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Three Quebec manufacturers receive government funding for new production equipment

Three manufacturers in Trois-Rivières, Que., are embarking on expansion projects that are expected to generate total investments of more than $6 million.

Shimco names recipient of 2017 scholarship

Shimco has announced Katie Chiasson, a third-year Mathematics and Statistics student in the Faculty of Science at McMaster University, as the 2017 recipient of its annual scholarship.

New Ontario charging station manufacturing plant to create 100 new jobs

The partnership between smart-grid electric vehicle charging provider eMotorWerks and continues to grow with the grand opening of Ontario’s first manufacturing facility focused on the manufacture of electric vehicle charging stations.

B.C. commits $5.4 million to new trades equipment

The British Columbia government is investing more than $5.4 million to help 15 public post-secondary institutions replace obsolete trades and technology equipment. The funds will help secure a range of new equipment, including 3D printers.

Improvement through engagement

Successful manufacturers understand that in order to make productivity improvements, they need a clear picture of what is happening on the plant floor. Massiv Die-Form is no exception. The Brampton, Ontario-based company, a division of Magna International, knows how important plant productivity and shop floor transparency are when it comes to fulfilling orders and meeting the demands of its customers. » Read full article
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Zero Down Time service for robots

Fanuc America has announced that its Robot LINKi Zero Down Time (ZDT) service is now available to all automotive and non-automotive manufacturers who purchase Fanuc robots. » Read full article

LVDT sensors with radial connectors

Alliance Sensors Group, a div of H.G. Schaevitz LLC, has expanded its linear position sensor line with the LHA-19-R series AC-LVDTs (linear variable differential transformers). » Read full article
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Industrial Pack 2018

Location: Atlanta, Ga.
Date: April 4-5, 2018
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North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit

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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Focus On Manufacturing Security

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 18, 2018
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Hannover Messe

Location: Hannover, Germany
Date: April 23-27, 2018
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Partners in Prevention Conference

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 1-2, 2018
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