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March 13, 2019
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Feds invest over $772K for automation at three Quebec manufacturers

The federal government has announced over three quarters of a million dollars in investments in three Quebec manufacturing companies to expand their operations with new automation equipment.

Canada's Best Managed Companies in automation and manufacturing 2019

The Canada's Best Managed Companies list celebrates Canadian business excellence and has been compiled by consulting firm Deloitte for 26 years.

Report: Jobs at high risk of automation more likely to be held by women, says RBC

The jobs at high risk of being eliminated by automation are more likely to be held by women – but women also possess more of the skills required for the new jobs of the future than men do, according to a new report by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC).

EMC announces Craig Mannell as new field service advisor

The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) has announced a new field service advisor for the Burlington, Oakville, Hamilton, Niagara and St. Catherines consortiums.

Ficodis to acquire Reliable Bearing in Ontario

Ficodis Group, a Quebec-based industrial supply distribution group, will acquire Reliable Bearing, a company specializing in power transmission products.

Honda of Canada Mfg celebrates 50 years in business

Toshiaki Mikoshiba, chairman and CEO of Honda North America, Inc. and Dave Gardner, president and CEO of Honda Canada Inc., were on hand at the ceremony.

WorkSafeBC focuses on preventing falls in manufacturing

WorkSafeBC has announced it will focus its 2019 high-risk strategy for manufacturing on preventing slips, trips and falls, which cause a wide number of injuries throughout the sector.
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EMO Hannover metalworking fair to focus on smart technology

EMO Hannover will bring the top trends in metalworking to manufacturers for its biennial fair in Hannover, Germany from September 16-21, with a focus on system intelligence. » Read full article


Vision system for advanced carbon-fibre parts

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has released the APODIUS Vision System 2D, a standalone solution for advanced carbon-fibre part inspection. » Read full article

Cooling units in stainless steel

Rittal has debuted stainless-steel variants of its Blue e+ cooling unit series for ambient conditions. » Read full article

Hydraulic upender with V-cradle for positioning

Verti-Lift has released a hydraulic upender with a V-cradle design, ideal for ergonomic positioning rolls of steel, paper rolls, coils or spools. » Read full article

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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2019 Annual Valve Industry Knowledge Forum

Location: Birmingham, Ala.
Date: April 9-11, 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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EMO Hannover 2019

Location: Hannover, Ger.
Date: September 16-21, 2019
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CMTS: Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

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