March 7, 2019 – Ficodis Group, a Quebec-based industrial supply distribution group, will acquire Reliable Bearing, a company specializing in power transmission products.
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.
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.
February 22, 2019 – General Motors extending the life of its only Detroit factory until early next year.
February 22, 2019 – The head of Magna International Inc. says U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum continue to dent the auto parts maker, but suggested President Donald Trump's move to rev up production lines on U.S. soil could give it an advantage.
February 22, 2019 - Canada's ambassador to the U.S. is optimistic that a long-awaited end to Canada's steel-and-aluminum tariff nightmare could be just weeks away.
February 20, 2019 – A worker is dead after an accident at a Calgary cement plant.
February 19, 2019 – The PTDA Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Wendy B. McDonald Award, which recognizes a woman who has established herself as an integral contributor to her company's success and brought positive change to the power transmission/motion control industry.
February 15, 2019 – BlackBerry is getting $40 million in federal funding to help it develop technologies for self-driving cars.
February 15, 2019 – Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts, has agreed to acquire an automation and robotics company based in Danvers, Mass.
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