Plant.ca

Category
Production

Feature Manufacturing General Production
September 24, 2018  

Distinguish between genuine and apparent efficiency

True kaizen generates no waste and reduces costs.

Feature Automotive General Production Technology
August 27, 2018  

Quality in real time: How IIoT is changing automotive production

Defects are spotted and fixed before vehicles roll off the assembly line.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
July 19, 2018  

Saputo sells Australian dairy operations for $244M

Condition set by Australia’s regulators for Saputo’s $1.3 billion takeover of the Murray Goulburn Co-operative.

News Manufacturing Transportation General Production
July 4, 2018  

TTC says 67 of its Bombardier streetcars will be sent back for repairs

Repairs will be made in Quebec, Bombardier covering the cost; completed by 2022.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
July 3, 2018  

Emotional attachment: It creates employee engagement

Workers immersed in a process look for potential improvements.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Production Technology
June 8, 2018  

Linear & Rittal: Blazing a trail through the automation industry

– Sponsored article by Rittal Linear Transfer Automation, Inc.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Production Sustainability
May 22, 2018  

Northern Pulp says no wastewater pipe to NS waterway, no mill

Company’s plan and spotty environmental record is creating tension in Pictou.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
April 27, 2018  

Ford Canada spared from parent’s plan to cut most car models by 2020

Oakville complex currently assembles Edge, Flex, Lincoln MKX and Lincoln MKT, all sport utility vehicles.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
March 5, 2018  

War on waste: Observations from the shop floor to top floor

Identifying waste is easy, the challenge lies in engaging everyone to apply the tools

News General Production
February 20, 2018  

NL unveils plan for faster, cheaper offshore oil and gas development

Province will review regulations, enhance seismic data and advance tie-back technology to extract more from existing sites.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
January 12, 2018  

FCA to invest $1B in Michigan plant, pay out bonuses

Warren Truck Assembly Plant will make the Ram Heavy Duty Truck starting in 2020.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General Production
January 10, 2018  

UPDATE: Confirmed, Alabama picked for new $1.6B Toyota Mazda plant

Will produce the Toyota Corolla compact car for North America and a new small SUV from Mazda.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Production
December 4, 2017  

What’s ahead for Canada’s automotive industry

Trump, trade and technology’s impact on the auto sector.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
December 4, 2017  

By the numbers: How to study a process

Analyze your data according to mean, median, mode and range.

Feature Aerospace Automotive Manufacturing General Production
October 23, 2017  

IIoT is changing automotive and aerospace manufacturing

How these industries are making the digital transformation.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance Operations Production
August 22, 2017  

TECH TIP: How’s your motor running?

Use voltage, current readings to check conditions.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Production
August 22, 2017  

Safe forklift operation: employers, drivers share the responsibility

Ensure drivers are properly trained and capable of operating forklift vehicles safely.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General Operations Production
August 22, 2017  

Smart data modelling

Use it to better predict bearing failure.

Feature Manufacturing Operations Production
August 21, 2017  

High-tech sausage: new line gives processors 25% speed advantage

Artificial casing extrusion technology uses real smoke in smoked sausage production.

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.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
August 17, 2017  

Details count: focus on fine points to reduce rework

Getting them right ensures you deliver what the customer wants.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
August 16, 2017  

Auto disruption: APMA focuses on tech, trade and Trump

The automotive parts association’s annual conference for suppliers set a positive note despite uncertainties globally and closer to home.

Feature Government Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
July 4, 2017  

West coast revival: Seaspan leads Canada’s NSS

A national shipbuilding strategy to renew Canada’s naval and coast guard fleets is paying dividends coast-to-coast.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
June 26, 2017  

Prepare for an attack: lessons learned from Verizon-Yahoo ordeal

Without adequate remedial actions in place, cyber attacks can impact organizations in many ways.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
June 23, 2017  

St Marys Cement puts CO2 to work

Manufacturing cement products creates a lot of carbon dioxide, but it can be used to grow one of nature’s greenest sources.

Feature Aerospace Automotive Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 23, 2017  

New projects boost innovation: aerospace, automotive and entrepreneurs targeted

Incubators, accelerators, and developers collaborate with industry and academia to nurture research and development.

Feature Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 22, 2017  

Innovation highlights: what’s in it for you?

Accessing funding for innovation and R&D is a lot easier.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 22, 2017  

Building better supervisors: certificate program boosts plant floor leadership

The EMC-Harvard course develops critical thinking, leadership and management skills, while delivering ROI and other benefits.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 22, 2017  

Marijuana on the job: time to update your alcohol and drug policies

Prepare for workplace issues related to the medical and recreational use of marijuana.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations Production
June 21, 2017  

Employee engagement: create owners and form natural work groups

Manage rules, create owners out of employees and organize natural work groups to enhance the benefits of lean.

Feature Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General Operations Production Sustainability
June 20, 2017  

Flow Water’s commitment to mindful hydration

Flow Water commits to the environment with a high-quality healthy beverage in a Tetra Pak container.

Feature Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
April 21, 2017  

Build your skills: government funding is available – be proactive

Getting serious about workforce training? Here are some programs to get your company started.