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Quebec to reopen manufacturing, retail, and construction businesses

Most retail stores in the province will be able to reopen on May 4, while the province's construction and manufacturing sectors will be allowed to start reopening on May 11.

Mexico to reopen auto factories

The move follows a U.S. campaign to get Mexico to reopen the plants out of concern for the North American free trade zone’s supply chain.

Nearly one-third of Canadian companies seeing sales drop by 40%: StatCan

The highest proportion of businesses reporting losses and layoffs in a StatCan survey were in the accommodation and food services sector, as well as retail.

California temporarily suspends plastic bag ban

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order on April 23 that allows retailers in the state to provide customers with single-use plastic bags for free for 60 days.

Sepro expands it footprint in India with new distribution pact

The France-based robotic automation maker has signed a distribution contract under which Labotek A/S, Frederikssund, Denmark, will sell Sepro robots in India.

Woodbridge Inoac Technical Products ramps up sites for face mask production

The company is converting its manufacturing facilities in Kitchener and Woodbridge, Ont., as well as Chattanooga, Tenn., to make the masks.
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KraussMaffei produces facial visors for regional institutions in Hannover, Germany

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NatureWorks donates enough biopolymer to fashion 10 million N-95 masks

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