The Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SWODF) is set to provide five local manufacturing plants with a collective $2,086,838 in government grants.
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Looking at past innovations in automation and artificial intelligence in order to better understand where we might be headed. Read more.
Understanding your core processes is critical to managing the growth and development of your company. As you grow, you need to be able to understand how your company can take on additional sales (what’s your capacity, do you manage all aspects of production internally, how does the company interact with
Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) is an industry-led, non-profit organization dedicated to building next generation manufacturing capabilities. It is one of five “superclusters” created from Canada’s Innovation Superclusters Initiative and maintains a pool of funding to award to competitive member-based projects. This pool of funding created the NGen Manufacturing Program,
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
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
Gerdau Ameristeel, a major producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the world’s largest suppliers of special steel, has been awarded funding from the federal government to complete facility upgrades at its locations in Whitby and Cambridge, Ontario, and to help increase the organization’s global competitiveness.
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
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