Raymond recognized as Manufacturing Leadership Awards 2021 winner
The Raymond Corporation has been recognized as a Manufacturing…
Increase in manufacturing jobs: report
Employment in Canada increased by 351,300 jobs from March…
Increase in U.S. manufacturing technology order: report
The U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $437.9 million, according…
Freightzy partners with Less Emissions to offer carbon neutral shipping program
Less Emissions partnered with Freightzy to offer a carbon…
IHS Markit announces rise in manufacturing growth in February
An expansion in new orders helped improve operating conditions…
High productivity gains: Achieve them with cross training
Build agility by building employees’ abilities.
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
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.
Skills shortage hampers manufacturers’ competitiveness: CME
Survey shows 85% of companies from across Canada are having trouble filling job vacancies.
CAM system improves productivity
High-performance software covers a range of machine tool applications.
Canadians want personalized wellness programs
Survey says they would improve wellbeing and productivity.
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.
Ottawa invests $100M in steel, aluminum SMEs across Canada
Manufacturers and users will get non-repayable contributions for productivity and technology projects.
Distinguish between genuine and apparent efficiency
True kaizen generates no waste and reduces costs.
Explore the abstract: Look beyond the circle with your audits
Applying basic principals such as 5S+1 leads to productivity improvements.
Get organized: shadow boards improve plant productivity
Set up tools as runners, repeaters and strangers to save time and effort.
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?
Covering your assets
Tap into a CMMS system’s by avoiding common application pitfalls.
Four ways to reduce productivity
…while watching your business go down the drain
Playing it smart: Germany, US jump on the digital factory
Most companies see it as key to reducing costs and increasing productivity.
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.
Avoid making workers sick
How’s your lube system?
Operating at top efficiency reduces machine downtime and avoidable maintenance costs.
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.
Let’s simplify innovation
Great innovation does something differently instead of doing something better
Bring balance back to the economy
A renewed strategy for advancing manufacturing should be linked to responsible resource use.
Connecting maintenance with the IOT
Seven ways the Internet of Things will improve the way you manage your assets.
Collaborating with a cobot
Program them to do multiple tasks and deploy them throughout the plant when they’re needed.
Tuning up automotive tooling.
Best of times, worst of times
Automotive sales are great, but investment is going south.
Where defects are eliminated as variables to production.