Strong manufacturing growth maintained in July
8/2/2018 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Canadian manufacturers recorded robust rises in output, new orders and employment during July, thereby signalling another marked im...
Oil Drives Canada’s Fastest Economic Growth Spurt in a Year
7/31/2018 | Bloomberg.com
Canada’s economy grew at the fastest pace in a year, further evidence of a solid expansion. GDP report shows gains across 19 of 2...
Manufacturing shipments reach highest level since 2014
7/23/2018 | ATB Financial's Economics + Research Team - In another sign that the 2015-16 recession is behind us, shipments of manufactured goods from Alberta...
Statistics Canada reports manufacturing sales up 1.4 per cent in May, led by B.C. and Alberta
The Canadian Press – July 17, 2018 – Canadian manufacturing sales bounced back more than expected in May as the gains were led by the chemical, machinery an...
Alberta economy has recovered two-thirds of recession losses: government
JUNE 28, 2018 - The Canadian Press - EDMONTON — The Alberta government says the provincial economy has recovered about two-thirds of its losses from the las...
Canada’s oil and gas workforce skills and occupations are shifting, says PetroLMI report
CALGARY, Alberta, June 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the Canadian oil and gas industry adapts and changes its business to remain globally competitive, new ski...
Alberta GDP numbers rise across the board
June 18, 2018 - The real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for Alberta’s agri-food industry rose by 2.5 per cent in 2017 to $6.5 billion. The province accounts for...
Alberta’s economy growing at moderate pace
EDMONTON — Alberta’s economy continues to grow, albeit at a moderate pace, according to analysts.
"The report added that employment is growing, but at a ...
Alberta manufacturing sales reach $6.2 billion
Across the country, sales were up in 13 of 21 industries in March, representing 72% of the Canadian manufacturing sector: StatsCan
“Higher sales at pri...
Alberta deficit forecast drops to $9.1B, as province gains 90,000 jobs in latest financial update
CBC News | Feb 28, 2018
"Alberta is now forecasting a year-end deficit of $9.1 billion, a drop of $1.4 billion from the figure in the March 2017 budget.
Alberta to invest $1 billion over eight years in bitumen upgrading
Published on: February 26, 2018 - Edmonton Journal
"The province plans to spend up to $1 billion over the next eight years for new partial upgrading facil...
Alberta energy diversification recommendations serve as model for rest of Canada
OTTAWA, Feb. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - The Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) welcomed Alberta's Energy Diversification Advisory Committee (EDAC) report rel...
Edmonton’s economy cuts a diverse path
Edmonton Sun | February 9, 2018 | graham.hicks | Original Article
"The good news is Edmonton has hundreds of non-energy-related manufacturing companies, st...
Manufacturing sector clear winner in Alberta job growth in 2017
Original article | Mario Toneguzzi | February 1, 2018
Manufacturing sector clear winner in Alberta job growth in 2017. Analysis out by ATB Financial's Econom...
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Today's Top Features
WMTS 2017 kicks off today!
Today's Event Hours: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Today's Special Features
10:00 am in The SME Patch
Video: WMTS Featured Speaker Jim Carroll
Play Video Message from Featured Speaker Jim Carroll, Futurist, Trends and Innovation Expert
The Future Belongs to Those Who Are...
Lean Workshop Coming to WMTS
The term “Lean Manufacturing” has been in use for nearly thirty years, and many organizations worldwide have been applying lean principles for much longer t...
New Products Added!
Discover and explore the latest products and solutions on display by leading industry suppliers and partners. Below are some of the New Products that WMTS exhib...
Knowledge Pod Series: Schedule & Speakers Announced!
The Knowledge Pod Series enables industry leaders to engage face-to-face with leading Western Canadian manufacturers and industry observers. The Knowledge Pod S...
Featured Speaker Spotlight: Sandra L. Bouckley
Listen to Sandra L. Bouckley discuss the current state of the manufacturing workforce, what this means for the future, how companies can help bridge the skills...
Featured Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Lonnie Love
Featured Speaker Dr. Lonnie Love, FSME, Corporate Fellow / Group Leader, Manufacturing Systems Research Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Featured Speaker Spotlight: Jim Carroll
Preview: Jim Carroll, Futurist, Trends, and Innovation Expert
The Future Belongs to Those Who Are Fast!
Aligning to the Opportunity of Disruptive Tre...
Introducing The SME Patch at WMTS
WMTS has developed valuable learning opportunities throughout the three-day event. Whether you choose to take in one of the powerful featured speaker presentati...
Call for Speakers Open!
Apply today! Application Deadline: January 30, 2017
WMTS provides a venue for the manufacturing community to come together as one, whatever the current ...
Industry Diversification Will Help Cushion the Impact
Manufacturing is an integral part of life in Western Canada, an industry that traditionally sees strong growth year over year.
While 2015 saw decline i...
Local Insight & Success
After a challenging year in Western Canada, we wanted to gain insights into how local manufacturers are impacted by the economy, and the actions they are takin...
WMTS 2015 Post Show Report
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