Tag Archives | Aerospace

Top Small Business Grants and Loans Programs for the Aerospace Sector

In a previous post, Canadian Government Funding:  New Program for Aerospace Technology,  Mentor Works covered the Federal government’s announcement of close to $1 billion over five years through including an initial investment of $110 million followed by $55 million annually beginning in 2014 into the Strategic Aerospace and Defense Initiative (SADI) which will help fund [...]

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SME’s Getting Ahead through Small Business Grants & Funding Support for Hiring in 2013

Since the advent of the information age, there has been an increasingly greater emphasis on the role that human capital plays in the strategic growth planning of small and medium-sized businesses (SME’s) in Canada.   As a result Canadian SME’s have looked to leverage Canadian small business grants and loans programs to develop a crucial competitive [...]

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Centra’s Aerostructure Business Soars in Cambridge

Cambridge Economic Development: Centra’s Aerostructure Business Soars in Cambridge
March 1, 2012 – When you think of traditional manufacturing, one might conjure up visions of a huge automated process that cranks out thousands, if not millions of widgets each day at the facility. However, for Centra Industries…

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EMC: Centra Industries hosts great day of networking and best practice sharing

A great day of networking, benchmarking and best practice sharing at Centra Industries! Over 60 individuals across 4 events enjoyed the tours, networking and best practice sharing at Centra Industries.  Centra provided great tours for all the groups and was very open in their successes, future goals and challenges. Senior Managers: We had guests from [...]

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Opportunity: Teknomotive Fair in Brescia, Italy

A great opportunity from the Italian Chamber of Commerce together with Alfin-Edimet for first level suppliers to the transport industry for updating and technology transfer. Apply now, and six companies will be chosen to participate in the Teknomotive fair and receive free travel and accommodation to Brescia Italy for the event from October 20-22, 2011. [...]

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Ont Govt Announces Establishment of Ontario Exporters Fund

Are you a small/medium-sized enterprise (SME) that could use some extra funding to develop your international export strategies and improve your ability to access foreign markets? If so, check out the new Ontario Exporters Fund, to be administered by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) to do just that; it might be right for you. [...]

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Run to Failure and Secondary Damage

Many facilities have a practice of running their equipment (or certain elements of their equipment) to failure. Run to failure means just what it says, doing nothing proactive or preventative to keep the machine operating and stopping only when the equipment breaks down. In most instances run to failure is not ideal as its costs [...]

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