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Ramifications of a trade war: an expert look at the numbers for Canada

A new analysis of escalating trade disputes involving the United States warns that a deterioration into an all-out, global trade war would knock North America’s economies into recession. Experts try to get a handle on the economic impacts with some telling numbers.

Trump’s auto tariffs would devastate supply chains, cause mass layoffs

U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to impose 25 per cent tariffs on auto imports from Canada would devastate the integrated supply chain that has taken decades to build and cause job losses on both sides of the border, industry experts warn.

Cheese giant hopes to benefit from Mexican dairy tariffs, after drop in profits

Montreal-based cheese and dairy giant Saputo Inc. is hoping to use its international operations to milk the Mexican market in the wake of impending tariffs.

Auto parts firm Magna plans electric vehicle joint ventures with Chinese firm

Ontario-based auto parts company Magna International Inc. says it will form two new joint ventures with a Chinese company to engineer and build electric vehicles.

2018 Manufacturing Leadership Awards program honours leaders of industry transformation

The 14th Annual Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards Gala, produced by Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council, announced the winners of the 2018 ML Awards. The program recognizes outstanding manufacturing achievements.


Use digitalization to streamline processes across the MRO supply chain

Machinery and Equipment MRO spoke with a sustainability, innovation and digitalization expert at Wajax, one of Canada’s oldest industrial products distributors and services providers, to gain insights into blending innovation with traditional best practices across the MRO supply chain. » Read More

IMTS – International Manufacturing Technology Show

Date: September 10 - 15, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL
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MainTrain 2018

Date: September 24 - 27, 2018
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
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Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure 2018

Date: October 15 - 18, 2018
Location: London, U.K.
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SMRP 26th Annual Conference

Date: October 22 - 25, 2018
Location: Rosen Centre hotel, Orlando, Florida
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