August 21, 2017
Okuma held its 2017 Summer Showcase event July 19-20 at its North American headquarters in Charlotte, NC. More than 200 customers from 100 companies attended the event. Okuma created a video to highlight the event.
August 17, 2017
The Government of Canada has committed to supporting the country's shipbuilding industry with an eight-year, $800 million contract for Thales Canada Inc. and Thales Australia Ltd. that will help support the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships and Joint Support Ships. The investment means shipbuilding companies such as Irving Shipbuilding and Seaspan's Vancover Shipyards will be building ships in Canada to support the commitment.
August 8, 2017
MicroStep is expanding its North American presence with the launch of a new subsidiary, MicroStep USA. The Slovakian based manufacturer of CNC cutting machines such as plasma and oxyfuel machines, laser utting, waterjet and pipe and profile cutting machines, expanded in Canada in 2015 with the opening of its Canadian subsidiary, MicroStep Canada, headed by president Kal Shergill and based in Burlington, ON.
August 3, 2017
Canada's automotive industry continues to post solid gains, with several major automotive companies posting sales gains and one automotive parts manufacturer posting a 6.6 per cent sales increase in its second quarter over the 2016 quarter.
August 2, 2017
Red River College (RRC) in Winnipeg, MB, is getting a $10 million investment from the Federal government for aerospace and advanced manufacturing educational programs.
July 27, 2017
Roberto Nicoli has been named managing director of Bystronic Canada. Nicoli has been with the company since September 2014 as director of global key account management.
July 26, 2017
Wilson Tool's newest manufacturing plant in Canada, a 4,366 sq m (47,000 sq ft) facility in Toronto, is one of seven production facilities the company operates around the around the globe, and it's one of two operations in Canada.
July 25, 2017
The Federal government, via the Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) is investing close to $1.5 million in two Quebec manufacturing companies to help supoort 225 jobs and the creation of an additional 40 jobs.
July 21, 2017
Meet the Asterix, the first large naval ship to be built in Canada in more than 20 years. The new ship, built by Davie Shipbuilding, made its debut on July 20, 2017.