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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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Flavio Volpe on the diversity of suppliers, the ‘dignity in making things,’ and USMCA

Canada Conversations with Greg Layson, Automotive News Canada Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio Volpe talks about how his members shifted gears to make medical equipment during the pa...

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APMA launches Institute of Automotive Cybersecurity

APMA launches Institute of Automotive Cybersecurity Partnering with CloudGRC, offering complimentary assessments The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association and CloudGRC Inc. have launched the APMA Institut...

Coronavirus Impact and Global Automotive Production Outlook

The COVID-19 pandemic is one that affects us all on a global scale. It is a crisis that most of us have never seen before.  Vehicle production and supplier impacts have been significant, but is it the worst we’...

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Online Manufacturing Training – Learning Management System RFP

The APMA is seeking proposals from Learning Management System enterprises interested in providing the technology for a new Online learning portal for the auto manufacturing sector. Please review the linked RFP....

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Le pari risqué d’un redémarrage de l’industrie de l’auto

Marc Godbout, Radio Canada May 9, 2020 … L’Association des fabricants de pièces automobiles est la voix de plus de 700 manufacturiers canadiens, dont 10 % de ses membres se trouvent au Québec. Son président Fla...

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Political leaders have seen approval ratings surge during the COVID-19 pandemic, poll finds

Robert Benzie, The Toronto Star May 6, 2020 … Trudeau’s Liberals successfully used Ford’s unpopularity in Ontario last fall to mortally wound federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s prospects in Canada’s mo...

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Auto parts factories retool to make medical equipment, while worry grows over sector’s future

Nick Purdon & Leonardo Palleja, CBC News May 3, 2020 … Flavio Volpe is the president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association — he represents 300 companies. He says the only way Canadians we...

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Windsor Mold Group to provide over 2 million face shields to healthcare workers

Melanie Borelli, CTV May 4, 2020 WINDSOR, ONT. — The Windsor Mold Group has signed a contract with the federal government to manufacture over two million face shields and thousands of head bands to protec...

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Auto Parts Makers ‘Jump Into the Fire’ of Medical Gear Production As Canada Faces Shortages

Anastasia Ustinova, SME May 1, 2020 Last month, when Flavio Volpe put out a call to auto parts makers to assist in the production of medical supplies, the president of the Canadian Automotive Parts Manufacturer...