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Manufacturing

News
December 14, 2020  

Maple syrup harvest hits record high in 2020; sales also rise

(CP) OTTAWA – Canada’s maple syrup harvest hit a

News
December 14, 2020  

Auto sector slow to hire back in the third quarter as manufacturers lagged

By Anita Balakrishnan (CP) TORONTO – The Canadian auto

News
December 8, 2020  

Layoffs at Husky worksite announced after company gets $41.5 million in public cash

(CP) ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The head of a

News
December 7, 2020  

US factories grew more slowly last month; index dips to 57.5

(AP) WASHINGTON – American factories grew at a slower

News
December 7, 2020  

Eight in 10 Canadian manufacturers face skills shortage: report

(CP) TORONTO – Eighty per cent of Canadian manufacturers

Feature
December 3, 2020  

MRO’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview

While most models for 2021, have engine, package, trim, or colour changes, two of the light-duty pick-up truck heavyweights have made major changes to their vehicles.

News
December 1, 2020  

EMC Names Director

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) named Raf Khan as

News
December 1, 2020  

Supremex closing its Edmonton facility, cutting 39 jobs in bid to reduce costs

(CP) MONTREAL – Supremex Inc. says it is closing

News
November 30, 2020  

GM rethinks planned stake in electric vehicle maker Nikola

(AP) NEW YORK – General Motors will not be

News
November 30, 2020  

Flash estimate shows manufacturing sales up 0.6 per cent in October

(CP) OTTAWA – Statistics Canada says a preliminary estimate

News
November 30, 2020  

Cascades to close its napkin plant in Laval, Que. in June 2021

(CP) KINGSEY FALLS, Que. – Cascades Inc. says it

News
November 30, 2020  

China’s manufacturing accelerates in November

(AP) BEIJING – China’s manufacturing activity accelerated in November

Feature
November 23, 2020  

It’s About Time we Treat Belt Driven Machines with More Respect

Belt driven machines are the Rodney Dangerfield of the maintenance industry –
“they don’t get no respect!.”

News
November 16, 2020  

CpK R&D Invents Anti-Viral Plastics to Eliminate COVID-19

CpK Interior Products Inc. has developed a line of

News
November 16, 2020  

Federal government still working on investments in Fiat Chrysler, General Motors

(CP) OTTAWA – Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry

News
November 16, 2020  

Auto industry has hit trough from COVID 19, says Linamar chief executive

(CP) The auto industry has hit its trough from

News
November 16, 2020  

Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 1.5 per cent in September

(CP) OTTAWA – Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose

Feature
November 9, 2020  

Bearing Quality, Service Life and Fatigue Life

What does the user want? What does the machine
designer want?

News
November 9, 2020  

Women in Tech Scholarships Announced

Rittal Systems Ltd. named the Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) ‘Women

News
November 5, 2020  

Production Coming Back to GM’s Oshawa Plant

General Motors Canada and Unifor have reached an agreement,

News
November 2, 2020  

Airbus reports new pandemic losses, but stops bleeding cash

(AP) PARIS – Struggling plane maker Airbus says new

News
November 2, 2020  

US manufacturing activity at highest levels in two years

(AP) WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing posted a strong gain

Feature
October 26, 2020  

Smaller Footprint: Extend the Life of Hydraulics

Energy efficient components and training initiatives can help maintain hydraulic systems.

News
October 26, 2020  

Magna CEO Don Walker to retire at end of 2020, Seetarama Kotagiri named as next CEO

(CP) Canadian auto parts company Magna International Inc. has

News
October 26, 2020  

Tennessee factory to become GM’s 3rd electric vehicle plant

(AP) DETROIT – General Motors plans to spend $2

News
October 23, 2020  

Second Annual German Technology Day Goes Online

The inaugural German Technology Day was held in Kitchener

News
October 23, 2020  

MRO November 2020 Issue Available On-Demand

The December 2020 Digital Edition of Machinery and Equipment

Podcast
October 20, 2020  

Maintenance at TMMC Plants with a Focus on the Environment

  GUEST: Scott MacKenzie TOPIC: Maintenance at TMMC Plants

News
October 19, 2020  

St. Catharines activist group takes issue with ministry stance on former General Motors lands

The Coalition for a Better St. Catharines isn’t letting

News
October 19, 2020  

FCA workers approve Unifor deal to retool Windsor plant for making electric vehicles

(CP) WINDSOR – Unionized workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles