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Photo highlights from Hannover Messe

Manufacturing AUTOMATION is at Hannover Messe in Germany for an action-packed week of industrial automation innovation. Follow along with our photo blog to check out the latest products and solutions.

Campbell Soup selects Mississauga for new HQ site

Campbell Soup Company says its new Canadian headquarters will open in Mississauga, Ont. The company decided to shutter the 87-year-old plant in January and cut 380 jobs, citing complications with retrofitting such an old building as the reason for the closure.

Dishon to nearly double its workforce with $13.8-million tech upgrade

A Canadian aerospace components maker plans to invest in new advanced manufacturing technology and nearly double its workforce.

Additional coding and robotics classes coming to Saskatchewan

The Government of Saskatchewan has announced new coding and robotics opportunities for middle years and high school students in the province. These elective courses will be available to all high schools, while Grades 7-9 teachers can also introduce students to coding and robotics.

Casper to open Canadian HQ and factory

Online mattress retailer Casper plans to open brick-and-mortar stores in Canada as it flips its business model and goes head-to-head with traditional bed retailers.

Omron gifts Georgian College with new equipment

Omron Automation Americas is making a significant investment in the engineering technology classrooms and labs at Georgian College. The automation solutions company is providing “hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth” of real-world equipment in a move to help strengthen engineering education.

Hitachi Metals ups efficiency with new metal 3D printing system

Sciaky, a provider of metal additive manufacturing solutions, has delivered an Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) system to the Global Research & Innovative Technology facility of Hitachi Metals in Kumagaya, Japan.
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Crossed-Roller Bearing Ball-Screw Linear Stages

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University of Waterloo launches Artificial Intelligence Institute

The University of Waterloo has launched the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute, bringing together researchers and businesses in an effort to prepare Canada for future economic and advanced technology disruption. » Read full article

Controllers scale to specific machine safety requirements

Rockwell Automation says its new controllers are designed to help engineers simplify their machine safety systems and improve safety performance. » Read full article

Backlash servo rotary indexing table

Electromate is offering the Sankyo Automation RollerDrive Reducer, describing it as precision gear reducer that uses a zero backlash roller gear mechanism. » Read full article

Wireless controls

Magnetek, a supplier of digital power and motion control systems, has introduced its Flex EX2 wireless controls for material handling, overhead crane and industrial applications. » Read full article
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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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Location: Munich, Germany
Date: June 19-22, 2018
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