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How much longer do you see supply chain issues continuing?

Nine out of ten manufacturers experiencing supply chain disruptions: report

A new member survey by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters shows that nine out of 10 Canadian manufacturers are encountering supply chain issues, with over 60 per cent rating the impact of these disruptions as either major or severe.

Siemens and Nexii partner on EV charging prototype

Siemens Corporation and Nexii Building Solutions Inc. unveiled an EV charging prototype, developed and patented for charging large numbers of electric vehicles in outdoor environments.

Economy adds 337,000 jobs in February, unemployment rate falls to pre pandemic level

Canada’s labour market showed signs last month of finally shaking off the shock COVID-19 delivered two years ago, with the share of workers with a job and the unemployment rate besting levels seen just prior to the pandemic.

MDA announces Space Robotics Centre of Excellence

MDA Ltd. revealed details of its new global headquarters and Space Robotics Centre of Excellence in Brampton, Ontario.

Sponsored Spotlight 

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net-zero collaboration

Technology isn’t enough: Canada needs collaboration to meet its net-zero goals

It’s been over a month since COP26 ended in Glasgow with big commitments and ambitious emission-reduction targets from Canada and many other countries. Now, let’s get down to business. » Watch now
cleantech manufacturing

Clean technology in manufacturing

Recently, PLANT held a roundtable looking at the adoption of clean technology in the manufacturing space, focusing on how manufacturers can be more sustainable and reduce their carbon footprint. » Read more
Sponsored Spotlight 

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EXAIR’s engineered Air Nozzles and Jets reduce noise levels and air costs. “Go Green” by upgrading your blowoff, cooling, and drying operation to our award winning Super Air Nozzles. They provide incredibly strong blowing force, ideal for part ejection as well as blowoff, cooling and drying applications. Available in zinc aluminum alloy, brass, type 303 and 316 stainless steel and peek (plastic). Available in many sizes with force from 2 ozs to 23 lbs. » Learn more
Industry 4.0

Rogers and Sheridan College partner on 5G autonomous vehicle research

The collaboration will involve studying the potential of integrating navigation, diagnostics, and infotainment systems into autonomous vehicles. » Read more

Canada and FCM invest in sustainable projects in Quebec

The Green Municipal Fund, administered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, is funded through an endowment by the Government of Canada. » Read more