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Manufacturing output stagnates, despite a marginal rise in April: RBC PMI
The Canadian manufacturing sector stagnated in April, an improvement from the contraction observed in March, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (RBC PMI). Read the report.
Ontario budget underscores the importance of manufacturing: CME
The provincial budget from the new Ontario government is a positive step forward in revitalizing the province's manufacturing sector, but more must be done to create jobs and support business growth, according to Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), the country's largest trade and industry association. Learn more.
USDA suggests new fees at Canada U.S. border; sequestration to blame
Canadian manufacturers fear even more fees may be looming at the Canada-U.S. border as the U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends revenue-generating measures that could result in higher costs. Get the details.
Real GDP up 0.3 per cent in February, helped by manufacturing: StatsCan
Statistics Canada says the economy grew by 0.3 per cent in February, keeping pace with January's growth. Read more.
Precision manufacturer reduces tool set-up time by 66%
The demand for the production of defence components is growing by the day in India, and by their very nature, precision manufacture of these components is critical. But with long tool set-up times, one manufacturer needed to find a way to improve its processes. Here's how the company did it.