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U of T engineering students win Canadian leg of James Dyson Award

Engineering duo’s ForceFilm design helps surgeons avoid exerting too much force during minimally invasive surgery.

Vehicles get revamps for the 2018 model year

With skyrocketing sales, automakers are feeling the pressure to update their vehicles and hang on to their market share.

Canada on pace to sell record two million cars in 2017

Canadian vehicle sales for August totalled 183,900, including 59,096 cars and 124,849 light trucks.

Despite threats, Boeing refuses to blink in dispute with Bombardier

Some have questioned why Boeing is being so aggressive; Bombardier's CSeries does not directly compete with the U.S. company's existing passenger jets.

Automakers still rely on clay for designing new vehicles

Car design begins with designers' sketches with sculptors making one-third-scale clay models of their drawings. One design is eventually chosen to pursue.

Canadian companies vie for spot in global self-driving vehicle race

Participation by Magna, Blackberry QNX, General Motors and Uber in this country suggests that Canadian talent is being tapped to develop the nascent sector.

Magna launches MAX4 high tech autonomous driving platform

MAX4 uses cameras, radar and ultrasonic sensors imbedded in any vehicle to allow up to Level 4 autonomous driving capabilities.

United Technologies buys Rockwell Collins in $22.75 B deal

By acquiring Rockwell Collins, UTC expands it capabilities to become one of the world’s biggest aircraft-equipment makers.
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New Yaskawa amplifier speaks AOI, saves space

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DEX Expo

Power Over Ethernet Switches

AutomationDirect adds Stride PoE+ switches to lineup. » Read More

Servo Drives

Kollmorgen to debut its AKD2G drives at PACK EXPO 2017. » Read More


Rexroth IndraControl XM series integrate I/O for speed and flexibility. » Read More


Location: Los Angeles, CA
Event Date: September 12-14, 2017
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Location: Mississauga, ON
Event Date: Sept 25-28, 2017
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DEX Kitchener

Location: Bingemans Centre - Kitchener, ON
Event Date: October 11, 2017
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Location: Chicago, IL
Event Date: November 6-9, 2017
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