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One killed, another injured in industrial accident in Tecumseh, Ont.

One man is dead and another is injured after what police described as an industrial accident in southwestern Ontario.

Sanofi to invest $500 million in Toronto vaccine facility

The federal and Ontario governments have announced an investment of up to $70 million toward Sanofi Pasteur Limited’s $500-million project to help establish what they say will be one of the world’s most advanced vaccine manufacturing facilities.

GM ending shift at Ohio car plant amid sales slowdown

General Motors says it will eliminate a production shift at its Chevy Cruze manufacturing plant in Ohio that could cost as many as 1,500 jobs. GM attributes the move to falling sales of compact cars.

Frulact select Kingston as location for its first Canadian plant

Frulact Canada has established a new 58,000-square-foot research and development and food processing facility in Kingston, which will serve as the company’s North American base and first facility in Canada.
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Festo invests $90 million to nearly triple its Mason facility

Advanced automation technology provider Festo plans to expand its Regional Service and Manufacturing Center in Mason, Ohio, by approximately 350,000 square feet, nearly tripling the company’s capacity in logistics, production and industrial training solutions offered through its Festo Didactic Learning Center. » Read full article

CoaXPress 2.0 frame grabbers

Matrox Imaging is introducing the Matrox Rapixo CXP, a new series of multi-link CoaXPress 2.0 frame grabbers, supporting data rates of up to four times 12.5 Gbps, it says. » Read full article

Frequency converter now enhanced with Safe Torque Off

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Augmented reality solution aims to reduce downtime during unplanned outages

Honeywell Intelligrated has launched TechSight, a real-time augmented reality solution designed to reduce repair time and minimize operational disruption in the event of an unplanned outage. » Read full article
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Hannover Messe

Location: Hannover, Germany
Date: April 23-27, 2018
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Smart Manufacturing Experience

Location: Boston, Mass.
Date: April 30-May 2, 2018
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Partners in Prevention Conference

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

Location: Vaughan, Ont.
Date: May 30-31, 2018
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Internet of Manufacturing Midwest

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: June 5-7, 2018
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