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CN to invest $500M to improve safety, efficiency

Canadian National Railway says it will spend $500 million over the next five years on technology to improve its safety, efficiency and competitive edge, partly in response to the potential threat posed by driverless trucks.

TRC Hydraulics named Rexroth authorized distributor

Bosch Rexroth Canada has appointed TRC Hydraulics as authorized distributor for industrial and mobile hydraulics products in all of Atlantic Canada.

Taking Back Manufacturing to Canada by adopting disruptive technologies

How the Canadian economy — with an ailing resource sector and a diminished manufacturing base — will stack up in this future of more nationalistic and shorter, but hopefully more sustainable, supply chains will depend on political will to drive a directive to make much more of what we consume.

How to safeguard press brakes to prevent operator injuries

Press brakes are especially dangerous pieces of machinery that require operator caution, regular maintenance, and protective safeguards. Used extensively in the forming of sheet metal and plate materials, press brakes are a frequent cause of amputations and crushing injuries.
HMI Technology Handbook

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Hannover Messe 2017 wrap-up

It seemed like the new generation of robots was everywhere at this year’s event, driving home the fact that robotics—both traditional and collaborative — will continue to transform manufacturing operations by communicating with humans and other machines through connectivity, artificial intelligence (AI) and sensors. » Learn more

Surge protection device

Power management company Eaton says it is now delivering higher levels of surge protection with the launch of a modular device range designed for “easy installation, commissioning and replacement.” » Learn more

Sine wave inverters

Absopulse Electronics has released the CSH-400-F6 series of heavy-duty, high input voltage DC-AC sine wave inverters. » Learn more

DIN-rail mount transformer power supplies

Wago describes its Epsitron DIN-rail mount transformer power supplies as cost-effective devices that feature variable input/output voltage with the use of centre tap terminals and a peak output power of 70 VA (787-976) or 45 VA (787-974) for 1 minute per hour. » Learn more
Event Calendar 
ERP Vendor Congress

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: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 25-28, 2017
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Drive Manufacturing Summit

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

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: October 30-31, 2017
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