The Canadian manufacturing sector has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but given the country’s rich history and agile nature, it can bounce back stronger than ever before. Ontario employs approximately half of Canada’s manufacturing workers, making it the...

Manufacturing in Canada has seen a decline in the past year, however, there are positive signs of stabilization and adjustment ahead. The USMCA (the United States Mexico Canada Agreement) holds hope that the Canadian economy will stabilize in the upcoming...

Understanding the needs of a more tech-focused wave of workers With a skilled workforce made up of baby boomers now getting ready to exit their manufacturing careers, companies need to attract a new generation of millennial workers to take their place....

Industrial automation jobs (and, in fact, all skilled trades jobs) are great career choices for women and men alike because they are quite abundant and they pay better than other more traditional career choices. So why don’t women consider these...

This week you’ll find Innovative Automation at FoamExpo Connect | Adhesives & Bonding Expo Connect 2020. We’ll be introducing RoboTape, our patent-pending automatic tape system for feeding and installing adhesive-backed tapes, to the foam and adhesives industry. Innovative Automation team...

Recently, Sandboxcentre.com spoke with Zac Cutt, a Research & Development Mechanical Engineer & Designer at Innovative Automation about what it takes to pivot a business, especially during a crisis like COVID-19. Zac is on the forefront of Innovative Automation’s recent pivot,...

Co-Owner and President, Steve Loftus of Innovative Automation is proud to call Barrie home. As one of the fastest-growing business and manufacturing hubs in Ontario, Steve Loftus says, “The City of Barrie really puts out an effort to support growth....

Georgian College in Barrie has benefitted tremendously from the ongoing partnership and support from Innovative Automation. After receiving a $250,000 donation in 2018, members of Georgian College wanted to express their gratitude. In addition to financial support, Stephen Loftus, President of...

Electrical Industry Canada interviewed Innovative Automation’s President and co-founder Steve Loftus about himself, the company and what continues to drive its success. When asked about himself, Loftus said, “One of my key roles as President is to set the vision for...