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Seaspan to return to Metalworking & Manufacturing Expo in Langley

The Metalworking & Manufacturing Expo (MME), sponsored by Elliott Matsuura Canada, Mazak Canada, Renishaw Canada, and TRUMPF Canada, will take place this year in Langley, B.C., April 10; Winnipeg on April 30; and Saskatoon on May 28. At this year’s Langley show, representatives from Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards will return as the keynote presenters to offer more insight into their continuing manufacturing excellence journey. Callum Tio, manager, workforce development, will discuss frontline leadership, training middle management, and how to keep good employees. He will tackle the challenge of workforce growth in a tight labour market, and the impact on frontline leadership;

By |February 21st, 2024|Categories: General|Comments Off on Seaspan to return to Metalworking & Manufacturing Expo in Langley

Exploring Opportunities in the EV Supply Chain

Join Invest WindsorEssex for these free in-person events to examine the best practices for manufacturing various components in an electric vehicle's drivetrain. Each workshop includes: • Battery production from cell through packs • Electric motors, with a focus on new hairpin technologies • Fuel cells and some of the challenges the industry faces • An overview of additional technologies and opportunities • Workshop and discussion on opportunities related to a group of stakeholders in the industry, depending on the day and focus topic 4 dates to choose from: Feb. 26 - General audience Feb. 27 - Automation and integration

By |February 21st, 2024|Categories: Industry News|Comments Off on Exploring Opportunities in the EV Supply Chain

Up to $20,000 available for employers to hire & train apprentices

Support Ontario Youth is pleased to partner with ApprenticeSearch.com to offer employers up to $20,000 in grants for hiring and training first-year apprentices in the Construction and Manufacturing Trades. Financial incentives as part of this program include: $5,000 per apprentice per year for a max of two Level 1 apprentices per employer; or $10,000 per apprentice per year for a max of two Level 1 apprentices if the apprentice identifies as being from an under-represented group. All it takes is 5 minutes or less to know if you qualify. For starters, do you fit this criteria: Have you hired a

By |February 21st, 2024|Categories: Industry News, Industry Update, Member Help|Comments Off on Up to $20,000 available for employers to hire & train apprentices

CTMA celebrates 60th Anniversary at AGM & Dinner

Since opening its doors in 1963, the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) has accomplished an impressive amount—not only within the organization—but for the industry, as well. It’s no surprise the organization’s Annual General Meeting & Dinner was once again nearly sold out with more than 180 guests gathering to also celebrate its 60th anniversary on Sept. 21, at the Lamplighter Inn in London, Ont. A commemorative video was created and shown at the event, and it is available online here. The AGM & Dinner also featured the Annual Apprentice Awards; a keynote presentation by Joe Roberts, aka the

By |February 8th, 2024|Categories: CTMA News, General, Industry News|Comments Off on CTMA celebrates 60th Anniversary at AGM & Dinner

Subscribe to the Members Forum – Exclusive to CTMA Members

Have a question you need answered instantly? Looking for recommendations? Machine time? quoting software? Whatever it is, the forum provides direct contact with CTMA members. Get your responses instantly from others in the industry! How to Subscribe: Step 1: Under the MEMBERS ONLY drop-down menu, scroll down & click DISCUSSION FORUM. If not logged in, LOG IN. Once the Discussion Forum page loads, click on GENERAL DISCUSSIONS. Click on SUBSCRIBE FOR NEW TOPICS. You should receive an email asking you to confirm your subscription. Open your email and CONFIRM SUBSCRIPTION! If you don’t see it in your inbox, check

By |January 22nd, 2024|Categories: CTMA News, General, Industry News, Industry Update, Member Help, Member News|Comments Off on Subscribe to the Members Forum – Exclusive to CTMA Members

CTMA’s Career-Ready program improving precision metalworking industry

Since launching the first Career-Ready program in 2019, the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) has changed the lives of many and is paving the way for future workers within the precision metalworking industry. The Career-Ready with CTMA: Expanding Opportunities program, funded in part by the Skills Development Fund, provides non-repayable funding to eligible employers to subsidize the wages of new hires or to upskill existing employees. In 2023, employers participating in the program have been able to receive up to $15,000 for each new hire, depending on start date. The machinery provided to schools through the Career-Ready

By |January 18th, 2024|Categories: Announcement, CTMA News, Industry News, Industry Update, students|Comments Off on CTMA’s Career-Ready program improving precision metalworking industry
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