September 21, 2018 - ONCAP, a division of private equity firm Onex, has acquired Walter Surface Technologies, in partnership with the existing management team. The Walter Group will retain a minority interest in ONCAP.
September 13, 2018 - Cambridge, Ontario–based automation solutions provider ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire KMW Konstruktion, Maschinen- & Werkzeugbau GmbH & Co. KG and KMW GmbH (collectively, "KMW"), a German-based supplier of custom micro-assembly systems and test equipment solutions.
September 7, 2018 - Minister for Economic Development Navdeep Bains says the government plans to make a decision on safeguards against steel dumping in the coming weeks.
September 7, 2018 - The International Manufacturing Technology Show kicks off next week in Chicago at McCormick Place and is on track to be the largest in exhibit area in the event's 91 year-history.
September 4, 2018 - A lobby group representing European automakers says EU proposals for cutting emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide could result in manufacturing job losses.
August 31, 2018 - Beckhoff Automation has opened its second Canadian location in Laval, Quebec to provide sales and service support in the region.
August 28, 2018 - Canada and the U.S. agreed Tuesday that one of NAFTA's most significant hurdles – defining the content rules of North American autos – may have been resolved by Monday's side deal between the Trump administration and Mexico.
August 27, 2018 - Donald Trump said Monday that the United States and Mexico have reached a bilateral trade "understanding" that could lead to an overhaul – or perhaps the termination – of the three-country North American Free Trade Agreement.
August 22, 2018 - Canada's foreign affairs minister says she's "very encouraged" by signals from Washington that the United States and Mexico are close to figuring out their bilateral issues within the three-country North American Free Trade Agreement.
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 8, 2018 - Schneider Electric Canada, a company focused on the digital transformation of energy management and automation, is partnering with REV, an electrical solutions provider based in Calgary, to provide holistic solutions to meet customer demands in Western Canada.
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.

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