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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

Regional Development Program supports business growth in Eastern, Southwestern Ontario

The Regional Development Program takes a coordinated approach to supporting business growth in eastern and southwestern Ontario. The program supports eligible small- and medium-sized businesses investing in new equipment and training to expand operations in these regions, and also provides support to municipalities and economic development organizations investing in economic development projects. Eligible applicants may receive financial support and advisory services to help navigate other government programs, such as guidance on compliance approvals, assistance with skills and talent. How it works The Regional Development Program maintains the Eastern Ontario and Southwestern Ontario Development Funds which support businesses, municipalities and economic

By |April 18th, 2024|Categories: Industry News|Comments Off on Regional Development Program supports business growth in Eastern, Southwestern Ontario

Mitutoyo Canada Inc. has appointed Ravi Prasad as vice president of sales and service

Ravi Prasad was recently appointed as Mitutoyo's vice president of sales and service. Mitutoyo photo Mitutoyo Canada Inc. has appointed Ravi Prasad as vice president of sales and service, effective Jan. 1, 2024. Matt Dye, president of Mitutoyo America Corporation and Mitutoyo Canada Inc., will continue in his current capacity as head of the organization. Prasad’s career began in the manufacturing sector after his graduation from Conestoga College in the Mechanical Engineering Technology program. Over the past 24 years in the industry, Prasad has used his foundation in the field of engineering to be a resource to his

By |March 27th, 2024|Categories: Industry News, Industry Update, Member News|Comments Off on Mitutoyo Canada Inc. has appointed Ravi Prasad as vice president of sales and service

Automotive sector, what is happening in Mexico

Are you interested in learning more about Mexico’s Automotive, and the opportunities for your company? This free webinar, organized by the Government of Ontario in collaboration with the National Auto Parts Industry Association -Mexico and presented by Francisco N. González Díaz, offers an excellent opportunity for Ontario companies to gain insights into the “nearshoring” context, that Mexico is experiencing as a new wave of rapid production growth enhancing the Automotive ecosystem. Mr. Gonzalez has represented the interests of more than 900 auto part companies in Mexico since he was elected executive president of the National Auto Parts Industry Association (INA)

By |March 14th, 2024|Categories: Industry News, Industry Update|Comments Off on Automotive sector, what is happening in Mexico

Mazak & Triumph Tool Partnered Open House

Join Mazak & Triumph Tool on March 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., to learn how to improve productivity with world-class Mazak machine tools and the best in work-holding, metal-working fluids and tooling. Registration is available here. Event/Speaker Schedule: 9 a.m.: Doors open 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.: Sandvik Coromant 10:15 a.m. & 2:15 p.m.: Emuge-Franken 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.: Blaser Swisslube 10:45 a.m. & 2:45 p.m.: HAIMER 12 p.m. lunch 4 p.m.: Close                        

By |March 8th, 2024|Categories: Industry News|Comments Off on Mazak & Triumph Tool Partnered Open House

Registration Now Open: FABTECH 2024

Improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions for all your metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing needs at FABTECH Canada, which is returning to Toronto from June 11 to 13. Not only can you watch demonstrations on the exhibit floor and compare products side by side, but you can also connect with experts in your field at conference programs and special events such as leadership exchange panels, keynote presentations and networking receptions. Registration and more information is available here.

By |March 5th, 2024|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Industry Update|Comments Off on Registration Now Open: FABTECH 2024
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