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Three aerospace companies receive financial government assistance

Pratt & Whitney Canada, Bell Textron Canada, and CAE are receiving financial assistance of up to $685 million from the Governments of Canada and Quebec.

Unifor issues 72 hour strike notice at Rio Tinto facilities in Kitimat, Kemano, B.C.

Prostep, a PLM consulting and software company, is expanding its customer base in China with vehicle manufacturer Magna Blue Sky.

Eastman announces project with USAMP and PADNOS for recycling study in automotive market

Eastman announced a collaboration with the United States Automotive Materials Partnership LLC (USAMP) and automotive recycler PADNOS for a concept feasibility study to demonstrate a closed-loop project to recycle automotive-industry mixed plastic waste in the automotive supply chain.

Canada pays another US$71M for F 35 development

Canada has quietly made another multimillion-dollar payment toward development of the F-35 stealth fighter despite uncertainty over whether it will buy the aircraft and calls from some prominent Canadians not to purchase any new fighter jets.

At least 70% of vehicle sales must be ZEVs to achieve Ottawa’s emissions plan: report

The C.D. Howe Institute says 70 to 75 per cent of Canadian passenger auto sales will have to be zero-emission vehicles by 2030 in order to achieve the federal government’s emissions targets.

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Sensors for automotive stamp and weld

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Napoleon’s sizzle: Innovation and quality are part of the DNA

Hats off to a manufacturing dynamo for doubling revenues in five years. » Read more

Let there be light, by deploying LEDs with wireless controls

EcoGrid makes LED energy efficiency projects pay off with Bluetooth technology. » Read more
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Machine Operator

Mississauga, Ont.
AyA is one of the leading cabinet manufacturers in Canada. In response to the increasing demand of our products, we are hiring 2 machine operators (CNC and Edgebander) for our afternoon shift.
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Assistant Cable Maker

Carp, Ont.
With intelligent video management, video analytics, access control, and innovative perimeter intrusion detection systems, Senstar offers a comprehensive suite of proven, integrated technologies.
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CNC Machinist

Port Colborne, Ont.
Barber Hymac Hydro Inc. is a family owned "build to spec" fabrication and machine shop. The owners all work in the business and want to facilitate your success. We specialize in large scale machining, and support primarily the mining and oil & gas markets.
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Cortec stretch film: a greener packaging option

Cortec’s Eco Wrap compostable stretch film is a substitute for traditional polyethylene stretch wrap. » Read more

Schmalz vacuum products from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect offers a selection of pneumatic vacuum grippers and related parts from Schmalz, used in pick-and-place applications. » Read more
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Canadians expect work from home option from their employers: poll

Annual Canada’s Internet Factbook survey shows how the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed Canadians' internet use. » Read more

EV Battery Tech Signs Exclusive EV Infrastructure Agreement with Automall Development

The Automall is currently configured for ten car dealerships with room for future expansion. » Read more