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February 27, 2019
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Labour board: Unifor strikes at GM were unlawful

The Ontario Labour Relations Board has ruled that members of Unifor engaged in unlawful strikes in their efforts to protest the planned closure of the General Motors assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont.

The Kistler Group opens first Canadian sales location

The Kistler Group, a manufacturer and supplier of dynamic measurement technology, has opened a sales centre in Mississauga, Ontario.

VIDEO: Electra Meccanica opens new manufacturing facility

Vancouver-based electric vehicle manufacturer Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp. has opened a new production facility in China for its SOLO electric vehicle (EV) line.

Machine safety: Managing hazards

In the latest Machine Safety column, Garrett Potter at EMC explores how ensuring the appropriate levels of machine safety can be a complicated task.

Endress+Hauser and Westburne partnership expands to Manitoba

Westburne will act as a single-source provider for solutions that integrate Endress+Hauser’s measurement technology with the Rockwell Automation platform.

Brewing a better beer with process automation

A new automation system at Sleeman Breweries provides internal process and recipe control.

FREE WEBINAR: The IIoT: ERP Best Practices, March 21, 1 pm EST

Learn how the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will impact your business in the first of a four-part webinar series presented by Manufacturing AUTOMATION and Pemeco Consulting.
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Top five data management myths, debunked

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EMC gland and copper grounding strap for cables

Helukabel has added two new cable accessories to its product portfolio – the HELUTOP MS-EP5 and a copper grounding strap. » Read full article

Vented mini LVDT linear position sensors

NewTek Sensor Solutions has released vented versions of its M-375 miniature LVDT linear position sensors for high-pressure or extreme temperature situations. » Read full article

Compact linear voice coil motor

Moticont has added the LVCM-032-076-02 linear voice coil motor with stroke length of 2.5 in (63.5 mm) to its lineup. » Read full article

ABB Customer World

Location: Houston, Tex.
Date: March 4, 2019
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ATS Knowledge Day

Location: Nordhessen, Ger.
Date: March 28, 2019
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Hannover Messe 2019

Location: Hannover, Ger.
Date: April 1-5, 2019
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RFID Journal LIVE!

Location: Phoenix, Ariz.
Date: April 2-4, 2019
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Automate/Promat 2019

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: April 8-11, 2019
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Advanced Design & Manufacturing Canada

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: June 4-6, 2019
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Digital Industry USA

Location: Louisville, Ken.
Date: September 10-12, 2019
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CMTS: Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

Location: Louisville, Ken.
Date: September 30-October 3, 2019
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