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Layoffs at Husky worksite after company gets $41.5M in public cash

Will leave just 10 skilled tradespeople at a site that once employed 2,700.

First doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to land next week

249,000 doses coming, everything hinges on Health Canada approval.

Employment outlook is moderate as COVID continues: survey

ManpowerGroup says employers in all four regions and nine industry sectors expect to increase payrolls.

Canadian-made COVID detector set to ship worldwide

Continuously samples air quality and triggers a silent, cloud-based alert to facility managers.

Trump summit aims to boost faith in vaccine; excludes Biden

Soon to be ex-president is trying to frame vaccine development as a key component of his legacy.

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Focus on growth: Five steps to take during the economic recovery

Hit hard by market disruptions, manufacturers are rethinking strategy. » Read more

Next-gen actuators for seventh-axis robotic spot-welding

Two models, high and lower force deliver up to 30 million welds in typical applications. » Read more

Do your salary and benefits measure up?

Use the EMC-PLANT salary calculator, a tool compiled from the 2020 salary survey conducted by PLANT and the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium to compare against the survey average for your category. » Read more
Business Intelligence 

Is it time for manufacturers to reshore?

The pandemic has exposed supply chain vulnerabilities, causing companies to re-think their off-shore manufacturing. » Read more

What are the most common machine safety violations?

Experts weigh in on the four most frequently encountered areas of noncompliance during risk assessments. » Read more

Fiscal update falls short on climate change, income inequality

Pace of government action doesn’t align with the twin urgencies. » Read more

Cyberattacks on the rise – how to protect your business

Organizations are more vulnerable to cyber-attacks as employees work from home. » Read more