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BNN BLOOMBERG: Biggest losers of tariffs will be U.S. consumers of raw aluminum

BNN Bloomberg August 10, 2020 Flavio Volpe, president of Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association discusses the impacts of the aluminum tariffs on the auto parts industry. Source: BNN Bloomberg

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Mercedes A-Class production heads to Germany, affecting Canadian suppliers

Urvaksh Karkaria, Automotive News Canada July 18, 2020 The A-Class sedan was marketed to bring new, and younger, customers to Mercedes. Mercedes-Benz has reversed course and is shipping production of the A-Clas...

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Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

On July 1, 2020, the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) entered into force. Signed on the margins of the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018, CUSMA outcomes preserve key elements...

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New U.S. metal tariffs would be ‘dumb,’ Canadian supply group says

Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada June 23, 2020 The Trump administration is considering re-imposing tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada and an announcement could come by the end of the week, according to ...

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Canadian Parts Makers Await Enactment of USMCA

Keith Nuthall, Wards Auto June 19, 2020 OTTAWA – Canada’s Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Assn. (APMA) is optimistic that the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will deliver more sustained work to the country...

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Empire Club – The Evolution of an Economic Engine: Assessing the State of Canadian Advanced Manufacturing

Click here for full event recording (Event held on June 5th, 2020) Panelists: Jayson Myers, Diane Reko, Flavio Volpe, Moderator: Peter Hatges Dwindling cash flows, ongoing skills shortages and disruptions to su...

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APMA Webinar: Cyber Best Practices for Remote Access & Telework

APMA’s Chief Technical Officer, Colin Dhillon, sits down with AJ Khan and Michael Micone for an in depth discussion on Cyber Best Practices for Remote Access & Telework. The panel discusses Governance...

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Auto parts makers pivot to medical supply production amid pandemic

Amanda Lang, BNN Bloomberg April 13, 2020 Flavio Volpe, president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, discusses his members changing their production lines to meet medical supply demand pr...

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How were Ontario auto parts manufacturers able to start making medical equipment so quickly?

Kelly Cutrara, Global News Radio 640 Toronto April 9, 2020 The President of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association, Flavio Volpe joins Kelly to share the incredible story. To listen, click here.

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Ontario Joins Forces with the Private Sector to Fight COVID-19

New $50 million Ontario Together Fund will support the development of essential equipment and supplies April 1, 2020 1:15 P.M., Office of the Premier TORONTO ― To stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep people saf...