Canadian Cities Seek Manufacturing Innovators
Published by CME Manitoba on September 13, 2017
This article originally appeared in Canadian Metalworking on September 11, 2017.
Way back in 2014, additive manufacturing and the IIoT were still in their infancy, traditional manufacturing remained somewhat cyclical, and The Conference Board of Canada issued a scathing report titled “How Canada Performs: Innovation.” The report compared innovation -- on a relative basis -- among Canada, its provinces, as well as 16 peer nations.
The report ominously concluded: “With few exceptions, Canadian companies are rarely at the leading edge of new technology and too often find themselves trailing global leaders.”
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