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Manufacturing in FocusThe Final FrontierSpacecraft Manufacturing

Manufacturing in Focus

The Final Frontier

Spacecraft Manufacturing

As technology continues to improve and develop rapidly across all business sectors and global regions, there is still a great deal of interest in developing the technology that will usher humanity into the next generation of space travel. This development includes the manufacturing sector, as present-day methods are coming together to produce some of the most sophisticated and advanced vehicles and spacefaring technology the world has ever seen.

Manufacturing in FocusPlanes, Trains, and AutomobilesThe Making of Mass Transit

Manufacturing in Focus

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

The Making of Mass Transit

The manufacturing industry is no stranger to change, as materials, technologies, safety requirements, and customer demands evolve over time. Lately, the automotive sector in particular has been adapting to the new age of electric over gasoline in our very car-centric culture across North America. However, the demand for innovation in mass transit vehicles remains high on the global scale, and the sector is seeing similar evolution on the manufacturing side.

In Focus | June 2023 | Manufacturing in Focus | The Canadian Tooling & Machining AssociationThe Tools of Success – Superior Products and a Stellar Work EnvironmentClover Tool Manufacturing Limited

In Focus | June 2023 | Manufacturing in Focus | The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association

The Tools of Success – Superior Products and a Stellar Work Environment

Clover Tool Manufacturing Limited

Since its founding in 1979 as a tool and die company housed in a 2,000-square-foot shop with 10 employees, Clover Tool Manufacturing has expanded steadily, becoming a producer of completed and semi-finished components and moving to a 14,000-square-foot facility employing 30 people in Vaughan, Ontario in 1989.

2021 | Manufacturing in Focus | September 2021The Business of BrandingPackaging & Labeling

2021 | Manufacturing in Focus | September 2021

The Business of Branding

Packaging & Labeling

Wrapping up old-fashioned packaging ideas may be more difficult for some industries than others. Difficulties aside, however, the reality is that, as climate change begins to hit home around the world, it is time to get creative and far more benevolent toward our planet. In this feature, we explore several solutions to some urgent packaging issues that some of the world’s biggest brands are embracing.

Manufacturing in FocusServing Essential Industries with High-Purity PipingStainless Piping Systems

Manufacturing in Focus

Serving Essential Industries with High-Purity Piping

Stainless Piping Systems

Stainless Piping Systems (SPS) is committed to the design, manufacturing, and installation of high-purity, intricate piping systems. SPS provides its services in applications ranging from multi-residential and commercial developments to industrial and laboratory settings. The company has built its success on a foundation of innovative engineering design, true prefabrication, and efficient installation. This results in a systemic approach to minimizing on-site interferences, which produces tremendously accurate manufacturing and the ability to meet construction schedules with expedited installation times.

Manufacturing in FocusAn Ounce of PreventionData Driven Workplace Welfare

Manufacturing in Focus

An Ounce of Prevention

Data Driven Workplace Welfare

While no one plans to get physically injured or exposed to dangerous working situations at their place of employment, getting hurt on the job is, unfortunately, a common occurrence. 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries were reported in 2019, as well as 888,220 nonfatal injuries and illnesses causing a private industry worker to miss at least one day of work, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Preventing these types of injuries along with time missed — in fact, making a workplace as safe as possible — is imperative for all organizations. Unfortunately, the best of intentions don’t always lead to the best results.

Manufacturing in FocusChanging CourseManufacturing for Public Health

Manufacturing in Focus

Changing Course

Manufacturing for Public Health

N95 masks. Hand sanitizer. PPE. Respirators. Plexiglass barriers. Social distance signage. Rapid Testing Kits. Contact tracing apps. Vaccine against a previously unknown Coronavirus. In January 2020, who would have thought there was a need for manufacturers to ramp up production of any of these items? Or to deal with the grim reality that more body bags were required? But by March, the need for all these items and more was real, and manufacturers struggled to meet demands amid the growing public health crisis of a global pandemic.


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