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EMC reports successful lean manufacturing training program in NWO

The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) has announced that its two-year program to help manufacturers in Northern Ontario enhance their productivity, competitiveness and business management capacity was a success.

Motion Industries announces passing of president and CEO Tim Breen

Tim Breen, president and CEO of Birmingham, Alabama–based Motion Industries, a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, has died.

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.

TE Connectivity completes acquisition of ABB’s Entrelec

TE Connectivity, a global technology and manufacturing company specializing in connectivity and sensors, has closed the acquisition of ABB's Entrelec terminal block business.

Canadian manufacturing sales up 1.1% in June

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose more than expected in June, boosted by the petroleum and coal product industry.

Beckhoff Automation announces Calvin Wallace as new managing director

Calvin Wallace was promoted to the managing director position of Beckhoff Canada. Wallace is succeeding Joe Ottenhof, who is retiring. » Read full article
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Samsung plans $22B investment for artificial intelligence and auto components

Samsung Electronics has announced a $22-billion investment for AI and auto components over the next three years, as the company maps out its strategy. » Read full article

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. » Read full article

Kruger to invest $575M in new Quebec tissue plant

KP Tissue and Kruger Products have released a plan for a capital investment of $575 million to construct a new state-of-the-art tissue plant in the Brompton area of Sherbrooke, Quebec. » Read full article

Survey finds manufacturers have increased risk of cyber attacks

Vectra, an artificial intelligence solutions provider, has released a new report citing the increased risk of cyber attacks against manufacturing organizations over other industries. » Read full article
Event Calendar 


Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: September 10-15, 2018
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AI Manufacturing

Location: Oak Brook, Ill.
Date: September 12-13, 2018
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2018 Ignition Community Conference

Location: Folsom, Calif.
Date: September 17-19, 2018
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Transatlantic Conference: Advanced Manufacturing and Lightweighting

Location: Hamilton, Ont.
Date: September 24-25, 2018
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Location: Berlin, Ger.
Date: October 1-2, 2018
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International Robot Safety Conference

Location: Detroit, Mich.
Date: October 9-11, 2018
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Supporting Women in Trades Conference

Location: Halifax, NS.
Date: November 6-7, 2018
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Advanced Design and Manufacturing Expo

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: November 14-15, 2018
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IDTechEx Show!/Printed Electronics USA

Location: Santa Clara, Calif.
Date: November 14-15, 2018
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SPS IPC Drives

Location: Nuremberg, Ger.
Date: November 27-29, 2018
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