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Toronto, Peel Region entering Stage 2 of Ontario’s restart phase

Windsor-Essex remains in Stage 1 due to high COVID-19 case numbers on farms in the region.

Magna expanding Michigan seat manufacturing facility

The expansion of the Highland Park plant will generate US$35.4 million in private investment and create 480 jobs.

Germany bans single-use plastic straws, food containers

The German Cabinet has announced an end the sale of plastics including single-use cutlery, plates, stirring sticks, and balloon holders, as well as polystyrene cups and boxes by July 3, 2021.
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Molded Precision Components donating face shields to Barrie Business Association, other businesses

MPC’s Shield-U face shield, developed in conjunction with medical device maker Sterling Industries, is a Class 1, Health Canada-approved medical device. » Read more

New centre helps Quebec manufacturers adopt Industry 4.0 technology

Called DigifabQG, this industrial expertise centre in Longueuil, Que. gives manufacturers a single point of contact with digitization experts. » Read more
Special Reports 
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New stretchable, conductive composite material for wearable applications

Developed by researchers at Sweden's Linköping University, the material may have widespread use in smart clothing, wearable electronics, and electronic skin. » Read More
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Researchers develop solvent-free technique for plastic production that could reduce manufacturing costs

A team at Purdue University has developed a new way for manufacturers to mix polymers and nanocellulose in order to save material and production steps when using plant-based materials in auto part and food packaging molding. » Read More
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