October 2012 – A Manufacturing Action Plan for Canada by the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
December 10, 2008 – This proposal was submitted to the government in connection with the automotive sector “bail out” along with an accompanying letter.
CTMA Receives $600,000 for Tooling Industry Innovation and Software Skills Training from Ontario Government
April 24, 2008 – By adopting industry-leading software, skills and work practices, Ontario’s tooling companies will improve their ability to capture complex tooling work and increase sales and profitability. Additional information is included in this backgrounder.
April 10, 2008 – A presentation by M. Jean-Claude Brisson and M. Vladimir Franjo to the CTMA’s Western Ontario Chapter.
February 28, 2008 – Presentation by CTMA President, Horst Schmidt given at the Western Ontario Chapter Dinner Meeting in Cambridge, Ontario.
February 2008 – Results from our recent survey concerning this new legislated statutory holiday in Ontario. Compiled & published by CTMA.
January 2008 – The Federation of Asian Die & Mould Associations (FADMA) is offering CTMA members the opportunity to advertise in its 2008-2009 Directory that will be published by the first week in April – in time for their general meeting being held in Shanghai, China during the China Die & Mould Exhibition.
July 18, 2007 – Following consultations with representatives of the CTMA, Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development & Trade (MEDT) commits support to the industry.
February 4-8, 2007 – NTMA 2007 Annual Convention – San Diego, California, USA
Bende Wendover, The Centre for Generational Studies
Jeff Stoller, Heldrich Centre for Workforce Development (Rutgers University)
Tom Galley, Main Machines Products Co.
Tedd Sutton, Maine Machines Products Co.
Harry Moser, Agie Charmilles Corporation
A. J. Schaeper, Tomak Precision
CTMA members are being asked to help get the message through to the Ontario government that changes are needed to current legislation that would better protect the financial interests of those in the machine, tool, die and mould industry by creating the type of lien protection that is currently afforded to U.S. based competitors operating within Michigan and Ohio. A sample letter is available to send on your company letterhead.
July 17, 2006 – Laurie Schmald Moncrieff, President of Schmald Tool & Die, Inc. testified before the U.S. China Econoomic & Security Review Commission in Dearborn, Michigan.
February 2004 – Presentation to CTMA members by Kim Korth of IRN Inc. and members’ round table discussions.
December 2002 – Prepared by K&H Global Business Planning Consultants for Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, CTMA, CAMM and CPIA.
Apprenticeship Training Tax Credit Presentation & Proposal by CTMA to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
November 2002 – Includes results of study conducted for HRDC entitled “The Cost of Apprenticeship Bourne By Employers” (starts on page 41).
Competitive Conditions in the United States and Selected Foreign Markets for Tools, Dies, and Industrial Molds
October 2002 – published by the United States International Trade Commission – Investigation #332-435 USITC Publication #3556
Members should be aware that new wood pallets and packaging used in international trade must be treated.