2017 Automotive Technology Mission to China

20. Jul. 2017 , , Events, News & Commentary   0 comments

Ontario Ministry of International Trade, in cooperation with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in China and Automotive Manufacturers’ Association of Canada, is organizing an Automotive Technology Mission to China in September 2017. You are warmly invited to partake in the mission to exhibit in the Ontario Pavilion at 2017 China International Auto Products Expo (CIAPE) …

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Monthly Survey of Manufacturing, May 2017

19. Jul. 2017 News & Commentary   0 comments

Manufacturing sales increased for the third consecutive month, up 1.1% to $54.6 billion in May. The gain was mainly attributable to higher sales in the transportation equipment and chemical manufacturing industries. Sales were up in 16 of 21 industries, representing 71% of the manufacturing sector. Sales of durable goods rose 2.2%, while sales of non-durable goods declined 0.3%. Chart 1   Manufacturing sales rise In constant …

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Manufacturing sector shows green shoots in North America

19. Jul. 2017 , , News & Commentary   0 comments

“You can’t import a vision … you can’t duplicate legacy. You can’t import the heart and soul of every man and woman workin’ on the line,” Bob Dylan said in a Chrysler commercial earlier this year. Maybe so, but how can we bring some manufacturing back to the shores of North America, or at least …

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Greenhouse Juice expanding manufacturing plant in Mississauga, Ont.

11. Jul. 2017 , News & Commentary   0 comments

MISSISSAUGA, Ont.—A niche juice maker is expanding its manufacturing plant in the Toronto suburbs. Greenhouse Juice Co., a three-year-old firm that produces organic, cold-pressed juice and operates a dozen shops in the GTA, has received $6.3 million from the federal government to upgrade its operations. Read more on CanadianManufacturing.com

Canada Goose opens two new facilities in Quebec, Ontario

04. Jul. 2017 News & Commentary   0 comments

TORONTO—Canada Goose Holdings Inc. has opened the doors at two new Canadian facilities and plans to create several hundred jobs in Quebec and Ontario over the next 18 months. The new additions include a 95,000 sq. ft. manufacturing plant in Boisbriand, Que. and a material and cutting distribution centre in Scarborough, Ont.—not far from the …

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Staying Carbon Neutral at the Trillium Network

20. Jun. 2017 News & Commentary   0 comments

Across Ontario, manufacturers are doing their bit to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Actions range from installing energy-saving equipment to optimizing production processes and logistics. These efforts are good for the environment and often help the bottom line by reducing costs.   At the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing, we decided to find out just …

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