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News Government General
July 30, 2020  

The Canadian Shield donates 750,000 face shields to education ministries

The value of the 750,000 face shield donation is approximately $7.5 million

News Manufacturing General
September 12, 2018  

Kraus flooring group to sell distribution arm, cease manufacturing

Layoff notices to more than 200 unionized employees at Kraus Carpets and Strudex Fibres.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
October 16, 2017  

Garneau talks self-driving cars with Tesla execs, makes Canadian pitch

Emphasized R&D capabilities in Ontario and Quebec to complement potential production expansion.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
April 24, 2017  

Waterloo, Ont. launches poop-to-power pilot project

Anaerobic digestion process will create biogas, which can be burned for heat and energy; leftovers are used for fertilizer.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 17, 2016  

Sandvine in Waterloo gets $15M grant from Ontario fund

Money will help with an R&D project that is to create up to 75 jobs.

News Manufacturing General Production Technology
July 21, 2015  

Waterloo startup Suncayr keeps harmful UV rays at bay

UV-sensitive marker is being targeted at sun-loving parents trying to keep tabs on the sensitive skin of their children.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 19, 2015  

Open Data Exchange gets $3M FedDev funding

ODX will support the development of industry standards for machine-readable and freely shared open data.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
May 12, 2015  

Waterloo brews win big at global quality awards

Brick Brewing in Kitchener, Ont. takes home five golds and two silvers.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 29, 2015  

Neverfrost to end winter windshield scraping

U of W innovators develop transparent film to prevent frost.

News Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Technology
May 5, 2014  

Ontario’s technology sector looks to model Silicon Valley for growth

Waterloo organizers hope to mimic Silicon Valley by strengthening ties to companies in Toronto, to create a new technology “supercluster.”

News Manufacturing Business Operations
November 4, 2013  

Potential bidders expected as BlackBerry faces key deadline

Microsoft, Lenovo and Google have reportedly looked at the financials.

News Construction Business Operations Operations Technology
March 1, 2013  

Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge ahead of the pack

BMO report predicts 13,000 news jobs by the end of 2016.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
November 12, 2012  

New Flyer signs contracts to manufacture up 223 diesel buses

Bus manufacturer will build buses for Rochester, NY and Waterloo, Ont. transit systems.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
October 15, 2010  

DALSA to expand R&D investment in Waterloo

DALSA is getting a grant of up to $24.3 million from the Ontario government to support R&D of high performance digital imaging and semiconductor technologies.