August 20, 2019 – For the second month in a row, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made a billion-dollar funding announcement for public transit in Quebec, a province whose support he badly needs to maintain power come election time in October.
August 20, 2019 – An Ontario manufacturer and distributor of perforated metal sheets and plates used in noise reduction, construction and filtration is receiving nearly $1.5 million in funding from the federal government to install new equipment.
August 19, 2019 – Two Quebec manufacturers have received a combined $1.2M in funding from the federal government to acquire new automation equipment.
August 15, 2019 – The union representing workers at the General Motors Oshawa plant says it has been negotiating fair closure/restructuring agreements for independent parts and suppliers workers impacted by the forthcoming assembly line closure.
August 15, 2019 – U.S. industrial production fell 0.2 per cent in July, as factory activity slumped in a worrisome sign for the economy.
August 12, 2019 – Pneumatics technology specialist ROSS Controls has acquired Pneumatrol Limited as of July 31, 2019.
August 12, 2019 – Marie Davis wants better medical insurance coverage.
August 9, 2019 – Proax Technologies, a Canadian industrial automation solutions provider, has acquired C&B Industrial Supplies Ltd. in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
August 9, 2019 – Applied Manufacturing Technologies (AMT), a North American automation engineering company supporting manufacturers, robot companies, systems integrators and line builders, is marking its 30-year anniversary on August 11, 2019.
August 8, 2019 – Magna International Inc.'s second-quarter profit fell 28 per cent to US$452 million as the auto parts maker experienced lower operating margins and higher expense items compared with last year.
August 6, 2019 – Auto parts manufacturer Martinrea International Inc. has reported earnings roughly in line with expectations despite some signs of a slowdown in the industry.
August 1, 2019 – General Motors said Thursday that higher prices for popular pickup trucks and SUVs helped overcome slowing global sales and profit rose by one per cent in the second quarter.
August 1, 2019 – Maple Leaf Foods Inc. says its second-quarter sales rose by 12.5 per cent during the period, fuelled in part by growing demand for plant-based protein products.
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