Daimler Buses to close Mississauga facility
Expectations for Daimler's transit bus business, which suffers from low public sector investments by municipal government agencies, are low and likely to remain depressed over the next several years, according to the company. As a consequence, Daimler has decided to exit the transit bus business in North America and to wind down production of Orion buses in the U.S. and Canada. To read more, click here.
Automakers rethink 'just in time' parts supplies as crises put production at risk
DETROIT (AP) - For the first time in more than 20 years, U.S. automakers are questioning a pillar of manufacturing: The practice of bringing parts to assembly lines right before they're used. To read more, click here.
Zagar forms Workholding Group
Zagar Inc. of Cleveland, Ohio announces the formation of their Workholding Group, a division within Zagar that is dedicated to the manufacture, sales and support of numerous products providing solutions to workholding challenges. Read more...
Ellison Technologies expands service team in Alberta
Ellison Technologies, provider of advanced machining solutions to metal-cutting manufacturers and their global affiliates, recently announced a new Service Technician/Applications Trainer, Jason Holder, to its Canada operation. To learn more about Jason, click here.
Eric Lenhart promoted to Vice President of Sales for COMEQ, Inc.
COMEQ, Inc., the distributor for fabricating and sheet metal machinery (GEKA, SAFAN, PRIMELINE, AMERICOR and PARMIGIANI) announces the appointment of Eric Lenhart as Vice President of Sales for the company. To read more about Eric, click here.