NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: Career-Ready with CTMA: Expanding Opportunities program
The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Career-Ready with CTMA: Expanding Opportunities program! Through this program, eligible employers could receive 50% of wages paid up to $5,000 for a single placement, up to $10,000 for two placements, and up to $15,000 for three placements to assist with the cost of hiring and training (depending on start date). Participants of the Career-Ready program receive hands-on training in a real-world work experience that improves their employability by building their knowledge and skills. CTMA will support the creation of 300
Sponsorships now available for Annual Apprentice Awards!
The CTMA has always been a supporter of encouraging and inspiring youth to begin their careers in the trades, and we know this initiative hits home for many of our members. CTMA's Apprentice Awards support, recognize and provide encouragement to apprentices, while increasing the awareness of the value of apprenticeship training, which contributes to an improved tooling and machining industry in Canada. Our hope is that you will also help us provide support & encouragement to hardworking apprentices by becoming a sponsor of this year's Apprentice Awards. What will apprentices receive? Your sponsorship will help provide the following: Cash
Burloak Tool acquires Armactool
Burloak Tool has announced the acquisition of Armactool, a tool & die plant in St. George, Ont. Since the December acquisition, Burloak Tool has successfully integrated the two businesses under the Burloak Tool brand and welcomed all Armactool employees to the Burloak team. Armactool has provided quality tooling to blue chip manufacturers for more than 20 years. In that, their mission has been to produce quality tooling, delivered on time at a competitive price. Their mission aligns with the values and standards that Burloak Tool has demonstrated for more than 40 years. With the ability to optimize across both plants,
MMRI provides CTMA tour of research facility
On Jan. 18, the CTMA was provided “behind the scenes” tour of the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) to see how technical experts are working towards finding solutions for challenges faced by today’s manufacturing industry. Through training, research, and industry support in advanced manufacturing, MMRI works with students, government, and industry alike to find solutions and optimize every facet of the manufacturing process. Dr. Stephen Veldhuis, director of MMRI’s 15,000-square-foot facility, leads a team of highly qualified researchers, who translate new discoveries and innovations rapidly into solutions for our industry partners and help them integrate new technologies into their existing operations.