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Manufacturing sales up 2.6 per cent in February, biggest gain since July 2011
Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 2.6 per cent to $49.6 billion in February, the largest increase since July 2011. Get the numbers.
Digital manufacturing market offers immense growth potential: study
The global digital manufacturing market has immense potential for growth and expansion over the next decade, according to a new study from Frost & Sullivan. Read the report.
With economy weak and at risk, IMF tells Canada to keep supporting growth
The International Monetary Fund is advising Canadian policy-makers against pulling too hard on the reins of austerity while the economy remains weak and vulnerable to shocks. Read more.
U.S. industrial production rises 0.4% in March as auto factories, power plants surge
U.S. industrial output rose in March as cold weather kept utilities busy generating heat and a surge in auto production helped offset broader weakness in manufacturing. Learn more.
New sensors help control robots for improved productivity
Assembling, deburring and polishing are all complex tasks that were done manually in the past. Today's robots are capable of doing this and much more – with a little help from sensors to control the robot's movements. Click here to learn more.