Magna spread its wings under Don Walker, and the industry soared

John Irwin, Automotive News Canada December 2nd, 2020 Canada’s supply chain gained respect in an increasingly complex and globalized landscape, thanks in large part to Don Walker, say his colleagues and competitors. As CEO of Magna International Inc., Walker focused on expansion, which helped give suppliers credibility and fueled their growth, said Flavio Volpe, president […]

Manufacturers offer to produce medical supplies to help with coronavirus

Alicja Siekierska, Yahoo Finance Canada March 19, 2020 Manufacturing companies across Canada are in discussions with various levels of government about using their facilities to help produce medical supplies and equipment amid the coronavirus outbreak. Ontario Premier Doug Ford said Thursday that he has held discussions with executives at two Canadian auto parts manufacturers – […]

Ontario aims to replace GM with Magna, Martinrea or other in Oshawa

February 15, 2019 – Automotive News Canada Perry LefkoTORONTO — The Ontario government has discussed with Magna International and other companies that have expressed an interest in utilizing General Motors’ Oshawa, Ont., assembly plant once it’s vacant, says Ontario’s minister of economic development.Todd Smith says he’s had conversations with Magna CEO Don Walker, who recently […]