Month: January 2017

Sudbury ON boat manufacturer scaling up with help of $200K federal investment

SUDBURY, Ont.—The federal government is investing $203,306 to help Ontario boat manufacturer Duhamel and Dewar Inc. increase productivity and boost its competitiveness. The company, which operates under the Legend Boats brand name, was founded in Whitefish, Ont.—just outside Sudbury—in 1986 and supplies fully-equipped aluminum boats to customers across the country. Read more on

Canada's updated $500-million auto incentive fund called 'better' than Mexico's, U.S.

Canada now has a government-funded incentive program available to the automotive industry that is at least as good as Mexico’s and perhaps better than those available in the Southern United States, says Canada’s auto czar Ray Tanguay. The federal Liberal government on Monday implemented changes to the Automotive Innovation Fund that now allows automakers, suppliers …

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Honda to invest nearly $500M in Alliston, Ont. Civic, CR-V plants

ALLISTON, Ont.—As the major automakers formulate responses to U.S. border tax threats from President-elect Donald Trump, Honda Canada Inc. has announced plans to invest $492 million in its Ontario operations. The investment will cover the cost of a new paint shop and a range of upgrades at Honda’s Alliston, Ont. campus, where the Japanese automaker …

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Trillium is hiring!

January 3, 2017 –  The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing is hiring a full-time research associate. The Research Associate (RA) will report to our Managing Director, and work closely with the Office Manager. The RA is responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting research for Trillium.  The RA is also responsible for outreach and research on Ontario manufacturing …

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