
October 15, 2019  

CAM system improves productivity

High-performance software covers a range of machine tool applications.

News General
July 16, 2019  

Canadians want personalized wellness programs

Survey says they would improve wellbeing and productivity.

News Government Manufacturing Economy
March 19, 2019  

Relying on equalization not a factor in Quebec’s low productivity: author

Province needs to better educate its workforce, stimulate private investment and encourage innovation.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 12, 2019  

Ottawa invests $100M in steel, aluminum SMEs across Canada

Manufacturers and users will get non-repayable contributions for productivity and technology projects.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
September 24, 2018  

Distinguish between genuine and apparent efficiency

True kaizen generates no waste and reduces costs.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
December 10, 2017  

Explore the abstract: Look beyond the circle with your audits

Applying basic principals such as 5S+1 leads to productivity improvements.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 17, 2017  

Get organized: shadow boards improve plant productivity

Set up tools as runners, repeaters and strangers to save time and effort.

Insight Manufacturing General
August 14, 2017  

Automation: resistance is futile, our workforces must adapt

Nearly 50% of the Canadian labour force is at high risk within the next two decades, so how should we prepare?

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
July 5, 2017  

Covering your assets

Tap into a CMMS system’s by avoiding common application pitfalls.

Insight Manufacturing Business Operations General
March 9, 2017  

Four ways to reduce productivity

…while watching your business go down the drain

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
February 19, 2017  

Playing it smart: Germany, US jump on the digital factory

Most companies see it as key to reducing costs and increasing productivity.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 17, 2016  

Welcome to Trump World

The president-elect’s unlikely victorious bid for the White House points to a likely disruption of global trade and international relationships. That includes Canada.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
December 17, 2015  

Stressful workplace?

Avoid making workers sick

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
April 28, 2015  

How’s your lube system?

Operating at top efficiency reduces machine downtime and avoidable maintenance costs.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
March 29, 2015  

March of the robots: prepare for accelerated global adoption

The Boston Consulting Group is forecasting investment in advanced industrial robots will take off over the next decade.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production Technology
March 20, 2015  

Let’s simplify innovation

Great innovation does something differently instead of doing something better

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
March 20, 2015  

Bring balance back to the economy

A renewed strategy for advancing manufacturing should be linked to responsible resource use.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
January 22, 2015  

Connecting maintenance with the IOT

Seven ways the Internet of Things will improve the way you manage your assets.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Technology
December 24, 2014  

Collaborating with a cobot

Program them to do multiple tasks and deploy them throughout the plant when they’re needed.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Metals General Technology
September 24, 2014  

Advancing tribology

Tuning up automotive tooling.

Feature Automotive Energy Business Operations Operations Production
August 15, 2013  

Best of times, worst of times

Automotive sales are great, but investment is going south.

Feature Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 21, 2013  

Ground zero

Where defects are eliminated as variables to production.