Industry News
March 22, 2019 – Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp., a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, has appointed Joanne Yan to its board of directors after the departure of director Dr. Robert Tarzwell.
March 21, 2019 – A new report by a green energy think-tank calls for increased investment in electric buses to both reduce emissions and boost Canada's growing manufacturing base of the vehicles.
March 19, 2019 – Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro said Tuesday it had been a targeted by "an extensive cyberattack" through a ransomware virus infecting its key operations and disrupting its IT systems globally.
March 19, 2019 – Unifor says it has suspended a public campaign against General Motors as a result of positive talks with the automaker on preserving jobs in Oshawa, Ont.
March 18, 2019 – TTG Automation, a Tooling Tech Group company and supplier of secondary tooling, fixtures and automation solutions, is building a 17,000 square-foot expansion to provide more room for assembling its automated systems. 
March 15, 2019 –Canadian manufacturing sales ended a streak of three consecutive months of declines as they grew more than expected in January.
March 15, 2019 – Bombardier has appointed Steeve Robitaille as senior vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary for Bombardier Inc., effective May 1, 2019.
March 15, 2019 – The federal government has announced $100 million in funding for small- and medium-sized (SME) steel and aluminum manufacturers.
March 14, 2019 – Jean Jobin is stepping down from his role as president and chief operating officer of Cascades Tissue Group and will be replaced by longtime Cascades exec Jean-David Tardif.
March 12, 2019 – Honda Canada celebrated 50 years in business yesterday at an event at the company's head office near Toronto. 
March 12, 2019 – A type of Takata air bag inflator once thought to be safe has now come under scrutiny after a crash and explosion in Maryland injured the driver of an older Honda minivan.
March 11, 2019 – The president of the United Auto Workers union in the United States warned automakers that the union is prepared to strike if it doesn't get its way in upcoming contract talks.
March 11, 2019 – Several industrial automation and manufacturing companies have been named to the 2019 list for Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
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.

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