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Vaughan company fined after worker critically injured

Martinrea International, carrying on business as Hydroform Solutions, pleaded guilty and has been fined $75,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries when machinery fell while being lifted with an overhead crane.

Mars Canada invests $70 million in expanded chocolate factory in Ontario

Mars Canada has opened its expanded Newmarket, Ont.-facility, which now manufactures and packages the Maltesers chocolate brand.

Manufacturing sales climb in January, marking third consecutive month of growth

Canadian manufacturing sales in January were better than expected, the latest in a series of promising reports for the economy.

New Stratasys group works to help enterprises build additive manufacturing strategy

Stratasys has introduced Expert Services Group, which it says is designed to help manufacturers build their additive manufacturing strategy and workflow, to gain the benefits of 3D printing for improved production processes.

Pennsylvania’s Zippo lighter factory lays off 38 workers

Pennsylvania’s iconic Zippo lighter factory has laid off 38 workers, blaming a slowdown in the company’s North American business and a glut of inventory in China.
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Featured News 

On Robot entering North America at Automate 2017

The Danish manufacturer of grippers for collaborative robots (cobots) plans to enter the North American market at next month’s Automate tradeshow. » Learn more

Combined calibration solution delivers “expanded view” of asset health

GE Digital’s Meridium has partnered with Beamex to combine its asset safety and data analytics capabilities with Beamex CMX calibration software. » Learn more

3D/2D software

EPLAN describes its Harness proD version 2.6 as an intuitive 3D/2D software that covers “all of today’s requirements for convenient, high quality wiring and wire harness engineering.” » Learn more

Wireless Access Point boasts data transmission speeds of up to 867 Mbps

Belden has expanded its industrial wireless portfolio with the addition of the BAT867-R Wireless Access Point, describing it as a compact and rugged device designed to help industrial applications maximize efficiency and performance. » Learn more
Event Calendar 

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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Siemens Innovation Tour - Edmonton

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: April 6, 2017
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Hannover Messe

Location: Hannover, Germany
Date: April 24-28, 2017
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