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Bombardier to build flagship jetliner in new $350 million plant at Pearson airport

Bombardier Inc. has secured a long-term lease from the Greater Toronto Airports Authority for space to build its flagship business jet at Pearson airport.

Manufacturers named to Canada’s Top 100 Employers list for 2020

Mediacorp Canada invited about 10,000 employers to submit applications to the 2020 contest, which is celebrating its 20th year.

Canadian machine manufacturer names Beckhoff top supplier in EMEA

Husky Injection Molding Systems recently awarded control system supplier Beckhoff Automation with its EMEA Supplier Award.

Report: Canadian manufacturers see three months of improved business

Overall business conditions improved during November 2019, marking three months of sustained recovery, according to IHS Markit.

ABB Canada names new country managing director

ABB Canada has appointed Eric Deschenes as country managing director and head of the electrification business, effective January 1, 2020.

Philips automates its grinding process with razor-sharp precision

An automation solution for a grinding machine at a Philips electronics plant employs robotics and tooling to improve accuracy and production cycle times. » Read full article
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Landing gear manufacturer fined $135K after workers injured in explosion

A manufacturer of structural landing gear components for aircraft in Woodbridge, Ontario has been fined $135,000 by Ontario provincial court. » Read full article

Ontario invests $3M in training for automotive and advanced manufacturing workers

The province’s new Rapid Skills pilot will provide short-duration training. It is designed to help workers who are unemployed, underutilized, or at-risk of being laid off. » Read full article

9 tips for engaging older workers

Experienced workers are assets on the manufacturing floor. Here's how to make them feel valued. » Read full article

Ontario opens employment centre for laid-off Bombardier workers

The province says it is working with Bombardier Thunder Bay and local unions on the centre, which will connect laid-off workers with local job and training opportunities. » Read full article
Event Calendar 

ARC Industry Forum 2020

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 3-7, 2020
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RoboDEX/Smart Factory Expo

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Date: February 12-14, 2020
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Manufacturing Automation Asia

Location: Singapore
Date: February 20-21, 2020
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Automation Technology Expo 2020

Location: Cairo, Egy.
Date: March 14-16, 2020
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Hannover Messe 2020

Location: Hannover, Ger.
Date: April 20-25, 2020 2019
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ISA Automation Expo & Conference 2020

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: April 29-30, 2020
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Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show

Location: Montreal
Date: May 11-14, 2020
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