Artisan Metal Finishing Wins $974,338 in FedDev Ontario Government Funding

Artisan Metal Finishing Wins $974,338 in FedDev Ontario Government Funding

Artisan Metal Finishing is a London, Ontario based metal treatment and finishing company. Providing electroplating, corrosion protection, degreasing and other services, they have established themselves as leaders in the Ontario metal finishing market for over 25 years. Recently, Artisan applied for Investing in Business Growth and Prosperity (IBGP) repayable funding to provide enhancements to their…

Challenges Facing the Ontario Manufacturing Sector

Challenges Facing the Ontario Manufacturing Sector

In a recent publication by Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) entitled “Manufacturing Matters in Ontario” the group has identified several issues that hinder growth potential and overall success of manufacturers. As the country’s largest manufacturing province, accounting for 47% of total manufacturing activity in Canada, addressing these issues is essential to having a thriving Ontario…

The State of Canada’s Aerospace Industry

The State of Canada’s Aerospace Industry

The Canadian aerospace industry is poised for strong, sustained growth. Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, a site dedicated to news and resources for Canadian aerospace manufacturers, reports that Canada ranks 3rd in global civil aircraft production, and is forecasted to grow at twice the rate of the international civil aircraft manufacturing industry until at least 2021….

The Evolving Nature of the Canadian Automotive Sector

The Evolving Nature of the Canadian Automotive Sector

The automotive sector is made up of several industries: automobile assembly, automotive parts manufacturing, and the relatively small auto body and trailer manufacturing sector. Although all industries are experiencing increased competition, the automotive parts manufacturing sector in particular are pressured to adopt advanced technologies and streamline processes in order to stay competitive in the face…