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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.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
March 27, 2015  

What you need to know about ISO quality management revisions

Corporate leaders have to be more involved and committed to the objectives set out in management systems and plans to achieve them.

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

Feature Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production Sustainability
March 19, 2015  

Green power for forklifts

Electrovaya’s green tech will be field tested by Mondelez’s distribution centre forklifts to reduce emissions and improve productivity.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Production Technology
March 17, 2015  

Carbon fibre on the fast track

Speedy technology development is driving widespread carbon fibre adoption for cars of the future.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
March 16, 2015  

Release the swarm!

Aeryon’s drones take flight in world markets

Feature Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
February 16, 2015  

Not-so-free trade

Protectionist measures blocking Canadian manufacturers from bidding on government contracts in the US are creating trade friction.

Feature Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
December 31, 2014  

Embrace hydrocarbons

Innovator Bob Mitchell says carbon is not the boogeyman; Alberta could lead the world in better energy utilization.

Feature Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
December 30, 2014  

Betting on newsprint

As competitors fold, Alberta Newsprint Co. adopts an innovative business strategy that quickly adapts to market conditions.

Feature Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability Technology
December 19, 2014  

Calling all collaborators

Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum highlights technology development to close productivity gaps and keep costs in check.

Event Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
November 21, 2014  

LEAN Level 1 Certification – Yellowbelt

This yellowbelt certification program presented by Canadian Manufacturers &

Feature Aerospace Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance Operations Production
October 2, 2014  

Bombardier’s quest for excellence

The Montreal aerospace company’s Achieving Excellence System provides a roadmap that integrates world-class best practices.

Feature Electronics Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Technology
September 25, 2014  

The Internet of Everything

“Connected” technologies bridge the shop floor to the top floor and provide major benefits to maintenance, efficiency and productivity.

Feature Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
August 24, 2014  

Mind the curve

There are new challenges, but automotive opportunities are plentiful.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Production Technology
August 19, 2014  

Advancing high-strength steel

AUTO21 research targets welding defects.

Insight Forestry Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Production Sustainability
August 15, 2014  

Canada needs a national forestry policy

“Action items include sustainable rules for wood harvesting that secure investments and jobs…”

Event Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
May 21, 2014  

Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum (CESCF)

The Canadian Energy Supply Chain Forum (CESCF) brings energy

Insight Aerospace Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
March 24, 2014  

Automotive reality check

Government participation in automotive investments is a global reality and the cost of doing business.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Metals Operations Production
March 11, 2014  

MBRP’S full metal tactics

It’s pedal to the metal for this Huntsville fabricator of automotive aftermarket performance exhaust systems.

Feature Manufacturing Metals Production
February 10, 2014  

Kick-starting the stick of steel

Colt Hockey’s stick of steel exceeds Kickstarter goal to fund production.

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.

Feature Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 20, 2013  

Taking the heat

Hot air recovery saves New Brunswick mill $40,000.