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Self-walking robotic exoskeleton combines AI and wearable cameras

U of Waterloo robotic legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own.

Canada, Quebec make $100M investment in EV battery assembly

Investment to help establish state-of-the-art, automated battery-pack manufacturing facility for Quebec-based Lion Electric.

Canadian Tire, NuPort Robotics to commercialize automated semi trucks

Automated semi trailer technology to enable safer, greener and more efficient transport.

Beckhoff Canada Moves Headquarters to Cambridge

Located in the Waterloo Region technology hub, the new office increases sales, support, warehousing and training capabilities.

Manufacturing sales rose 3.1 per cent in January, StatCan says

Sector beats expectations, topping pre-pandemic mark set in February 2020.
Sponsored Spotlight 

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I/O system

AutomationDirect’s NITRA Pneumatic Automation Link compatible with electric I/O and/or pneumatic valves. » Read More

Safety Certified Brakes

Nexen's NexSafe Rail Brakes, Servomotor Brakes, and Rod Locks carry Intertek Functional Safety (FS) Mark. » Read More

Webinar: The Future of Factory Automation

Location: Webinar
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 11:00 AM PST / 2:00 PM EST
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ProMat 2021

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: April 12 - 15, 2021
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PTDA 2021 Canadian Conference

Location: Montreal, Quebec
Date: June 9 - 10, 2021
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