Tag : Manufacturing

[WEBINAR] Feb 19: Software Options for Scheduling and Production Efficiency

Software solutions have the potential to transform automotive and manufacturing businesses, making them more competitive, innovative, and profitable. In an Industry 4.0-led world, efficiency in manufacturing is dependent on listening to the needs of manufacturers. It’s time manufacturers step into the next generation of efficiency without overly complicated systems that

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Ontario Business Events to Attend in February 2019

Small business events provide opportunities for business professionals to grow, network, and stay competitive. Not only are they exceptional learning forums where one can hear industry leaders speak, but they also enable attendees to network with peers, connect to customers, learn about competitors, and spark innovation.
This February, consider attending a

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Strategic Innovation Fund: $20M for Ranovus’ New Advanced Technology Facility

Ranovus, headquarted in Ottawa with operations in the United States and Germany, develops and manufactures advanced connectivity solutions for the telecommunications and information technology industries. The company has recently received Canadian government funding to support the construction of a new advanced manufacturing facility in Ottawa.
Ranovus has received $20,000,000 in funding

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Southwestern Ontario Development Fund: $500k in Expansion Grants

Rulmeca Canada Limited (Rulmeca) of Wallaceburg, Ontario, is the world’s largest manufacturer of rollers, idlers, and motorized pulleys for heavy duty conveyors within quarries, mines, mills, and bulk terminals. The company has over 1,200 employees, 10 manufacturing facilities, and eight sales offices worldwide.
Rulmeca is the recipient of $499,550 in manufacturing

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Strategic Innovation Fund: $50M for Steel and Aluminium Industry

The government of Canada has recently awarded Hamilton steel and aluminum producer ArcelorMittal Dofasco with Canadian government funding. Financial support from the government will help the company retain over 6,000 jobs, modernize its facilities to enhance productivity and reduce environmental impact, and sustain its competitiveness and long-term prosperity with global

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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

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 portion of costs related to hardware and software upgrades. Upon completing an ASCIP-funded project, automotive manufacturers are more productive

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