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April 10, 2019

Automate 2019: ATS debuts IIoT platform for factory optimization

ATS Automation says its Illuminate Manufacturing Intelligence platform can use real-time machine performance data to increase throughput, improve uptime, decrease cost and boost quality on the factory floor.

Endress+Hauser becomes exclusive Canadian provider of SpectraSensors

Endress+Hauser is now the exclusive sales and service source for SpectraSensors in Canada, whose gas analyzing technology is used to measure contaminant levels in natural gas and gas processing operations, refineries and chemical plants.

Universal Robots launches hands-on training centres for cobot programming

New hands-on classes will teach core and advanced programming skills to cobot users regardless of their robotics experience or backgrounds, using certified trainers.

Three benefits of Lean manufacturing methods

If you are someone who wants to improve your workday, then Lean manufacturing can empower you to make lasting impact.

Centre stage: George Micevski, president of Tulsar Canada

George Micevski, president of control panel company Tulsar Canada, discusses how bringing some automation into the company’s custom manufacturing helped to realize sales goals.

Automate 2019: SwRI shows robotic machine vision solution for shiny objects

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and ROS-Industrial have developed a solution that enables industrial robots to scan and manipulate metallic objects that had previously been too “shiny” for machine vision to process.
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Our top 5 takeaways from Hannover Messe 2019

Manufacturing AUTOMATION’s top five insights from Hannover Messe for Canadian manufacturers. » Read full article


Cameras with image sensors

Emergent Vision Technologies has added four camera models with polarization image sensors featuring Sony’s Polarsens technology to its HR and HT series of cameras with a 10 GigE interface. » Read full article

Drive series for pumps, fans and compressors

Siemens has introduced the new Sinamics G120X drive, designed for use in pump, fan and compressor applications in process industries such as pulp and paper, water/wastewater and other industrial environments. » Read full article

Long-stroke robotic gripper with high gripping force

SCHUNK has announced the upcoming release of its Co-act EGL-C long-stroke gripper for human/robot collaboration. » Read full article

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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Make IT Secure 2019: Cybersecurity in Manufacturing

Location: Brampton, Ont.
Date: April 25, 2019
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Partners in Prevention 2019

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 30-May 1, 2019
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Advanced Design & Manufacturing Canada

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: June 4-6, 2019
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APMA Annual Conference & Exhibition 2019

Location: Windsor, Ont.
Date: June 12, 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: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 30-October 3, 2019
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