Tag : Automotive Supplier Competiveness Program (ASCIP)

How to Embrace USMCA with Canadian Government Funding

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) offers many opportunities as well as some challenges for Canadian businesses. If ratified, the new agreement-in-principle will take effect on January 1, 2020 and significantly impact supply chain management, predominantly in the dairy, poultry, and automotive sectors. While there are many businesses across Canada that

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ASCIP Automotive Manufacturing Grants: January 31, 2019 Deadline

Please Note: ASCIP’s final application intake has closed. Ontario automotive manufacturers should explore the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (OAMP) for funding support.
The Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program (ASCIP) is an Ontario government funding program that supports automotive manufacturing technology adoption projects. Through ASCIP funding, automotive suppliers can access Ontario business grants to offset a

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Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program Eligibility

Please Note: ASCIP’s final application intake has closed. Ontario automotive manufacturers should explore the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (OAMP) for funding support.
The Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program (ASCIP) is an Ontario government funding program that provides automotive manufacturers with grants for equipment and software upgrades. Targeted towards tier two and three automotive

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Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program: $100k Grant

Please Note: ASCIP’s final application intake has closed. Ontario automotive manufacturers should explore the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (OAMP) for funding support.
Spanning 700+ parts suppliers and 500+ tool, die, and mould makers, Ontario’s automotive industry is one of the world’s strongest automotive supply chains. Its competitive edge is driven by several key

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Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program (ASCIP): Apply by Nov. 7, 2017

Please Note: ASCIP’s final application intake has closed. Ontario automotive manufacturers should explore the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (OAMP) for funding support.
The Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program (ASCIP) is an Ontario government funding program that supports automotive parts suppliers’ capital investment initiatives. ASCIP grants support projects that help businesses increase their productivity,

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Automotive Supplier Competitiveness Improvement Program: 2017 Deadlines

In Canada, automotive suppliers represent a sophisticated value chain that includes hundreds (or even thousands) of manufacturers. Each auto part manufacturer must maintain high productivity to fulfill customer demand, however this can be challenging without innovative equipment, strong internal processes, and skilled employees. Thankfully, the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association (APMA)

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Automotive Technology Encourages Alert Driving Through Smarter Seats

To stay competitive in the automotive industry, manufacturers must find innovative solutions to differentiate themselves and their products. Investing in new research and technology developments can enable both small and large manufacturing businesses to achieve higher profits, and become more competitive.

In support of this ideology, Magna International Inc. has invested

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Automotive Industry on Pace to Secure Over $1.5 Billion in Investments

Unifor, Canada’s largest automotive workers’ union, recently approved new 4-year labour deals with General Motors and Chrysler-Fiat Automobiles. The agreements, which also prevented a potential October 10 strike, will secure slight increases to wages and pensions of workers.
However, the real gains made through these negotiations come from securing new investments into

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