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Calgary firm among Schneider’s SI Alliance program winners

Schneider Electric has announced the 2017 winners of its Global System Integrator Alliance Partner Excellence Awards. Special congratulations to True North Automation from Calgary, Alta., for receiving the Global Telemetry Partner of the Year award.

Winnipeg selected as home of new NRC advanced manufacturing facility

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is building an advanced manufacturing research and development and demonstration facility in Winnipeg, Man.

Samsung investing $380M in South Carolina, creating 950 jobs

Samsung is investing $380 million in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, creating an estimated 950 jobs over the next three years, state and company officials announced.

Centre Stage: Mike Bajurny

Flow Water operations officer and plant manager, Mike Bajurny, gave Manufacturing AUTOMATION a tour of the tetra-pack-water producer’s new Aurora, Ont., plant which began operations this May.

Research infrastructure adopts one-stop shop principle

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Tampere University of Technology (TUT) and Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) have set up a demonstration of a digital factory. In this demo, different robots located in various facilities of the organizations involved are monitored and controlled remotely from one place.

Canada Goose reaffirms made-in-Canada commitment with two new facilities

Canada Goose continues to invest in the Canadian apparel manufacturing industry, opening its fifth factory and announcing a new raw material and cutting distribution centre in Ontario.
HMI Technology Handbook

Featured News 

Never too small for cobots

In only five days, Lowercase programmed a Universal Robot and a Robotiq’s 2-Finger Gripper to operate a CNC machine by itself, allowing the three employees to focus on other tasks. » Learn more

HMI touch panels

Two new C-more Micro touch panels — displaying text, graphics and bitmaps to communicate HMI data to the operator — are now available from AutomationDirect. » Learn more

Robot conveyor systems

Dispense Works says it has developed the bench top RC Series Robot Conveyor system to both streamline and increase dispensing accuracy for filling and handling molds. » Learn more

Two-piece modular touch panel computers

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group has launched the 15-in. TPC-5152T, 17-in. TPC-5172T and the 21.5-in. TPC-5212W two-piece modular touch panel computers. » 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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