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Bombardier says C Series shift to Airbus allows it to focus on regional planes

Bombardier Inc. says it is working to improve the profitability of its regional jets and turboprops by boosting sales and cutting costs.

Rockwell Automation recognizes two Ontario companies as experts in machine safety

The automation company has added five new members to its Machine Safety System Integrator program.

Dorel says proposed U.S. tariffs will have significant impact

Manufacturer Dorel Industries Inc. warns that proposed tariffs in the U.S. would have a significant impact on all three of its major business lines and could result in higher prices for consumers.

Robotics company to create up to 30 jobs in Fredericton

Lateetud Inc., a company in the robotic process automation sector, is opening an office in New Brunswick and creating up to 30 jobs over the next four years.

Georgia-Pacific announces Dixie Cup plant closure in Brampton

Georgia-Pacific has announced it is closing its Dixie Cup manufacturing plant in Brampton, Ont. by the end of its financial year.
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Kraken Robotics to build $9 million in batteries for AUVs

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Safety light curtains with IO-Link connectivity from Balluff

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Harting debuts Gigabit Cat7A data transmission module

Harting has launched the Gigabit Cat7A data transmission module to work with its comprehensive Han-Modular connector system. » Read full article

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International Robot Safety Conference

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