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Manufacturer fined $150,000 after worker dies, another injured

An Ontario-based window and door manufacturer pleaded guilty and was fined $150,000 after one worker died and another was injured by material that fell from a work station. What happened?

MAPP signs distribution deal with Oncam Global

Oncam Global has signed a distribution deal with St. Jacobs, Ontario-based Manufacturers Automation for its Evolution series camera line.

Pilz Canada partners with Jacmar

Pilz Automation Safety Canada has appointed Jacmar as its distribution partner for Quebec.

Honda, Hitachi Automotive to develop, make electric vehicles

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. has signed a deal with Hitachi Automotive Systems to jointly develop, make and sell motors for electric vehicles, as the industry adapts to concerns over global warming and the environment.
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Featured News 

40 per cent of Canadian jobs to disappear due to automation, McKinsey chief says

The head of the government’s economic growth advisory council says governments need to craft “new social contracts” with Canadians to avoid deepening income inequality over time, adding that this will require governments to figure out what to do with older workers who are expected to lose their jobs to technology. » Learn more

Reverse part number lookup function saves time

Bernard and Tregaskiss have introduced a reverse part number lookup function for their semi-automatic and robotic MIG gun online configurators that allow users to customize a MIG gun for their exact needs, by selecting amperage, neck style and angle, consumables and more. » Read full article

IoT-ready COM Express mini module family

Kontron, a provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has introduced a new series of credit card-sized Computer-on-Modules based on the latest generation Intel Atom, Pentium and Celeron processors. » Read full article
Event Calendar 

Siemens Innovation Tour 2017 - Kitchener

Location: Kitchener, Ont.
Date: February 15, 2017
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CAF-FCA Addressing the Essential Skills Gap Roundtable

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: March 2, 2017
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ABB Automation & Power World

Location: Houston, Texas
Date: March 13-16, 2017
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American Manufacturing Summit

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: March 28-29, 2017
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Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: April 3-6, 2017
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