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GM says pickup truck production to return to Oshawa plant with new Unifor deal

The automaker says construction will begin immediately at the plant and will include a new body shop and flexible assembly module.

Report: Strong Canadian manufacturing growth continued in October

Canadian manufacturers reported an increase in output, new orders and purchases during October, says the latest IHS Markit Canada report.

CAMM, Automate Canada release ‘Made in Canada’ plan for SMEs

The report provides a list of recommendations and observations for the SME segment of Canada’s advanced manufacturing sector.

Ontario focuses on tax breaks, reskilling in COVID-19 recovery budget

Here are some of the announced supports in the $45 billion plan of interest to the manufacturing sector.

Editorial: Biden's win could be a springboard for Canadian innovation

Joe Biden has won the U.S. presidential election – so what does that mean for the Canadian manufacturing market and its supply chain? » Read full article

Meat processor fined $50K for worker injury

A meat processing company in Ontario has been fined in provincial court after a worker was injured by a machine. » Read full article

Taking control: New panel builder sees orders tick up during the pandemic

Launching a company during a global crisis may not have been on the vision board at Black Controls Company, but the team came through with a bigger order book. » Read full article

Bringing production back home: What it means for automation

Pandemic shortages have amplified concerns about over-dependence on offshore providers, causing more manufacturers to consider reshoring. » Read full article

Are cobots the future of manufacturing production?

Collaborative robots are key to strengthening North America’s position in the global marketplace, said experts at A3’s recent webinar. » Read full article

The critical value of purposeful work in manufacturing

While building a motorcycle at home, columnist Paul Hogendoorn reflects on valuable lessons applicable to manufacturers during the pandemic. » Read full article

Virtual Engineering Week

Date: Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2020
Location: Online
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Empower the Field Through Innovation

Date: Dec. 1, 2020
Location: Online
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OnRobot Expo

Date: Dec. 2-3, 2020
Location: Online
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