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October 17, 2018
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Humber College partners with KUKA Canada

A new five-year partnership between Toronto's Humber College and KUKA Canada will outfit the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation (CTI) with the latest robotic technology.

Report: Industrial companies use safety for profitability and productivity

A majority of industrial companies are using safety to not only mitigate risks but also to improve productivity and profitability, according to a survey by LNS Research.

Jenoptik expands North American automation operations

Jenoptik is expanding in North American again after several acquisitions including Barrie, Ontario's Prodomax Automation.

Top five tips to protect your plant from fire

October is Fire Prevention Month, and Johnson Controls has shared some tips on how to mitigate the risk of fire hazards in your plant and promote occupant safety.

Endress+Hauser and Quebec's Lumen partner on process automation

As part of the partnership, Lumen can now provide its process automation customers with Endress+Hauser’s measurement technology.
Sponsored Spotlight 
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Aerotech’s PRO Series linear motor and ball-screw positioning stages are available with new sizes, features, and improved performance. The redesigned PRO series is optimized for increased performance including up to 98% higher resolution, up to 46% better repeatability, a 40% reduction in error motions, and a 33% improvement in accuracy. >> More Info

Q&A: Calvin Wallace, Beckhoff Automation Canada

We chat to Calvin Wallace, Beckhoff Automation’s new managing director for Canada, about how he plans to expand on the success of his predecessor. » Read full article

Moticont debuts GVCM series linear voice coil motor

Moticont has released a more powerful high-speed, zero-backlash linear voice coil motor featuring an internal shaft and bearing. » Read full article

Rotary encoder from Pepperl+Fuchs reaches high rotation speeds

Pepperl+Fuchs has introduced the ENI58IL rotary encoder with BlueBeam technology for rotational speeds of up to 12,000 RPM. » Read full article

Advantech IoT Co-Creation Summit

Location: Suzhou, China
Date: November 1-2, 2018
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Supporting Women in Trades Conference

Location: Halifax, NS.
Date: November 6-7, 2018
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Location: Frankfurt, Ger.
Date:v November 13-16, 2018
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Advanced Design and Manufacturing Expo

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: November 14-15, 2018
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Automation Fair

Location: Philadelphia, Pen.
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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AI World Conference & Expo

Location: Boston, Mass.
Date: December 3-5, 2018
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Motor & Drive Systems 2019

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: January 23-24, 2019
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