CME to host workshops on SMART funding opportunities
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters will host a series of workshops across Ontario in February to educate manufacturers on how to be a part of the SMART program, which provides funding to eligible companies. Find a workshop near you.
Mazda recalls 52,000 Tribute SUVs in North America
Mazda says it's recalling just under 5,000 Tribute SUVs in Canada from the 2001 and 2002 model years because of possible brake fluid leaks. This is part of a broader recall of 52,000 Tributes in North America. Get the details.
Siemens Canada to acquire RuggedCom for $382 million
Hardened network equipment supplier RuggedCom has agreed to a friendly deal with Siemens worth $382 million, giving Siemens Co. more access to North American and Asia-Pacific markets. Get the details.
Average weekly earnings for manufacturers on the rise: StatsCan
Year-over-year growth in average weekly earnings exceeded the national average in the manufacturing industry, according to a recent Statistics Canada report. Get the numbers here.
Apprenticeship community comes together to address skills shortages
Shortages in the skilled trades are already having an impact on Canadian employers. The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum's upcoming conference is designed to address this by facilitating the development of new ideas, solutions and partnerships. Learn more.
Two major Canadian unions exploring merger by mid 2013
Two of Canada's biggest private-sector unions are considering a merger. Learn more.
Inductive Automation announces security vulnerability fix
The ICS-CERT (Industrial Controls Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team) has received a report concerning a vulnerability in Ignition software from Inductive Automation. This vulnerability allows unauthorized users to download files containing important information about the system and project. Learn how to fix this.
Boca Bearing Company launches global contest to recognize innovation
The Boca Bearing Company, a provider of ceramic bearing and lubrication technology, is celebrating its 25th year in business by giving away more than $20,000 in cash and prizes as part of its international 2012 Boca Bearings Innovation Contest. Learn more.