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Festo technology bringing a smile to kids

Piezo valve technology used in a robot that simulates human behaviour, mimicking everything dental professionals might encounter, is making a trip to the dentist a lot easier.

5G takes on new importance as manufacturers turn to automation

As companies increased their automation to keep going in 2020, manufacturing tapped into 5G at an accelerated pace, paving the way for 2021 to be a transformative year for the industry.

When it comes to safety, this CEO “Gets It”

Advanced Technology Services, Inc. CEO Jeff Owens was named to the 2021 list of “CEOs Who ‘Get It’” by the National Safety Council.

Motion Industries celebrates 75 years with rebrand

Motion Industries, Inc., announced it will rebrand to “Motion,” in time for its 75th anniversary, in a move to solidify the company’s structure and help advance its position in the marketplace.
Sponsored Spotlight 


The KOBOLD SEN-96 pressure transmitters combine the reliability of a solid-state ceramic sensor with a very economical price. They are available in an accuracy class of ±0.5 % to ±0.75 % of range with a standard 4-20 mA, 2-wire analog output, allowing them to interface with most modern control systems. Optional voltage outputs are available. The heart of the SEN-96 is a ceramic piezoresistive pressure-sensing element. Ceramic sensors offer exceptionally long cycle life with virtually no calibration drift. As standard, the SEN-96 includes a DIN 43 650A connector with a cable gland for quick installation. A DIN connector with ½" NPT conduit fitting is optional. These features, along with a compact, rugged stainless steel package and very affordable price, make this pressure transmitter an ideal choice for numerous sensing applications. >> Learn More

Capturing knowledge from the departing, aging workforce

Whether you call it the “Gray Wave” or the “Silver Tsunami,” the large aging workforce presents an unprecedented risk to businesses in the Information Age as they head into retirement. » Learn More

How COVID has affected the containerboard industry

The containerboard industry has been affected by the pandemic and it has adjusted how they’re handling sanitization of their products and facilities. In this podcast, the executive director for the Canadian Corrugated & Containerboard Association looks at new technologies converters and roll-stock producers should be aware of, and how the pulp and paper industry can bring more public awareness to Canada’s use of recycled fibre. » Listen Now

ProLine t-mass F/I 300/500 raise the bar for thermal flowmeter technology

The Proline t-mass F/I 300/500 provides additional benefits like bi-directional measurement and reverse flow detection. » Learn More

New PROFINET bus interfaces from Festo

These new FB44 and FB45 interfaces add four key features based on the latest PROFINET controllers and software, including S2 System Redundancy that provides redundant protection to keep processes running in the event of a CPU error. » Learn More

Industry 4.0 sensor solutions for brake applications

Nexen Group, Inc. announces the release of the of Industry 4.0 Sensors included with the Zero-Backlash Spring Engaged (ZSE) brake, Servo Motor brake, and Slide Rail brake families. » Learn More

Website for GermBlock COVID-19 cough and sneeze shields

Rockford Systems, LLC., has launched www.germblockshields.com, a new website educating organizations of the value of sneeze shields in limiting the airborne droplets that carry the coronavirus. » Learn More


This is a Virtual Event
March 8-11, 2021
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Americana 2021

Montreal Convention Centre
Montreal, Que.
March 22-23, 2021
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International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference

This is a Virtual Event
April 27-29, 2021
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North American Artificial Lift 2021

April 28-29, 2021
Venue TBA
Houston, Texas
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Operational Excellence in Energy, Chemicals & Resources

May 31-June 2, 2021
BMO Centre, Stampede Park
Calgary, Alta.
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Oil Sands Conference & Trade Show

June 2-3, 2021
Suncor Community Leisure Centre
Fort McMurray, Alta.
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