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Ford announces Ford Ion Park, a battery Centre of Excellence

Ford announced a new global battery Centre of Excellence, called Ford Ion Park, to accelerate research and development of battery and battery cell technology, including future battery manufacturing.

GM introduces Ultium Charge 360

General Motors introduced Ultium Charge 360, a holistic charging approach that integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify the overall charging experience for GM electric vehicle owners.

FCA Canada donates to United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County

FCA Canada announced a donation of $943,149 to the United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County 2020-2021 campaign.

One year into pandemic, manufacturers are optimistic but will face challenges: Report

According to an industry report from Sikich, nearly three-quarters of manufacturers and distributors are optimistic about their business prospects, and over half are looking to expand their workforce in the next six months.
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Q&A: Interview with Kim Nelson from Royal Containers

Plant’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Kim Nelson, President and CEO, Royal Containers, as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series. » Read more

VIDEO: Interview with Humera Malik from Canvass AI

Plant’s associate editor, Maryam Farag, spoke with Humera Malik, CEO and Co-Founder, Canvass AI, as part of Women in Manufacturing’s Conversations with Industry Leaders series. » Read more
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Women in Manufacturing

New speakers announced for Women in Manufacturing!

Hear from keynote speaker Rhonda Barnet, president and COO of AVIT Manufacturing, Marie-Pierre Lalande and Gary Kidson, HR leads at Sanofi Canada, and many others at Women in Manufacturing! At this all-new, free-to-attend online event, leaders and employees of every level – women and men – will hear from industry champions on how to support a diverse and inclusive workforce. » Register Now!

Ecoclean connect

Ecoclean released a cloud solution; Ecoclean connect. Defined data generated by the cleaning system’s control unit is transmitted to the cloud in encrypted form via a secure connection. They are stored, evaluated, analyzed and linked in the IoT platform. » Learn more

NewTek high-temperature LVDTs

The high-temperature HATR-750 series of LVDT position sensors from NewTek Sensor Solutions offer a solution to sensors that fail when operating in environments with unanticipated temperature spikes. » Learn more

Slideways extruded profiles

Slideways is offering a range of extruded profiles to support conveyor belts, chains and guide rails designed to keep product on conveyors. » Lorem ipsum dolor

CAE announces the appointment of Mary Lou Maher to CAE’s board

Mary Lou Maher was Canadian Managing Partner, Quality and Risk for KPMG Canada and Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity for KPMG International from 2017 to February 2021. » Read more

Awesense launches a digital energy marketplace to help develop clean energy solutions

The Awesense Marketplace purports to provide a common framework for companies to collaborate towards the future of clean energy and digital transformation. » Read more