Planning for the Future of Manufacturing in Winnipeg

Planning for the Future of Manufacturing in Winnipeg

On Tuesday June 13, 2017 Manitoba aerospace, manufacturing and related interests gathered to discuss how and what Factories of the Future (FOTF) would resemble in Manitoba. A name change is likely to take place for this project,  but for the time being this is a well...
The Difference between Aerospace and Aviation

The Difference between Aerospace and Aviation

A few weeks ago (Feb 1, 2017), we saw the interplay of the two themes of Aviation and Aerospace under a challenging set of circumstances. A transatlantic airplane en route from Zurich to Los Angeles made an unscheduled stop at Iqaluit Airport. Planes often use the...
Stratolaunch, the world’s largest plane

Stratolaunch, the world’s largest plane

Stratolaunch, the world’s largest plane, emerges from its hangar for the first time. Originally published by Rich Haridy for New Atlas on May 31st 2017 After four years of construction, the world’s largest plane has just rolled out of its giant hangar for...
Montreal Aerospace Cluster’s Drive To Industry 4.0

Montreal Aerospace Cluster’s Drive To Industry 4.0

Originally published by Graham Warwick for Aviation Week & Space Technology on March 31st, 2017 As aviation embraces digitization, Canada’s aerospace industry hopes to tap into a new government initiative to boost investment in artificial intelligence (AI),...
Engineers in Residence – Industry Forum 7

Engineers in Residence – Industry Forum 7

In 2012, Manitoba’s Aerospace community began a multi-year support program for the Engineers in Residence (EIR) at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Engineering. EnviroTREC and others participated in the EIR project, supporting our aerospace sector. Our...
Teen Invents Liquid-Metal 3D Printer

Teen Invents Liquid-Metal 3D Printer

Teen Invents Liquid-Metal 3D Printer With Potential to Transform Manufacturing: The idea of a teenage inventor who wanted to create a prototype for a project he was working on has developed into 3D printing machine that can print objects out of molten metal and has...