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Canadian EV manufacturers eye TTC expansion plans

Toronto’s TTC is looking to add 300 electric buses for their fleet as they pursue their aggressive electrification plans for 2023 and beyond – an expansion that has Canadian electric vehicle (EV) parts manufacturers salivating.

GM accelerates shift to truck production in Oshawa

GM is pushing the start of production of full-size trucks at the Oshawa Assembly plant to the fourth quarter of this year ahead of the previous target of January 2022.

Nestle workers on the picket line

More than 470 workers have been on strike at a Nestlé Canada manufacturing plant in Toronto, after contract negotiations between Unifor Local 252 and the chocolate company broke down.

Gibbins to lead expansion of McMaster Innovation Park

MIP is pursuing a significant expansion to support scale-up in life sciences innovation, commercialization and manufacturing – including a 2.8 million sq.ft. “Life Science Mega-Hub” development.
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The best and brightest in the industry are here

Canadian Manufacturing associate editor Alanna Fairey spoke to Carla Cheung recently to discuss her career journey, the power of mentorship, and why she wasn’t interested in forcing herself into a “boys club.” » View Speakers and Agenda

How automation enabled a faster manufacture of insulin

OEM systems builder Syntegon Technology developed a new flexible production line concept for assembling insulin pen auto-injectors leveraging Festo automation capabilities. » Read now

ATEX/IECEx approved Magnesense differential pressure transmitter

The Dwyer Series AT-MS ATEX/IECEx approved Magnesense differential pressure transmitter incorporates a flameproof aluminum enclosure that protects the device for use in hazardous areas commonly found in process or industrial applications. » Learn More

Compact 1,500-watt integrated servo motor

JVL presents a new AC Servo Motor with built-in controller, Nano-PLC and direct AC mains supply with same capacity and length as traditional servo motors. » Learn More

Festo adds new cylinder to Simplified Motion Series

The EPCE electric cylinder has become the seventh member of Festo’s Simplified Motion Series (SMS), a family of electric actuators that mimics the simplicity of pneumatics in performing simple point-to-point movements or positioning tasks. » Learn More

Flexibility with new COMPACT power supplies

Three new COMPACT power supplies offer 12 VDC making them efficient and economical for standard applications, adding to an already extensive portfolio of 24 VDC power supplies. » Learn More

Women in Manufacturing

This is a Virtual Event
May 13, 2021
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PetroChem Canada

June 22-23, 2021
Sunbridge Hotel and Conference Centre
Sarnia, Ont.
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North American Artificial Lift 2021

August 2-3, 2021
Hotel Derek
Houston, Texas
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International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference and Expo

August 24-26, 2021
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, Ill.
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Oil Sands Conference & Trade Show

September 15-16, 2021
Suncor Community Leisure Centre
Fort McMurray, Alta.
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Global Energy Show

September 21-23, 2021
BMO Centre, Stampede Park
Calgary, Alta.
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