August 2017

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusGoin’ SouthSelect Tool Looks to Open a Mexican Branch

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

Goin’ South

Select Tool Looks to Open a Mexican Branch

Select Tool, Inc. of Oldcastle, Ontario designs and manufactures fixtures, gauges, and related products, primarily for the automotive sector and offers automation solutions as well. The firm is undergoing rapid growth and is looking to expand its operations into Mexico. Select Tool takes pride in being vertically integrated and capable of handling all stages of a project from design through to machining, assembly and beyond.

2017 | Associations | August 2017 | In FocusAlive and Well and ThrivingThe National Tooling and Machine Association

2017 | Associations | August 2017 | In Focus

Alive and Well and Thriving

The National Tooling and Machine Association

During a worldwide speaking tour well over a century ago, famed American author Mark Twain is said to have responded to rumors that he was gravely ill with one brilliant, succinct line: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” And much like Twain’s untruthful demise, the so-called decline of manufacturing in America has been wildly overblown. The National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) is helping to separate truth from fiction and lead the way for strong American manufacturing today and into the future.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusBuilding the Bridge Back to WorkWorkplace Safety Insurance Board of Ontario

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

Building the Bridge Back to Work

Workplace Safety Insurance Board of Ontario

Dealing with workplace injuries can be a devastating and challenging experience for both worker and company. Organizations such as the Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) of Ontario enable workers to receive needed compensation and provide no-fault insurance for employers in the province. As an independent organization of the Ministry of Labour in Ontario, WSIB serves as a bridge to get injured workers back to work and a healthy recovery.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusA Model that Addresses Infrastructure DemandLabourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA)

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

A Model that Addresses Infrastructure Demand

Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA)

The Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) is a National Union representing over 500 000 members – over 110 000 in Canada with an International Office in Hamilton, Ontario. It has Local Unions across the country and is the most common union of construction, healthcare, waste management, and show service workers in this country. In fact, LiUNA, established in 1903, is Canada’s largest Building Trades Union.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusA Family Approach to Customer Service for 80 YearsRichards Supply

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

A Family Approach to Customer Service for 80 Years

Richards Supply

Family-owned general line distributor Richards Supply was established in 1937 and has its headquarters in Waco, Texas. The company has three other locations in Texas including one in Temple and two in Fort Worth with an experienced total staff of fifty. As a representative to over five hundred manufacturers, distributing over 500,000 industrial, commercial and contractor products and equipment, the company takes its role seriously.

2017 | August 2017 | In FocusA Model that Addresses Infrastructure DemandLabourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA)

2017 | August 2017 | In Focus

A Model that Addresses Infrastructure Demand

Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA)

The Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) is a National Union representing over 500 000 members – over 110 000 in Canada with an International Office in Hamilton, Ontario. It has Local Unions across the country and is the most common union of construction, healthcare, waste management, and show service workers in this country. In fact, LiUNA, established in 1903, is Canada’s largest Building Trades Union.

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