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CenterLine to build new plant at Windsor campus

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd. plans to add a new manufacturing plant to its existing campus of three Windsor, Ont., facilities.

GE to close 125-year-old Ontario plant

More than 350 workers at a General Electric plant in Peterborough, Ont., will be losing their jobs as the 125-year-old facility ceases manufacturing next year.

IFR: China breaks historic records in robotic automation

According to the International Federation of Robotics, China is rapidly becoming a global leader in automation. Within a year, sales in China surged by 27 per cent to 87,000 units, and the operational stock of industrial robots marks the highest level in the world, notes IFR.

B.C. partners with Surrey for manufacturing research study

With funding from the British Columbia government, the city of Surrey has hired a research consultant to identify and address current labour market challenges in the manufacturing sector and identify strategies to create more jobs.

New IoT Certified program aims to bridge IT/OT gap

Opto 22 has announced its IoT Certification program for authorized system integrators, called OptoPartners, which will address IoT, IIoT and Industry 4.0 applications and projects.

Nano Dimension teams up with CAD MicroSolutions to sell 3D printer in Canada

Nano Dimension says its wholly owned subsidiary, Nano Dimension Technologies, intends to collaborate with CAD MicroSolutions, a service provider and distributor, to distribute the DragonFly 2020 3D printer in Canada.
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HP, Deloitte join forces to push 3D printing adoption

HP and Deloitte Consulting LLP have announced what they describe as a “first-of-its-kind” alliance to help accelerate the digital transformation of the global manufacturing industry. » Read full article
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System-integrated solutions at Pack Expo 2017

Combining control hardware consolidation with PC-based control technology, Beckhoff Automation says its Pack Expo booth will be the “centre of automation technology and IT convergence.” » Read full article
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Robot aims to eliminate inventory tracking failures

Surgere has launched its Robotically Optimized and Balanced Inventory (ROBi) product to help automate cycle counts and improve overall accuracy of on-hand inventory. » Read full article
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X-Bore for automated deburring of cross bores

Heule Tool Corp. will introduce the X-Bore series tooling for the automated precision deburring of cross bores at CMTS 2017. » Read full article
Event Calendar 


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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Location: Kitchener, Ont.
Date: October 11, 2017
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ERP Vendor Congress

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