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Judge orders owner to demolish Packard plant in Detroit

A judge has ordered the demolition of the deteriorating Packard auto plant in Detroit, finding that it had become a public nuisance.

Sustainable clothes build brand

Following the success of a holiday pop-up online store over Christmas, Ontario Parks has started a year-round online store.

UK economic growth slows amid declines in manufacturing

Britain’s economic growth slowed in February amid declines in the production of cars, computers and chemicals.

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Supply Chain Roundtable

ROUNDTABLE: Supply Chain Issues

During the roundtable we looked at how the pandemic has exposed supply chain issues in the Canadian manufacturing sector. Also, why business uncertainty resulting from volatile trade issues and global disruptions are forcing manufacturers to examine their entire supply chain network. » Watch now
Honda manufacturing plants

Honda invests in Ontario manufacturing plants

Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM) will invest $1.38 billion over six years to upgrade its Alliston, Ontario, manufacturing plants. HCM is partnering with the governments of Canada and Ontario, with each contributing $131.6 million. » Read more
cleantech obstacles

Cleantech Obstacles: How to overcome?

What are some of the obstacles that Canada faces in our path to go green? And how can they be overcome? » Watch now
Manufacturing Jobsite

Ontario investing $5M in two companies to boost advanced manufacturing capabilities

These two investments from the Ontario Together Fund are meant to strengthen Ontario's medical technology manufacturing ecosystem. » Read more

Q&A: Guy Courtin of Tecsys on supply chain and warehouse management

"All of a sudden the warehouse itself and its role within the supply chain network has taken on very different activities than what it was built for." » Read more