Apr. 25, 2018 - A state-owned Chinese automaker announced plans Wednesday to produce electric vehicles in South Africa, highlighting the growing role of the world’s largest auto market in a technology seen as the global industry’s future.
Apr. 25, 2018 - General Motors is adding a shift at a Tennessee factory that makes GMC and Cadillac SUVs, putting about 700 people to work.
Apr. 24, 2018 - A few hundred workers, activists and relatives of victims of a 2013 garment factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,134 people and left thousands injured held a rally Tuesday as the country marked the fifth anniversary of the disaster.
Apr. 24, 2018 - Kubota Canada Ltd. (KCL) has announced a new home for its Canadian operations.
Apr. 17, 2018 - A Canadian aerospace components maker plans to invest in new advanced manufacturing technology and nearly double its workforce.
Apr. 17, 2018 - Shares of Tesla Inc. traded lower Tuesday after reports that the company had shut down production of its Model 3 mass-market electric car again to solve manufacturing bottlenecks.
Apr. 16, 2018 - Advanced automation technology provider Festo plans to expand its Regional Service and Manufacturing Center in Mason, Ohio, by approximately 350,000 square feet, nearly tripling the company’s capacity in logistics, production and industrial training solutions offered through its Festo Didactic Learning Center. The company says the new US$90-million investment is a next step in maximizing the 47-acre campus to meet growing demands in the North American market.
Apr. 14, 2018 - General Motors says it will eliminate a production shift at its Chevy Cruze manufacturing plant in Ohio that could cost as many as 1,500 jobs.
Apr. 13, 2018 - Building products manufacturer Vision Extrusion Group is committing to a $18.2-million upgrade project at its Vaughan, Ont., facility.
Apr. 13, 2018 - Takata Corp., the Japanese air bag maker embroiled in a massive global recall linked to at least 22 deaths, said Thursday that its president has resigned now that its acquisition by U.S. mobility safety company Key Safety Systems has been completed.
Apr. 10, 2018 - The Ontario government is supporting the assembly of light rail vehicles for communities in Peel Region and Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) with the opening of Alstom’s new assembly facility in Brampton.
Apr. 9, 2018 - Unex Manufacturing, a provider of order picking solutions, has purchased SpeedCell Storage Systems, expanding Unex’s product and solution offerings to further optimize space and efficiency while bringing high-density storage solutions to the pick, put or assembly line, it says.
Apr. 4, 2018 - The deadline for deciding what to do with a former wind tower manufacturing plant developed with $56 million in provincial funding has been extended into May, Nova Scotia’s business minister said.
Mar. 29, 2018 - Morgan Truck Body, a manufacturer of medium-duty truck bodies, is expanding its manufacturing footprint into New England.
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