Canadian auto sales cruising towards record year, says DesRosiers

03. Nov. 2017 , , News, News & Commentary   0 comments

October’s numbers brought total sales this year to about 1.76 million, up 5.6 per cent from last year, with every month but April hitting a new record

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Provice backs technology, innovation projects at 21 Ontario auto parts firms

02. Nov. 2017 , , News, News & Commentary   0 comments

The investments will help pay for software, hardware, training and operational investments…

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Guelph, Ont. polymer manufacturer investing $1.7M in plant expansion

01. Nov. 2017 , News, News & Commentary   0 comments

HP Polymers will bring in new equipment and add five new positions at its Puslinch, Ont. facility…

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2007 Decline

31. Oct. 2017 , , History of Ontario Manufacturing, News   0 comments

The period from 1990 to 2005 was overall moderately promising for manufacturing in Canada and Ontario. Other than two brief dips in 2001 and 2003, manufacturing sales in Ontario rose each year from 1994 until 2006. Similarly, employment in Ontario’s manufacturing industry experienced solid growth during the same period, except for the period from 2001 …

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Ontario government backs expansion projects at three London manufacturers

24. Oct. 2017 , News, News & Commentary   0 comments

The government contributions will spur millions in company investments and create dozens of new jobs…

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NAFTA

24. Oct. 2017 History of Ontario Manufacturing, News   0 comments

As discussed in earlier posts, Canada and the United States have a long history of trade agreements, going back to before Canada was a unified country. In 1854, the Reciprocity Agreement between all of British North America and the United States was put into place. This agreement greatly reduced tariffs for many types of raw …

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