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  • Market Survey Summary – Canadian Composites Industry
    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CKN conducted a Canadian composites industry survey to understand immediate impacts and identify needs to support recovery. It identified the elements of the industry that … Read more
  • BC-Made Carbon Fibre Bike Cranks
    Optimization of the Manufacturing Process Challenge:A Vancouver based bicycle parts manufacturer is able to competitively produce CFRP bike parts locally due to their proprietary process – Many similar parts are produced overseas. … Read more
  • In Memory
    We are saddened to hear of the passing of Pearl Sullivan, as shared by the University of Waterloo – Waterloo mourns the loss of Dean Pearl Sullivan | Waterloo Stories | University … Read more