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FEATURED NEWS: Photo highlights from Hannover Messe 2016!
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Worker suffers loss of fingers; meat processor fined $65K

Cargill Limited, operating as Cargill Value Added Meats, pleaded guilty and has been fined $65,000 after a worker suffered the loss of fingers to exhaust fan blades. What happened? >> Read full article

CRIQ signs deal with CME to boost 3D printing in Quebec

The Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) and Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) have concluded a partnership agreement that promises joint knowledge-sharing about additive manufacturing and assistance for Quebec companies to finance research and development projects. >> Read full article

Nova Scotia to send robots into classrooms this fall as coding training expands

Nova Scotia students from kindergarten to Grades 12 will have a greater opportunity to develop critical skills using new technology to support their learning and to prepare them for new economy jobs. >> Read full article

New HPS Digital Transformation unit to help customers harness IIoT

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) says it has established a new business unit to help manufacturers harness the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and more rapidly deploy technologies that will allow them to better manage and analyze data, “making their operations safer, more reliable and more efficient.” >> Read full article

Olymel invests $10M into poultry processing plant expansion

Olymel says it plans to expand its St-Damase, Que., poultry processing plant which includes the installation of an air chilling room. The $10 million investment will help boost the plant’s production capacity, says the company, enabling it to better serve its clientele. >> Read full article

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Photo highlights from Hannover Messe 2016!

Photo highlights from Hannover Messe 2016!

Industry 4.0, digitalization and The Industrial Internet are just several concepts prominently highlighted at this year’s Hannover Messe in Germany. Billed as the world’s largest trade fair for industrial technology, the show took place April 25-29 and saw more than 5,200 exhibitors, representing approximately 75 nations. Check out our photos from Hannover Messe! >> Learn More…


Medium track motion platform for robot and transfer applications

The ABB IRBT 2005 is a flexible, modular medium track motion platform for both robots and transfer applications, designed to accommodate “rapid product changes in applications that require an extended working range and high degrees of speed and accuracy,” says the company. >> Read full article

4 mm displacement and position sensors

Hoffmann-Krippner has announced tiny 4 mm displacement and position sensors for industrial, testing, agricultural and other applications. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

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

Energy Summit 2016

Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Date: May 17-18, 2016 >> More Info

Increasing Safety with Sensing Devices webinar

Location: Webinar
Date: May 26, 2016 >> More Info

Automatica 2016

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