Tag : Automotive Industry

Advancing R&D in Ontario: NRC Manufacturing and Automotive Innovation Hub

The National Research Council (NRC) of Canada’s focus is to assist Canadian manufacturers in adapting to advanced manufacturing – including mass customization, process industrialization, and factory automation to increase the productivity and competitiveness of various sectors of Canadian industry.

To address these opportunities for advancement, there is a high-tech space for

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New $100k Grant: Ontario Automotive Modernization Program

Ontario auto parts suppliers can now receive additional support when they introduce new lean manufacturing or technology to their businesses through the Ontario Automotive Modernization Program (O-AMP). Funding via the program is meant to help modernize Ontario’s automotive supply chain and make it more competitive against national and international markets.
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Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF): $20M for Woodbridge Foam Corporation

Woodbridge Foam Corporation, based out of Mississauga, Ontario, is a global systems solution provider specializing in fully-integrated foam solutions. These solutions – including polyurethane, polypropylene, polystyrene, and polyethylene – are destined for both automotive and non-automotive markets. The company has recently received Canadian government funding to support facility upgrades and

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Electric Vehicle Technology R&D Opportunities

The automotive industry is preparing for a future where consumers can purchase a wide range of powertrain types. Although internal combustion engines (ICEs) will continue to represent a large portion of the market, battery electric and hybrid options will grow in popularity and become a much more widespread option. OEMs

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