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Jergens announces retirement of long-time Canadian territories rep

Jergens recently announced the retirement of its long-time dedicated Canadian territories rep, Tom Reid. Reid had been selling and servicing products from all three Jergens business units – Workholding, lifting and fasteners – since 1998. “I feel very fortunate to have had such a productive relationship with so many of the folks at Jergens”, said Reid. And the feelings are mutual. “We appreciate his skills, support and accomplishments as one of the original Canadian Jergens Reps for the last two and a half decades,” said Matt Schron, vice president and general manager for Jergens. “On behalf of the entire

By |December 18th, 2023|Categories: Industry News, Member News, Press Release|Comments Off on Jergens announces retirement of long-time Canadian territories rep

Ontario preparing students for jobs of the future

The Ontario government has announced that it is implementing a new high school graduation requirement to help better prepare students across our province for the jobs of tomorrow. Starting with students entering Grade 9 in September 2024, all students will now be required to earn a Grade 9 or 10 Technological Education credit as part of their Ontario Secondary School Diploma. “This is fantastic news! For decades, the CTMA has been advocating for compulsory technology courses in order for students to receive their high school diploma here in Ontario," said Robert Cattle, executive director. "I know that the

By |April 11th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Industry Update, Press Release|Comments Off on Ontario preparing students for jobs of the future

Finding the right type of financing for your business projects

The growth of your business depends on accessing the money you need for your day-to-day operations and expansion projects. To ensure the sound financial management and successful growth of your company, it’s essential to match the projects you’re planning with the right kind of financing. Josée Quevillon, assistant vice president, financing products and strategy, at BDC, offers her thoughts on how different financing products and correspond to the major projects you will take on. Real estate: A commercial mortgage Whether constructing a building or buying an existing one, you will likely need to get a commercial mortgage to pay for

By |February 25th, 2023|Categories: Industry News, Member Help, Press Release|Comments Off on Finding the right type of financing for your business projects

CTMA, OCTE begin deliveries of new advanced machinery to 40 high schools

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) and Ontario Council for Technology Education (OCTE), in partnership with 22 district school boards, will purchase and deliver new, high-tech machine equipment for 40 high schools throughout Ontario. “Our goal is to expose high school students to technology at an earlier age to engage their interest for a career within our industry,” said Robert Cattle, CTMA executive director. “Not only does this expose students to newer technology at an earlier age, but also gives teachers up-to-date equipment to implement in their classrooms.” The equipment deliveries began in November 2022, and

By |November 22nd, 2022|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News, Industry Update, Machinery, Press Release, students|Comments Off on CTMA, OCTE begin deliveries of new advanced machinery to 40 high schools
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