Studies & Reports
Jun. 18, 2018 - U.S. industrial production slipped 0.1 per cent in May, primarily dragged by a drop in manufacturing caused by a major fire at a parts supplier for trucks.
Jun. 18, 2018 - Canadian manufacturing sales unexpectedly fell in April as sales in the petroleum and coal products and transportation equipment industries dropped.
Jun. 5, 2018 - The British economy appears to be bouncing back following a period of near-stagnation that had reinforced fears about the impact of Brexit, surveys indicated Tuesday.
Jun 3, 2018 - Another month of strong hiring drove the nation’s unemployment rate down to 3.8 per cent — tantalizingly close to the level last seen in 1969, when Detroit still dominated the auto industry and the Vietnam War was raging.
Jun. 1, 2018 - U.S. manufacturers expanded at a faster pace last month, another sign of strength for American industry.
May 30, 2018 - A monthly survey shows Chinese factory activity has risen to an eight-month high, in a positive sign for the world’s No. 2 economy.
May 16, 2018 - U.S. factories cranked out more appliances, computers and aircraft last month, lifting manufacturing production for only the second time in five months.
May 16, 2018 - Canadian manufacturing sales rose a better-than-expected 1.4 per cent in March, as weakness in motor vehicle sales was more than offset by gains in the metals and aerospace industries, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday.
May 1, 2018 - The Canadian economy, which contracted to start the year, bounced back in February, led by gains in the mining and oil and gas extraction sector.
May 1, 2018 - U.S. manufacturers say the pace of their expansion continued to slow in April, with many factories saying their output is still growing but is crimped by shortages of workers and skills.
Apr. 30, 2018 - Chinese factory growth has slowed slightly, according to a monthly survey released Monday that showed activity in the world’s No. 2 economy holding up despite worries over trade tensions with the U.S.
Apr. 20, 2018 - Responding to the “Amazon effect” and today’s consumer demands, manufacturers are reprioritizing and focusing their technology investments on inventory optimization solutions (43 per cent) and integrated planning and execution technologies (41 per cent), according to findings from the 2018 Intelligent Manufacturing survey conducted by JDA Software.
Apr. 17, 2018 - Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales grew 1.9 per cent to $55.8 billion in February, boosted by the transportation equipment industry.
Apr. 17, 2018 - U.S. factory output edged up a slight 0.1 per cent in March, as strong production gains in motor vehicles and electronics were partially offset by declines in food and textiles.
Apr. 2, 2018 - U.S. manufacturers say they expanded at a slower pace in March, with many factories saying they’re having a tough time getting supplies in order to meet demand from customers.
September 10-15, 2018
AI Manufacturing 2018
September 12-13, 2018
International Robot Safety Conference 2018
October 9-11, 2018
Advanced Design and Manufacturing Expo 2018
November 14-15, 2018