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MOL confirms worker dies while setting up stamping press

According to a report by CTV Barrie, an investigation is currently underway following a fatal industrial incident in Tottenham, Ont.

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ERP will be among the biggest projects your company will undertake in the next 15 years. The first steps include selecting the right vendor and preparing your business for implementation. If you miss the mark on either, you expose your project to major ERP failure risks and the potential waste of hundreds of thousands — if not millions — of dollars. Don’t miss this free webinar!

Oracle, Mitsubishi Electric develop IoT platform for smart manufacturing

Oracle has announced its collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric Corporation to develop an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for smart manufacturing.

Whitepaper addresses Industry 4.0 change management

“The manufacturing and engineering industries are on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution that will see artificial intelligence transforming every aspect of our operations,” believes Festo, stressing that manufacturers and engineering firms need to start preparing now to proactively manage change and keep ahead of the curve.

Omron to acquire Microscan Systems

Omron has entered into an agreement to acquire Microscan Systems, a global provider of barcode scanning and decoding technology for industrial applications.

PLM, ERP and MES: The holy trinity of manufacturing

The number one challenge of manufacturing is getting the right product, at the right time, at the right price. Competitive advantage used to come from automation and more recently digitalization, but this has now become the norm with the advent of new technologies and modern apps.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Complete, Customizable Control – Now with Multi-Touch HMI

UniStream, the all-in-one programmable logic controller from Unitronics, offers a wealth of advanced features for process automation; it’s unique, modular design enables machine builders to customize their control.  Users snap a CPU onto the back of a touchscreen HMI—now with multi-touch capabilities—and add whatever I/O and communication modules they need.  Ladder logic, communication configuration and HMI design are all programmed in a single programming environment, which can reduce development time by up to 50%. >> Learn more
Featured News 

How to make your manufacturing process more cyber secure

IIoT is creating many exciting opportunities for the manufacturing industry; however, the increased use of connected devices and systems has also resulted in a rise in cyber attacks. For many, the phrase cyber-attack conjures an image of email hacking and stolen bank details, but it can have a significant impact on plant processes and production if systems are not protected correctly. » Read full article
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HMI supports more than 200 communication drivers

To help reduce implementation costs, there are more than 200 communication drivers available for the Exor UniOP eTOP310 HMI, enabling users to connect to a variety of industrial devices, says the company. » Read full article
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PLC integrates I/O for speed and flexibility

Bosch Rexroth says its IndraControl XM21/22 programmable logic controllers (PLC) boast the speed of the Sercos automation bus combined with Rexroth’s IndraControl S20 input/output (I/O) series for a complete and scalable control system. » Read full article
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New servo drive debuting at Pack Expo 2017

Kollmorgen says its new AKD2G servo drive introduces a multicore Compute Engine – Servo on a Chip – that promises to be far more powerful than other servo drives. » 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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