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Canada's manufacturing sector records strongest expansion in five months: RBC
The February RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (RBC PMI) pointed to the strongest expansion in Canada's manufacturing sector since last September, although the rate of growth was only modest. Learn more.
Harper government to tackle skills shortage
The Harper government is looking for ways to encourage collaboration between employers, post-secondary institutions and governments to help fill the skills gap. Get the details.
Additive manufacturing embraced by early adopters
The additive manufacturing systems market for industrial applications has made a strong recovery since the recession in 2009, according to a new report by ARC Advisory Group. Read the report.
Canadian Manufacturing Coalition urges feds to make manufacturing top budget priority
In a letter to the prime minister, the executive leadership from 42 of Canada's manufacturing associations urges the federal government to consider adopting measures to form the basis for an advanced manufacturing policy in Canada. Find out more.
Reliable positioning improves process reliability and reduces downtime
Process reliability is one of the principal factors governing the economic operation of high-value micro assembly machines that produce miniature electronic and optical components. Learn more.