Industry News
Feb. 8, 2018 - Rittal is welcoming EnerQuest, a company that specializes in customized power distribution and electrical solutions, as its newest Certified System Integrator.
Feb. 8, 2017 - Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), a not-for-profit consortium serving and supporting Canada’s manufacturing industry, has announced several changes to its board of directors and daily operations.
Feb. 7, 2018 - Manufacturing AUTOMATION and the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) have launched the 2018 Canadian Manufacturing Study survey. The results, to be published in the magazine’s May issue, will provide detailed insights into the manufacturing strategies, methods and technologies in use in Canada, and give readers the opportunity to compare their facility to others across Canada.
Feb. 5, 2018 - A closely monitored assessment of the U.K.’s services sector, by far the main engine of the wider economy, is showing that Brexit uncertainty is starting to bite once again.
Feb. 2, 2018 - The start of 2018 saw a further easing in the rate of expansion of the U.K. manufacturing sector. At 55.3 in January, the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) was down further from November’s 51-month high and at its lowest level since June last year. That said, the PMI remained well above its long-run average of 51.7.
Feb. 1, 2018 - American manufacturers expanded again last month, though more slowly than in December.
Jan. 31, 2018 - Strength in manufacturing helped boost economic growth in November as the sector posted its largest monthly increase since February 2014.
Jan. 29, 2018 - The British economy picked up some speed at the end of 2017, which was otherwise a year that saw it slow amid uncertainties over Brexit.
Jan. 29, 2018 - President of Tech-Con Automation, Nino LaDuca, shares his thoughts on some of the opportunities and challenges facing today’s manufacturing industry.
Jan. 25, 2018 - Omron Canada has appointed Chris Barnes to the position of account manager, Infrastructure.
Jan. 25, 2018 - George Brown College president Anne Sado has announced the appointment of three new vice-presidents to help guide the college’s transformation as it adapts to meet the realities of the new global and digital economy – including increased automation, digital disruption and shifting labour market demands.
Jan. 23, 2018 - Canadian manufacturing sales hit a record high in November, driven by sales of transportation equipment, petroleum and coal products and the chemical industry, Statistics Canada said Friday.
Jan. 18, 2018 - Steven Travis has joined Klauber Machine & Gear in the role of plant manager, where he will manage the Pacific, Mo., manufacturing facility. His responsibilities include servicing customers, developing internal teams, optimizing processes and production, and ensuring a safe work environment, says the company.
Jan. 15, 2018 - A report by CIBC says the recent strength in Canada’s labour market runs deeper than just the 420,000 jobs added last year.
Jan. 13, 2018 - Autopro Automation Consultants Ltd. has announced its relocation to a new, larger office space in Fort McMurray, Alta., in conjunction with celebrating its 15th anniversary in the region.

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