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Budget fails manufacturers … again

Budgeting is hard. As inflation rises and supply chains crack, it becomes even harder to play Nostradamus with your hard-earned money. During the build up…

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Smart manufacturing benefits recognized but investment lacking

More than 75 percent of respondents to a recent smart manufacturing survey recognized smart technology would increase their company’s competitiveness, but only half indicate their…

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NEW STUDY BY STRATEGIC EXITS PARTNERS REVEALS NORTH AMERICA IS CATCHING UP IN THE GLOBAL ROBOTICS RACE

New research finds that America is securing a dominant position in many new robot categories, outpacing Europe and Asia Mobile robots predicted to fuel demand…

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Future of Manufacturing – How Automate Canada is Leading the Way in the Industrial Automation Industry

Automate Canada is a national association representing companies in the Canadian industrial automation industry. Founded in 2018 by the Canadian Association of Moldmakers (CAMM) and…

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Canadian Survey on Business Conditions, second quarter 2022

From April to early May 2022, Statistics Canada conducted the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions. The survey collects information on the environment businesses are currently operating…

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Innovate Canada 2023 in Waterloo to showcase advanced manufacturing

Ontario’s Waterloo Region has been awarded Innovate Canada 2023, a business event that will spotlight ground-breaking work taking place across Canada’s manufacturing innovation sectors. The…

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North American robot sales record double digit growth

North America’s robotics market had its best quarter ever to begin the year: Companies from the US, Canada and Mexico ordered 11,595 industrial robots –…

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Top 5 Robot Trends of 2022

INDUSTRY UPDATE Click image to enlarge The operational stock of industrial robots hit a new record of about 3 million units worldwide – increasing by…

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StatCan reports that unemployment rate drops as wages ramp up in May 2022

The overall gain in jobs in May came as the number of full-time jobs climbed by 135,000, but part-time employment fell by 96,000. The economy…

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Federal government announces $247 million to create 25,000 apprenticeship positions across Canada

May 30, 2022  •   HALIFAX — The federal government is announcing nearly $247 million to help create more than 25,000 apprenticeship positions in the skilled trades…

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