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Ontario WSIB appoints new health and safety chair

On June 23, 2022 Sean McFarling was appointed to the position of Chair of the WSIB’s Health and Safety Committee. Sean joined the WSIB Board in February 2020 just before the pandemic began and has been serving most recently as Vice Chair of the Health and Safety Committee.

NFRC seeking Accreditation Policy Committee volunteers

The Accreditation Policy Committee (APC) is seeking a volunteer to serve as an Executive Member. Since the APC oversees the laboratory accreditation and certified simulator programs, members affiliated with accredited simulation or testing laboratories are not eligible.

StatsCanada: The total value of building permits rose 2.3 per cent in May

The total value of building permits in Canada rose 2.3% in May to $12.1 billion. The non-residential sector increased 7.0% to $4.3 billion, while the residential sector edged down 0.1% to $7.8 billion.

Frank, the new Ostaco

Frank stands proud at 248 Bowes Rd. For the last 40 years the company was known as Ostaco. Ostaco entered the market as a small patio door manufacturer based in Markham. The addition of windows and entry doors brought growth and expansion.

Skills Ontario is hosting camps across the province to encourage career exploration for youth

This summer, Skills Ontario is hosting skilled trade and technology summer camps for youth entering grades 7, 8, and 9 across the province. With hands-on activities, industry tours, and more, youth can develop their skills and learn about their career paths through sessions led by Skills Ontario staff and skilled professionals.
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Fenestration Conversations Episode #37: CI and Lean: Great ideas, but how do they work in fenestration fabrication?

Aynsley Dueck is operations manager at Duxton Windows and Doors and has focused on bringing Continuous Improvement and Lean processes to her operation for several years now. She talks about just what these concepts are and how they can be applied to window, door and commercial façade manufacturing environments. We cover how to deal with the disruption and change that comes with reforming your processes; how to get employee and management buy-in and how to avoid some common pitfalls. We also look at some of the tangible and less-tangible benefits of CI and Lean, and pick up some specific tips from Aynsley that they’ve discovered in their CI journey. » Listen now

Field Service Technician

Kadant Carmanah is recognized as a global leader of innovation in the design and manufacture of equipment in the Engineered Wood products industry and is the largest supplier of Stranders used in the production of Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and other wood-based composites. » Learn more

Conventional Machinist

The Hayward Gordon Group is a manufacturer and supplier of innovative fluid handling systems, mixers, pumps and parts. We aspire to ISO quality standards for each of our businesses. For over 60 years we have been a highly valued partner to our worldwide customers, providing engineered solutions for difficult applications. Our proven designs are installed in the mineral processing, municipal, chemical, sanitary, oil & gas and general industrial markets. We value our employees by promoting a culture that fosters personal and professional growth, in a safe working environment. » Learn more

Supply Chain Planner

Wonderbrands is looking for Supply Planners to oversee inventory and supply planning responsibilities for assigned plants and/or co-packers. This role maintains capacity plans, production schedules and finite schedules to ensure the efficient delivery of inventory, service and cost objectives. » Learn more
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Interlock USA, Inc. is seeking an experienced and dynamic Territory Sales Manager – Ontario, Canada to join our team located in Reno, Nevada.

Our company specializes in designing innovative and customized hardware solutions for the residential window and door market in North America. Our product line includes advanced systems for sliding, hung, casement and awning windows, sliding, swing and folding doors as well as a full line of European hardware solutions. As part of the ASSA ABLOY group, we combine our global resources to successfully support our partners with unique and market leading product solutions.

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Fensterbau Frontale

Date: July 12 - July 15, 2022 »