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Support Ontario Youth announces new interim executive director

Support Ontario Youth (SOY) has announced the appointment of Melanie Winter as the interim Executive Director beginning June 1, 2023. Winter joined the SOY team with more than 20 years of experience in the industrial and manufacturing sector. As the daughter of an automotive service technician and high school transportation

May 30th, 2023|Categories: Industry News|

Advanced Manufacturing/Automotive/Industry 4.0 ITM Mexico Opportunities 2023

The Government of Ontario, in partnership with the Trade and Investment Office in Mexico, invites you to participate in a free webinar highlighting the opportunities in the Advanced Manufacturing/Automotive sector in Mexico, emphasizing the 4.0 Industry. The webinar will be held on June 27, from 11 a.m. to 12

May 30th, 2023|Categories: Industry News|

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,

April 28th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, News|

Registration open for ISTMA World Conference in South Africa

Registration is open to attend the ISTMA World Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The event will be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from Nov. 6 to 10, 2023. This event will feature: World Conference focusing on Sustainable Development, Technical Advances in Tooling Manufacturing and Skills

April 27th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News|

Ontario increasing minimum wage to $16.55

The Ontario government is increasing the minimum wage to $16.55 an hour as of Oct. 1, 2023. This 6.8 per cent pay raise for low-income workers builds on the government’s steady and predictable increases every year to help families offset the rising cost of living. “Under the leadership of Premier

April 27th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News|

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

April 25th, 2023|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News, News|

How CTMA is investing in the future of our industry

Robert Cattle, executive director, was recently featured in an episode of Fifth Wave Manufacturing's “The Story of Making Tomorrow”, where he discusses ways that the CTMA is answering the challenge of not having enough skilled people in machining. Cattle expands on this with topics including: ● CTMA's Career-Ready

April 11th, 2023|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News, Video|

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

April 11th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Industry Update, Press Release|

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

March 30th, 2023|Categories: Industry News, Member News, News|

BIG DAISHOWA introduces Mega 12DS power chuck for heavy-duty end milling

BIG DAISHOWA has announced a new addition to the Mega double power chuck lineup for heavy-duty end milling: the Mega 12DS. Designed for trochoidal milling with anti-vibration end mills, the Mega 12DS series features high rigidity and gripping strength and is available in BBT30/40, HSK-A, C for metric and

March 29th, 2023|Categories: General, Industry News|

Register for WMTS May 30 to June 1

  The Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS) will take place from May 30 to June 1, 2023, and is being held at the Edmonton EXPO Centre, in Edmonton, Alta. CTMA members receive a 10% rebate on booth space when exhibiting at WMTS, CMTS and/or MMTS. WMTS has been the premier event

March 29th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Member News|

Ontario introducing new investment tax credit for manufacturing sector

To attract additional investment in the province’s economy, the Ontario government has announced plans for a new Ontario Made Manufacturing Investment Tax Credit to help local manufacturers grow, innovate, become more competitive and create jobs. Submitted photo To attract additional investment in the province’s economy, the Ontario government

March 25th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Industry Update|

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,

February 25th, 2023|Categories: Industry News, Member Help, Press Release|

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

January 25th, 2023|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News, Machinery, News, students, Technology|

CTMA attends Manufacturing Day at Queen’s Park

CTMA Attends Manufacturing Day at Queen's Park The CTMA recently met with Ministers and MPPs during Manufacturing Day in Queen’s Park on Dec. 7, 2022, to discuss how government and industry can work together to drive investment in manufacturing and grow the sector. CTMA president, Chris Hergott;

December 15th, 2022|Categories: Advocacy, CTMA News, Industry News|

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

November 22nd, 2022|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News, Industry Update, Machinery, Press Release, students|
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