Volvo Autonomous Solutions launches autonomous transport solutions project
Volvo Autonomous Solutions is moving ahead with a commercial pilot…
Increase in U.S. manufacturing technology order: report
The U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $437.9 million, according…
Medical plastics’ demand to hasten growth: report
Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Transformative Mega Trends Power…
VIDEO: Interview with Andrea Descargar from Green City Plastics Inc.
Recently, Plant’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Andrea Descargar, Director of Global Supply Chain Development, Green City Plastics Inc., as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series.
February auto sales down from year ago due to lockdowns and supply chain disruptions
(CP) TORONTO – Canadian auto sales in February were…
Pandemic drives manufacturers to accelerate digital transformation
Companies dealing with remote work forces, supply chain issues and need for better information.
The importance of agility
Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: Alithya How a modern…
Shoring up our future closer to home
AME’s whitepaper “A Manufacturing Marshall Plan” calls for reshoring, nearshoring and leanshoring.
ProMat Manufacturing and Supply Chain Show 2021
ProMat is presented by MHI, the international trade association…
Canada’s post-pandemic supply chain challenge
It’s creating opportunities for companies most capable of responding to gaps in supplier capabilities.
The coronavirus pandemic requires us to understand food’s murky supply chains
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of knowing about our supply chains
Building procurement resilience in a volatile world
Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partner: SYSPRO. A four-step…
Biden wants US to produce more of its own pandemic supplies
Dangerously dependent on foreign suppliers” in places like China and Russia.
CN investing $310M in Ontario to strengthen its rail network
Will focus on intermodal facilities, rail and tie replacement and maintenance of track infrastructure.
Companies prodded to rely less on China, but few respond
Drug makers looking to reduce reliance but consumer electronics, medical devices and other industries are hanging in.
What Canada knows about food crises can help prevent shortages
Whatever the causes of food instability, there are demonstrable, viable solutions.
COVID-19 brings new challenges to food and beverage industry
Be aware of the obstacles ahead so you can continue to meet supply chain and consumer needs.
Key COVID-19 testing chemical reaches Canada
The ingredient needed in tests for the virus has been in short supply in the highly competitive and strained global market.
Manufacturers are responding to COVID-19
They’re helping to meet critical shortages of health care products for diagnosing, treating, and preventing the virus.
Railways confront tough times with volumes dropping as recession looms
Carloads fell more than 17% year-over-year as industrial supply chains remain shut down and retail severely curtailed.
Actions Canadian business leaders should consider to manage COVID-19
Look at reduced demand for exports, supply chain disruptions, adverse domestic spending and financial liquidity constraints.
Cargo ship denied entry to port of Halifax over COVID-19 concerns
Siem Cicero is carrying a shipment of cars, which is considered non-essential.
Truck hauling toilet paper catches fire on Texas interstate
Bathroom tissue has been in high demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Ontario’s essential businesses include manufacturing
TORONTO — The Ontario government has provided details regarding…
Doing business in the time of COVID-19: EDC
The challenge to the global economy and Canadian exporters depends on the severity and longevity of COVID-19.
Microsoft says virus hurting supply chain more than expected
Windows licences and its Surface devices “are more negatively impacted than previously anticipated.”
Feds warned agricultural sector near ‘tipping point’ due to blockades
Producers are having difficulty getting their products to market
Feds invest $15M in western rail to improve transport capacity
Will improve shipping efficiency from the Alberta Industrial Heartland.
Amazon is big … really, really big; U.S. workforce hits 500K
Amazon’s growth comes with increased scrutiny, as some U.S. presidential candidates want to break it up
Feds invest in digital tracing for steel supply chain
Funding for two firms will support a proof of concept for a using blockchain and artificial intelligence.
[BREAKING] Teamsters say they have reached a tentative deal with CN, work set to resume [UPDATED]
Union said normal operations at CN will resume Wednesday at 6 a.m. local time across Canada.
LCBO says distribution issues to be resolved by Civic Holiday weekend
LCBO has stressed that there were no supply shortages but acknowledged that deliveries were moving at a slower pace than usual.