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[ICYMI] PLANT'S top 10 news stories from 2016

Check out PLANT's best-read news items to reflect on the year that was.

VW Canada offers to pay consumers $2.1B over false diesel claims

Agreed-upon payments to owners would range from $5,100 to $7,000 for Volkswagen vehicles depending on the model year.

Bombardier says Brazil trade complaint against Canada is without merit

Challenge alleges the aerospace giant received financial help that affected market conditions.

Confidence with caution: growth predicted, Industry 4.0 adoption lags

Manufacturers are primed to grow their businesses but are cautious about investments next year.

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How Alberta is trying to emerge from one of its worst economic downturns

Government has launches various grants and incentives to lure investment from a range of industries. » Read More

NAFTA: Now what?

Would a Trump campaign promise to renegotiate NAFTA actually benefit Canadian businesses? » Read More

OTTO-mating material handling: Clearpath transforms in-plant logistics

The Waterloo, Ont. innovator's self-driving vehicles help manufacturers embrace Industry 4.0. » Read More

Check under the hood: make it part of your due diligence process

Failure to assess cyber risks can lead to litigation and a depreciated value of the acquisition. » Read More


2017 Kaizen Conference

February 15, 2017
Location: Winnipeg
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IFPE 2017

March 7 - 11, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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2017 Dare to Compete [un]Conference

March 21, 2017
Location: Winnipeg
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Design & Manufacturing Canada

May 16-18, 2017
Location: Toronto
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