CTMA News

CTMA launches another round of Career-Ready program

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) is pleased to announce its very successful Career-Ready with CTMA: Expanding Opportunities program has been extended for another year! The CTMA has received funding from the Skills Development Fund, through Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD), to provide 300 Experiential Work Placements (EWPs), to encourage more career opportunities within the precision metalworking sector. Applications will be accepted between April 1, 2024, and January 13, 2025, and will be assessed on a first-come first-served basis until all funds have been fully allocated. Eligible employers may receive non-repayable contributions to subsidize

By |April 22nd, 2024|Categories: Announcement, CTMA News, Industry News, Press Release|Comments Off on CTMA launches another round of Career-Ready program

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

Great networking opportunity at Manufacturing Day

Louis Jahn (left) attended Manufacturing Day on Dec. 6, on behalf of the CTMA. Pictured here with Hon. Rob Flack, MPP (middle) and Alan Arcan, Chief Economist, CME. CTMA photo Members of the Canadian Manufacturing Coalition (CMC), a group representing Canada’s manufacturing trade associations, chaired by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), met with Ministers and MPPs Queen’s Park on Dec. 6 to discuss how government and industry can work together to drive investment in manufacturing and grow the sector. The CTMA’s president, Louis Jahn, and past president, Chris Hergott, attended Manufacturing Day at Queen's Park on Dec.

By |December 21st, 2023|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News|Comments Off on Great networking opportunity at Manufacturing Day

CTMA attends ISTMA World Tooling Conference

Executive director, Robert Cattle (left) and president, Louis Jahn, recently travelled to Cape Town, South Africa, to attend ISTMA’s World Tooling Conference from Nov. 6 to 9. CTMA photo The CTMA’s executive director, Robert Cattle, and president, Louis Jahn, recently travelled to Cape Town, South Africa, to attend ISTMA’s World Tooling Conference, which took place from Nov. 6 to 9, 2023. The first two days of the conference featured presentations on Advanced Machining Techniques, Innovation and Future Viability, Smart Training Solutions, The Impact of AI, Successful Tool and Mould Clusters and Benchmarking to shape a sustainable future, and

By |November 27th, 2023|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News|Comments Off on CTMA attends ISTMA World Tooling Conference
Go to Top