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Brandt to save shuttered Saskatoon plant

The Brandt Group of Companies has announced it will acquire the Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Canada (MHPSC) facility in Saskatoon, Sask., and subsequent operating assets from Prestige Equipment and Hilco Global.

Bihler, Superb unite to serve global customers

Maxine Nordmeyer, CEO of Bihler of America, and John Miller, president of Superb Industries, have announced a strategic alliance which would extend Bihler’s footprint in North America with Superb’s engineering technology centres in Michigan and Ohio and sales engineering support in North America.

2017 federal budget highlights

Highlights from the 2017 federal budget tabled last week by Finance Minister Bill Morneau.

BRP could move production if NAFTA changes too onerous, says CEO

The company that makes Ski-Doos, Sea-Doos and Spyder vehicles says it could move production from Mexico if NAFTA changes result in hefty border taxes, but BRP chief executive Jose Boisjoli is hoping “common sense” will prevail during upcoming negotiations.

Advantech cooperates with ARM, Microsoft, Intel Security and Acronis for IoT Edge Intelligence

Advantech is collaborating with ARM, Microsoft, Intel Security, and Acronis on a new sharing platform which it says creates a new business model that would enable customers to create diverse IoT software/Cloud solutions within a collaborative software ecosystem for business growth and service innovation.
Featured News 

Automated system helps B.C. chip manufacturer deliver more consistent flavour

Chip manufacturer Naturally Homegrown Foods has been able to improve application consistency, reduce waste and simplify cleaning operations by installing a new seasoning system from integrated food processing and packaging equipment provider tna. » Learn more

Change management software

Honeywell Process Solutions has announced a new documentation and change management software that will help its customers’ industrial control system integrity, it says. » Learn more

New 500 kHz, 1 MHz LCR meter models

B&K Precision has expanded its bench LCR meter family with the addition of two new models that extend the family’s test frequencies up to 1 MHz. » Learn more

High speed, floor level palletizing

Columbia Machine says its FL6200 palletizer features a floor-level design that combines “robotic-like precision with the familiar simplicity and load build quality of a conventional palletizing solution.” » Learn more
Event Calendar 


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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UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Location: Milton Keynes, U.K.
Date: April 27, 2017
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Partners in Prevention

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: May 2-3, 2017
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