Industry News
March 8, 2019 – The jobs at high risk of being eliminated by automation are more likely to be held by women – but women also possess more of the skills required for the new jobs of the future than men do, according to a new report by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC).
March 8, 2019 – EMO Hannover will bring the top trends in metalworking to manufacturers for its biennial fair in Hannover, Germany, with a focus on system intelligence.
March 7, 2019 – The federal government has announced over three quarters of a million dollars in investments in three Quebec manufacturing companies to expand their operations with new automation equipment.
March 7, 2019 – Ficodis Group, a Quebec-based industrial supply distribution group, will acquire Reliable Bearing, a company specializing in power transmission products.
March 7, 2019 – The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) has announced a new field service advisor for the Burlington, Oakville, Hamilton, Niagara and St. Catherines consortiums.
March 6, 2019 – CenterLine (Windsor) Limited, a builder of custom welding and assembly lines for the automotive industry, has made two new appointments to its marketing team.
March 6, 2019 – The measuring division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance position measurement systems, has appointed Lea Ann Smith as technical sales specialist.
March 5, 2019 – Power management company Eaton has appointed Yan Jin as senior vice-president, investor relations.
March 4, 2019 – Mexico's Congress will be asked to approve a major labour-reform bill this spring as a necessary step to ratifying the new North American free-trade pact (USMCA) later this autumn, say Mexican officials.
March 1, 2019 – American manufacturers expanded at a slower rate in February, as the pace of new orders, production and employment each slipped.
February 28, 2019 – ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc., the Ontario-based global automation solutions provider, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Comecer S.p.A, a manufacturer of advanced aseptic containment and processing systems for the nuclear medicine and pharmaceutical industries.
February 28, 2019 – Thomson Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, is expanding its operations at its headquarters in the United States.
February 26, 2019 – The Ontario Labour Relations Board has ruled that members of Unifor engaged in unlawful strikes in their efforts to protest the planned closure of the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont.
February 26, 2019 – Simplimatic Automation, a provider of industrial automation solutions, is expanding its operations to include a new facility near its Forest, Virginia headquarters.
February 25, 2019 – Parliament will struggle to ratify the new North American trade deal if U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum exports aren't lifted soon, Canada's transport minister warned Sunday during a high-profile gathering of American state lawmakers.

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