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Quebec bakery to undergo $40-million expansion

Bridor says it will spend $40 million to double the size of its Boucherville baking facility east of Montreal and increase its capacity by 80 per cent.

Siemens Canada investing in Dorval gas turbine plant

German-based Siemens AG, through its subsidiary Siemens Canada, plans to invest $110.6 million in research and development activities at its plant in Dorval, Que., to design and make improvements to aero-derivative gas turbines.

GM layoffs of 625 workers signal need to renegotiate NAFTA: Unifor

General Motors is cutting 625 jobs at its assembly plant near London, Ont., a move that union officials say demonstrates why NAFTA has been a bad deal for the Canadian automotive industry as jobs have migrated to lower-cost jurisdictions such as Mexico.

Leaders must teach workers resilience to navigate change

Persevering in the face of adversity is critical to getting ahead. It’s applicable across all roles and all lines of business in every industry around the world. And yet, we don’t spend nearly enough time developing resilience in our workforce.
Featured News 

Yukon manufacturer receives $130,000 in IRAP funding

Northerm Windows and Doors, a division of RAB Energy Group, is receiving up to $130,345 in funding from the federal government to support the implementation of automation technologies and Lean manufacturing process improvement. » Learn more

Wireless-based vibration sensor

Yokogawa Electric has developed an ISA100 Wireless-based field wireless vibration sensor, boasting long battery life and the ability to “quickly” update data. » Read full article

EtherNet/IP, Profinet compatible switches

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group has launched the EKI-5500/5600 PN/PNMA and EI series of industrial switches, designed to communicate through Profinet or Ethernet/IP. » Read full article

Enclosures with IP66 rating

Stahlin says its non-metallic J and N enclosure series were both tested to the IEC 60529 standard and IP66 rating. » Read full article
Event Calendar 

BSI Webinar - AS 9100D 2016 Transition

Location: Webinar
Date: February 2, 2017
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ARC Industry Forum Orlando 2017

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 6-9, 2017
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Siemens Innovation Tour 2017 - Montreal

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: February 7, 2017
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ABB Automation & Power World

Location: Houston, Texas
Date: March 13-16, 2017
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Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: April 3-6, 2017
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