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New AI research centres in Ontario and California

Triassic, an engineering services and manufacturing automation company, has opened artificial intelligence research facilities in Toronto, Ont., and Pleasanton, Calif.

Thyssenkrupp connects machinery through new toii platform

Describing it as a milestone in digital transformation, thyssenkrupp says it has developed an in-house IIoT platform that enables all machines to communicate with each other.

Ford, Chinese partner look at possible electric car venture

Ford Motor Co. and a Chinese automaker say they are looking into setting up a joint venture to develop and manufacture electric cars in China.

Kuka produces two millionth Jeep Wrangler body-in-white

This month, Kuka Toledo Production Operations (KTPO) celebrated the completion of its two millionth Jeep Wrangler body-in-white.

Manitoba receives $10M for aerospace industry

The Winnipeg, Man., aerospace industry is getting a $10-million boost from the federal government, with the expectation that the innovation and training money will help create new high-paying jobs.
Sponsored Spotlight 

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Featured News 

Report finds record growth for North American robotics in 2017

The Association for Advancing Automation says its newest research shows many growth records set in the areas of robotics, machine vision, motion control and motor technology for the first half of 2017. » Register now
Product 1

Non-metallic enclosures for portable control applications

Stahlin says its non-metallic CF and F series enclosures are ideal for compact or portable control or simply as a small junction box. » Read full article
Product 2

Horizontal machining centres

Doosan Machine Tools has introduced the NHP horizontal machining centres series, which it says was built from the ground up for rapid metal removal rates. » Read full article
Product 3

Dot peen marker

Kwik Mark says its new line of X series dot peen markers which strive to improve overall operation and streamline “every aspect” of product marking. » Read full article
Event Calendar 
Ontario Export Awards


Location: Los Angeles, Calif.
Date: September 12-14, 2017
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Omron Technology Road Show Edmonton

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: September 13-14, 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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ERP Vendor Congress

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