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Manufacturing growth softens to four-month low, but remains solid

According to IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI, Canadian manufacturers ended the second quarter of 2021 with a robust expansion, led by upticks in output and new orders and a fresh record growth in post-production inventories.

Canadian auto sales surge nearly 52 per cent in Q2 after small increase in June

Canadian auto sales surged nearly 52 per cent in the second quarter from a year ago to mark the second-best three-month period since the start of the pandemic.

‘Carpocalypse’ comes to Canada as vehicle shortage hits car rental industry

When James Charles-Roberts booked a vehicle back in May, he and his family were looking forward to a two-week holiday in Southern California.

NHTSA orders crash reporting for vehicles equipped with ADAS

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a standing general order requiring manufacturers and operators of vehicles equipped with SAE Level 2 advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) or SAE Levels 3-5 automated driving systems (ADS) to report crashes.

Kaye partners with Canadian distributor Alpha Controls

Kaye launched a distribution partnership with Alpha Controls & Instrumentation to expand their geographical footprint.

Sponsored Spotlight 

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Navigating the intersection of automotive and technology industries

Guest Greta Cutulenco, from Acerta Analytics Solutions, spoke with Plant’s Associate Editor, Maryam Farag, about the differences between the automotive and tech industries. She covers the topics of how to bridge the gap between existing technology in automotive and new data science tools, and how to manage diverse, cross functional teams with domain knowledge in both tech and automotive. » Listen now
Sponsored Spotlight 

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Job Board 

Senior Financial Analyst

Fredericton, NB
Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Business Analyst will take a lead role in management reporting, budgetary control, variance analysis and to provide accurate information to support decision making. The Senior Business Analyst will also ensure compliance with corporate policies and IFRS.
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Production Worker

North York, Ont.
This role may be right for you if you’ve worked as a General Labourer, Factory Worker, Production Worker and/or Warehouse Worker. Not to worry though, we accept all applicants from all types of backgrounds for this role as no experience is required.
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Estimating Manager

Etobicoke, Ont.
Mitrex, an Integrated solar and construction solution provider, is looking for an architectural cladding/façade Estimating Manager with AutoCAD and Revit experience to do estimates for commercial, institutional, and high-rise building structures.
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Smart building opportunities for printed sensors

The promise of automated control of the buildings' operations. » Read more

Ready to coach? Making use of new skills

Obstacles and escalating priorities can sap a team leader’s will to learn. » Read more
Manufacturing Jobsite

Mitrex launches manufacturing operations in new factory in Canada

The facility hopes to cement Mitrex as a major player in the North American and global markets, with its R&D efforts, manufacturing capabilities. » Read more

ThermoLift and FortisBC launches first residential gas heat pump field trials

The ThermoLift TC3 residential heat pump pilot is the latest in a series of technologies FortisBC has tested in real world applications prior to marketing through its energy efficiency programs. » Read more