August 22, 2018 - Quebec's finance minister says the protectionist measures of the Trump administration are already being felt on the ground in the province.
August 22, 2018 - The United States has opened a new battleground in its trade war with the world, announcing preliminary anti-dumping duties on large-diameter welded pipe from Canada and five other countries.
August 16, 2018 - With threats of devastating U.S. tariffs hanging over the auto sector, Canada's economic development minister says Ottawa is considering every possible way it could respond if the Trump administration follows through on its warning.
August 7, 2018 - General Electric says it's laying off 200 hourly workers at its upstate New York plant that produces steam turbines for the company's power unit.
August 5, 2018 - Manufacturer Dorel Industries Inc. warns that proposed tariffs in the U.S. would have a significant impact on all three of its major business lines and could result in higher prices for consumers.
August 3, 2018 - Intertape Polymer Group, a packaging products and systems company based in Montreal and Sarasota, Florida, has completed its deal to acquire Polyair Inter Pack for approximately USD 146 million.
July 31, 2018 - Georgia-Pacific has announced it is closing its Dixie Cup manufacturing plant in Brampton, Ont by the end of its financial year.
July 30, 2018 - Congratulations to all the winners on the 2018 list of Canada's Best Workplaces in Manufacturing, which were announced earlier this month.
July 30, 2018 - Canada will join Mexico and other European and Asian auto-producing countries this week to plot strategy ahead of the potential imposition of tariffs on vehicles and auto parts exported to the United States.
July 27, 2018 - The Timken Company has reached an agreement to acquire Rollon Group, expected to close in September 2018.
Jul. 20, 2018 – Endress+Hauser has concluded an agreement with Westburne that makes the electrical distributor its latest Authorized Channel Partner. The agreement leverages the strategic relationship between Rockwell Automation and Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd.
Jul. 20, 2018 - Emerson has completed the purchase of Aventics, a global provider of smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and factory automation applications. The acquisition is said to significantly expand the company’s reach in the growing $13 billion fluid automation market and solidify Emerson’s automation technology presence in Europe.
Jul. 18, 2018 - For the third year in a row, Manufacturers Automation Inc. has been awarded the Outstanding Distributor Achievement Award 2018 from Carlo Gavazzi. Manufacturers Automation Inc. is an electronic and electrical distributor covering the North American industrial marketplace for the past 36 years.
Jul. 16, 2018 - Burloak Technologies, a division of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited, today announced it has joined GE Additive’s newly-launched Manufacturing Partner Network (MPN). As a launch partner for the MPN, Burloak plans to work closely with GE Additive to accelerate the use of additive manufacturing technologies across different market segments.
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