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September 26, 2019

World’s largest flying robot insect

Festo’s BionicOpter scores top spot in Guinness World Records 2020.

Transport Canada certifies new Bombardier business jets

Plane maker’s fuel efficient Global 5500 and 6500 aircraft designed to challenge the competition.

U.S. prosecutors charge FCA engineer with manipulating diesel emissions

Indictment for rigged pollution tests on 100,000 EcoDiesel pickups and SUVs sold in the U.S.

Workers, car owners, dealers and GM feel pinch from strike

In its second week, GM strike effects plant closures, parts supply shortages and dealer lots thinning.

Staying on the Grind

Electrohydraulic motion controller gives “feel” to a grinding robot.
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Angle Encoder

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LVDT Signal Conditioner

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Lovato Electric’s Android programmable time relay TMM1NFC

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Location: The International Centre - Toronto, ON
Date: September 30 - October 3, 2019
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Manufacturing Matters conference

Location: London Convention Centre - London, ON
Event Date: October 03, 2019
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CME Annual Conference 2019

Location: Toronto, ON
Date: October 17 - 18, 2019
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