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FCA confirms $355-million investment in Windsor Assembly Plant

April 26, 2019

“FCA Canada officials confirmed their commitment to the Windsor Assembly Plant April 17, informing Unifor officials it will invest US$355 million in the plant for future product in the next 12 months.” Read the full article by Dave Waddell here!

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Advanced Production Planning and Scheduling Goes Native for Industry 4.0

April 24, 2019

“Advanced production planning and scheduling (APS) is an essential part of manufacturing if efficiencies are to be optimized where there are competing priorities on resources. The process considers raw materials, equipment availability and production capacity and allocates them in the best way to meet customer demands. There are several different tools that may be used […]

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Northern Ontario Business – Fishing Equipment Manufacturer Expanding Facility

April 17, 2019

Black Fox Fishing in Batchewana First Nation has received $50,000 in provincial funding to purchase equipment and expand its manufacturing capabilities. The funds will also be used to secure a trademark for ‘the Trigger’, a device made of steel and plastic that automatically sets up an ice-fishing hook to catch fish. Check out the full […]

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From Prediction to Reality: Ontario’s AI Opportunity

April 17, 2019

“Artificial intelligence, in the broadest sense, is the ability of a computer to perform tasks commonly thought of as intelligent or human. More specifically, machine learning feeds data into algorithms, allowing it to learn from examples. AI’s strength lies in its predictive ability, learning from patterns and allowing for the analysis of vast troves of […]

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Prepare for Industry 4.0 Challenges on Storage and Networks

April 16, 2019

The Internet of Things (IoT) enables a massive number of diverse devices to be connected to various networks within an organization. This results in an organization’s overall network-enabled platform to experience not only an increase in complexity, but also richer data sets. One of the more significant Industry 4.0 challenges is dealing with the effect […]

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Ontario Supporting Business Development – Creating Jobs in Kenora

April 16, 2019

Lake of the Woods Brewing Company has received $1 million to expand its current brewing wholesale and commercial operations by setting up an additional brewing manufacturing facility in Kenora, ON. This expansion will enable the company to meet the increased demand for craft beer products, explore further export opportunities, and create 19 full-time jobs. Check […]

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