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Best Workplaces in Canada 2018 winners

Congratulations to the companies who have been recognized as part of this year’s Best Workplaces in Canada. Which industrial automation companies made the 2018 list?

3D metal printing provider offers Mohawk College students with hands-on experience

Additive Metal Manufacturing is offering Mohawk College’s Mechanical Engineering Technology and Non-Destructive Testing students an opportunity to work directly with industry on research and development projects aimed at helping manufacturers adopt additive manufacturing technology.

GM to add 700 workers at Tennessee factory

General Motors is adding a shift at a Tennessee factory that makes GMC and Cadillac SUVs, putting about 700 people to work.

Siemens, Orange Business Services partner for IIoT solutions

Telecommunications operator Orange Business Services and factory automation equipment provider Siemens say they have joined forces to help drive the adoption of the Internet of Things in the industrial sector by simplifying integration.

EU wants 28 nation bloc to invest $24 billion in AI by 2020

The European Union’s executive branch wants the bloc’s public and private sectors to invest at least $24 billion in artificial intelligence through 2020 in an attempt to remain globally competitive.

Sandvik to buy metrology software company Metrologic Group

Sandvik Machining Solutions has announced it intends to acquire software company Metrologic Group from Astorg Partners at a price of 360 million EUR, in a move to help customers achieve a more seamless manufacturing chain by linking the machining and quality assurance processes, it says.

New frozen pizza production line to create more than 100 jobs

Food and food services business Dr. Oetker Canada says it is investing in a new, high-speed frozen pizza manufacturing line that will help create 103 jobs and retain 115 positions in London, Ont. » Read full article


Industrial Ethernet plug-and-play solution

Helukabel now supplies pre-assembled data cables for industrial Ethernet systems. With molded M12 and RJ45 industrial connectors, the company says customers can modularly assemble any possible combination of cables and connectors to design a product for their exact needs. » Read full article

Industrial wireless access points aim to protect sensitive data

To help secure sensitive data on the manufacturing floor, Mencom has announced industrial wireless access points designed to be a rugged solution to industrial applications that require a wireless connectivity. » Read full article

High frequency end launch plug

Amphenol says its high frequency SMA end launch plug offers VSWR performance up to 26.5 GHz with optimized end launch design. » Read full article
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Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: May 14-16, 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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