Tag : Manufacturing

NGen Manufacturing Program Supports $4.2M Project

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen), one of the Canadian government’s Innovation Superclusters, has approved its first project, a collaborative undertaking with total costs of $4.2M, led by iVexSol Canada (Intelligent Vector Solutions).
NGen will provide $1.89M to develop a new manufacturing process for viral vectors, which are crucial components in the

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Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology R&D Trends

While the transition to full autonomy will be gradual, technology developers and manufacturers need to be well ahead of consumer demand to push the technological readiness of autonomous vehicle systems. Constant research, development, and testing will help ensure that autonomous and connected vehicle technologies can be deployed once market and

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Develop Your Supply Chain Risk Management Strategy

While lean production has become a cornerstone of successful supply chain management and a way for businesses to stay flexible and responsive to changing tastes in their markets, the dependence on—and relationship with—suppliers resulting from outsourcing and minimizing stock creates a host of exposures.

Successfully navigating and managing the risks presented

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October 8-10: EMC Advantage Through Excellence Conference 2019

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping manufacturers grow and become more competitive, at home and around the world. EMC is responsible for contributing significant knowledge, expertise, and resources towards the success of over 13,000 consortium and online member manufacturers who employ hundreds of thousands

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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.
Successful

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[Webinar August 22] SME Manufacturers’ Government Funding Options for ERP

Canadian SME manufacturers strive to scale profitably while coping with global economic shifts, trade rules, and constantly morphing competition. A common obstacle to profitable growth is inefficiency caused by error-prone data entry, paper-based tracking, inaccurate inventory, quality challenges, and unnecessary waste.
The situation is compounded by multiple combinations of disconnected or

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