Yearly Archives: 2023

CTMA encourages youth to begin careers within the skilled trades at Level Up! in Windsor

Students in grades 7 to 12, as well as parents and jobseekers, had the opportunity to learn about the skilled trades during the Level Up! career fair in Windsor from Oct. 25 to 26. CTMA photo The CTMA recently attended the Level Up! Skilled Trades Fair in Windsor from Oct. 25 to 26, to help encourage youth to begin their careers within our industry. The CTMA's executive director, Robert Cattle, had the opportunity to join three other panelists during the panel session to share his knowledge on the different career paths available within the skilled trades and how

By |October 27th, 2023|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News|Comments Off on CTMA encourages youth to begin careers within the skilled trades at Level Up! in Windsor

CTMA attends Shop Metalworking Expo in Windsor

Robert Cattle and Richard Janik attended the Shop Metalworking Expo in Windsor on Oct. 12. The CTMA recently attended the Shop Metalworking Technology Expo, which was held Oct. 12 at the Ciociaro Club in Windsor. The Shop Metalworking & Technology Expo brings together manufacturers and distributors, showcasing the latest in machine tools, cutting tools, fabricating & welding technology, quality control, metal finishing, automation and more. This one-day event provides the opportunity for buyers and sellers to come together and learn about the newest products and technologies available, and network with likeminded individuals. The show attracts regional buying influencers

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CME Statement regarding interruption of transits in St. Lawrence Seaway

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) released the following statement regarding the shut down of the St. Lawrence Seaway as workers began a strike: “This labour dispute will have a major impact on our businesses. This is another interruption at the heart of the supply chain, and manufacturers are once again being held hostage. The seaway is a key economic artery for Quebec, Ontario and Eastern Canada. In 2022, about 36.3 million metric tons of cargo valued at $16.7 billion passed through the St. Lawrence Seaway’s infrastructure, generating a total of nearly $6 billion in economic activity and supporting over 42,000

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Mitigating Auto Theft Risk for High-Target Vehicles

Article courtesy of Cowan Insurance Group Did you know a car is stolen every 48 minutes in Ontario? Car theft increased 72% between 2014 and 2021 and jumped an additional 14% just in the last few years. The average time for a car to be stolen is now only 15 seconds. What types of cars are at risk? Auto theft is an ever-evolving problem. The list changes annually, but consistently the most stolen vehicles are3: Honda CRV Ford F150 Lexus RX Honda Civic Toyota Highlander Dodge Ram 1500 Series How cars are stolen in 2023 Keyless entry vulnerabilities. Thieves are

By |October 25th, 2023|Categories: Industry News|Comments Off on Mitigating Auto Theft Risk for High-Target Vehicles

EDC, PwC to host Automotive Tooling Seminar Nov. 21

Export Development Canada (EDC) and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) will host the 27th edition of the Automotive Tooling Seminar, which will be hosted in-person on Nov. 21, 2023. Participants will hear timely information on the sector from these featured speakers: Cara Walton, Director, Harbour Results Inc. Ross Prusakowski, Director, Economic and Political Intelligence Centre, EDC PwC speaker to be announced Topics of discussion will include: An overview of the North American automotive industry. Best practices for success in manufacturing. Global economic outlook and its effect on the automotive industry. Recession readiness: Staying fit for growth in an evolving industry. Register today

By |October 25th, 2023|Categories: Industry News|Comments Off on EDC, PwC to host Automotive Tooling Seminar Nov. 21

AarKel Tool & Die acquires Injection Technologies in Windsor

AarKel Tool & Die recently announced the successful acquisition of Injection Technologies in Windsor, Ont. The formation of AarKel Injection Technologies now stands as a prominent leader in mould trials. Injection Technologies, which first opened in 1990 as the area’s “original” mould testing facility, and currently operates as a full-service moulding operation in its 48,000-square-foot facility with 16 injection moulding presses with capacity ranging from 140 tonnes up to 3,500 tonnes. The integration of Injection Technologies into the AarKel Group represents the realization of a vision conceived back in 2015: to deliver comprehensive solutions to our esteemed customers. With this

By |October 19th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Member News|Comments Off on AarKel Tool & Die acquires Injection Technologies in Windsor
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