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Company fined after worker caught, pinned by hydraulic ram

U.S. Steel Canada/Acier U.S. Canada pleaded guilty and has been fined $75,000 after a worker lost consciousness and suffered fractures and burns after being caught and pinned by a hydraulic ram. What happened? >> Read full article

FedDev Ontario invests $4.9M in Flying Colours’ expansion

The federal government, through FedDev Ontario, has announced an investment of up to $4.87 million for an expansion at Flying Colours Corp., a global aviation services company based in Peterborough, Ont. >> Read full article

Oil and fuel filtration systems added to the Wajax portfolio

Wajax, a Canadian industrial products distributor and service provider, has added Oil Filtration Systems to its filtration portfolio. Oil Filtration Systems manufactures a line of oil purification equipment that is designed to remove contamination from a variety of fluids, including lube oil, hydraulic oil, transformer oil and diesel fuel. >> Read full article

Rethink Robotics’ continues global expansion with new distributor partners

Rethink Robotics says it is striving to help manufacturers gain flexibility and improve production processes through four new distribution partnerships — Humarobotics in France, Active8 Robots and Cobotix in the U.K., and iCobots in Israel — for its collaborative collaborative Sawyer robot. >> Read full article

Green fulfillment in a green distribution centre

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 Featured News 
VIDEO: Who Makes A Honda - Clement D’Souza

VIDEO: Who Makes A Honda - Clement D’Souza

Clement D’Souza, who led the creation of the new Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio, the exclusive global production facility for the 2017 Acura NSX supercar, is the latest Honda associate featured in the What Makes a Honda is Who Makes a Honda video series. A mechanical engineer and 26-year veteran at Honda of America Mfg., D’Souza was tapped as the engineering project leader in 2012 to lead the creation of a new manufacturing facility to produce the next generation Acura NSX, which the company says is the only supercar manufactured in America. >> Learn More…


Lower-resolution analogue modules

AutomationDirect’s Productivity2000 programmable controller line now includes 12- and 13-bit resolution current and voltage analog input/output modules. >> Read full article

Input/output module

Unitronics says its new I/O module, UIS-WCB2, offers a variety of I/O options in a single unit, and is compatible with all UniStream series programmable logic controllers. >> Read full article

Box PC

Lanner has introduced the LEC-6030 box PC model which it says can operate under wide temperature ranges and offers “rich connectivity” to communicate with programmable logic controllers and HMI. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Hannover Messe

Location: Hannover, Germany
Date: April 25-29, 2016 >> More Info

Partners in Prevention

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 26-27, 2016 >> More Info

Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: May 16-18, 2016 >> More Info

DEX Expo - Mississauga

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: May 17, 2016 >> More Info

Automatica 2016

Location: Munich, Germany
Date: June 21-24, 2016 >> More Info