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Linamar awarded up to $100 million for AI, advanced manufacturing development

The federal and Ontario governments have announced up to $100 million worth of combined grants to help automotive parts maker Linamar develop advanced manufacturing technologies.

Shercom Industries fined $420,000 over teen worker’s death

A Saskatoon business has been fined $420,000 for breaking workplace safety rules in the death of a teen worker in 2015.

Sandvik Coromant, Mitutoyo donate combined $157K to Saskatchewan Polytechnic

An $82,133 donation from Mitutoyo Canada and a $75,000 donation from Sandvik Coromant Canada will go toward securing new equipment and student awards at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

FCA to invest US$1 billion in Michigan Plant

The automaker confirmed it will invest more than US$1 billion to modernize the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Michigan to produce the next-generation Ram Heavy Duty truck, relocating the operations from its current production location in Mexico.

Winpak now SAFE Work Certified

Winpak has become the first plastic manufacturer in Manitoba to be SAFE Work Certified by Made Safe.

Autopro Fort McMurray branch relocates to larger office

Autopro Automation Consultants has announced its relocation to a new, larger office space in Fort McMurray, Alta., in conjunction with celebrating its 15th anniversary in the region.

How AI and machine learning are reshaping the manufacturing sector

The world is rapidly moving toward Industry 4.0, where AI and machine-learning based systems are not only changing the ways we interact with information and computers but also revolutionizing the manufacturing sector. » Read full article

Surge protection devices

Littelfuse says it has introduced two series of SIDACtor protection thyristors optimized to protect equipment located in high exposure environments from severe over-voltage transients. » Read full article

New scalable graphic terminals

The Allen-Bradley PanelView 5310 family of graphic terminals aims to bring tight integration between the HMI and controller to smaller applications. » Read full article

Industrial-grade panel PCs and monitors

Kontron is now offering its FlatClient and FlatView series in display sizes from 10.1-inch up to 23.8-inch in either widescreen aspect ratios of 16:9 or 16:10 and standard aspect ratios of 4:3 and 5:4. » Read full article
Event Calendar 

Motor & Drive Systems 2018

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 8-9, 2018
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ARC Industry Forum 2018

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 12-15, 2018
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Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo 2018 Cleveland

Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Date: March 7-8, 2018
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North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit 2018

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: April 10-11, 2018
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The Vision Show

Location: Boston, Mass.
Date: April 10-12, 2018
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