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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.

Labatt plans multimillion-dollar Canadian operations upgrade

Labatt Breweries of Canada says it is investing $460 million over the next three years to enhance its operations and help boost growth.

ABB to acquire GE Industrial Solutions

ABB has announced the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global electrification solutions business, for $2.6 billion; the transaction will be operationally accretive in year one.

Automating pizzeria operations with the help of robots

“Automation exists to improve the quality of human lives,” says Alex Garden, Canadian ex-pat and co-founder of Zume Pizza. Founded in 2015, Zume uses robotics and AI to make its pizza pies.

Maple Leaf Foods fined $120K after worker injured

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. pleaded guilty and was fined $120,000 after a worker suffers an arm injury.
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ERP Vendor Congress

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Today is the last day to take advantage of our early bird rate and save 30% on a full-priced pass to ERP Vendor Congress 2017. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how the latest ERP solutions can increase your business efficiency and operations. This must-attend event will provide you with all the tools you need to lead a successful ERP project from start to finish. Space is limited – don’t delay! >> Save your seat

New “highly automated” additive manufacturing facility now open

Advanced Powders & Coatings (AP&C), a subsidiary of Arcam AB and a GE Additive Company, has inaugurated its new $31-million additive manufacturing facility in Saint-Eustache, Que., which it says will welcome 106 new employees by the end of the year. » Read full article

Three ways digital technologies improve machine safety

Factories around the world are becoming more automated, intelligent and connected. The outcome? As control system connectivity increases and advanced technologies become pervasive, manufacturers are more productive, can better utilize assets, and optimize operations. Machine safety is no exception. » Read full article

Oracle, Mitsubishi Electric develop IoT platform for smart manufacturing

Oracle has announced its collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric Corporation to develop an Internet of Things platform for smart manufacturing. » Read full article

Northern Gold Foods invests $9.5 million in Ontario plant

Northern Gold Foods, a West Coast company that makes cereal, granola and breakfast bars, plans to build a new $9.5-million production facility in Welland, Ont. This will be Northern Gold’s second production plant overall and its first in Ontario. » Read full article

Company receives $50K fine after foundry worker injured

A foundry employer pleaded guilty and has been fined $50,000 after a worker suffered a permanent injury while working with molten metal. » Read full article
Event Calendar 

ERP Vendor Congress

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

Location: Milwaukee, Wis.
Date: October 2-4, 2017
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Aztec Electrical Supply Cambridge open house

Location: Cambridge, Ont.
Date: October 4, 2017
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National Robot Safety Conference

Location: Pittsburgh, Penn.
Date: October 10-12, 2017
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Location: Kitchener, Ont.
Date: October 11, 2017
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Rockwell Automation Fair

Location: Houston, Texas
Date: November 15-16, 2017
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