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Canada’s manufacturing sector falling behind in digital production revolution: study

A new Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) study finds that 39 per cent of Canadian manufacturing businesses have started to implement digital projects.

New university-based lab to help companies adopt additive manufacturing

The University of Waterloo says it is building one of the world’s largest university-based facilities to advance additive manufacturing and help companies adopt these processes.

Procter & Gamble closing Ontario plant, will lay off 480

U.S. consumer goods company Procter & Gamble is closing its Brockville, Ont. plant. P&G Canada told the facility’s 480 workers about the closure late last month, saying the “difficult decision” follows a year-long assessment of its North American supply chain.

Flir Systems appoints new president/CEO

Flir Systems has named James Cannon president and CEO, where he will succeed Andy Teich, whose retirement after 33 years of service was announced earlier this year.

Mocana receives $11 million in funding for IoT security

Mocana Corporation, a provider of mission-critical IoT security solutions for industrial control systems, has received $11 million in additional investment from Sway Ventures, Shasta Ventures, Trident Capital Fund and GE Ventures.
Featured News 

New ABB Canada HQ opens in Montreal

ABB has officially inaugurated its new $90-million Canadian headquarters and Customer Innovation Center, which houses R&D, manufacturing, assembly and testing for ABB’s energy value chain in Quebec. » Learn more

Rapid vibration-proof connection

The Harting M12 PushPull promises to offer rapid vibration-proof Ethernet connection with just one click. » Learn more

HMI cover kits

The latest addition to the Hammond range of HMI cover kits is the PJHMI UV-stabilized polycarbonate hinged cover kit, which the company says is suitable for indoor or outdoor use. » Learn more

Switch firmware to ramp up device security

Moxa says it has announced a new firmware upgrade for its industrial Ethernet switches with major enhancements for its security functionalities. » Learn more
Event Calendar 
IoT Handbook

ATI Technology Fair

Location: Orion Township, Mich.
Date: August 10, 2017
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EMO Hannover

Location: Hannover, Germany
Date: September 18-23, 2017
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Location: Moncton, N.B.
Date: September 25-28, 2017
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Drive Manufacturing Summit

Location: Milwaukee, Wis.
Date: October 2-4, 2017
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