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April 24, 2019

Eclipse Automation opens first U.S. location

Cambridge, Ontario’s Eclipse Automation has officially unveiled its newest 57,000 square-foot facility in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Kraft Heinz CEO stepping down, Patricio named successor

The company said Monday that Miguel Patricio, a longtime executive at Anheuser-Busch InBev, will replace outgoing CEO Bernardo Hees in July.

Industrial automation companies land on Canada's Top SMEs list

D&D Automation, a systems integrator in Stratford, Ontario, and Javelin Technologies, a developer of additive manufacturing solutions, both landed on the list.

CEO of ABB steps down amid overhaul

The company said last week that Ulrich Spiesshofer had agreed with the board of directors to relinquish with immediate effect the role he's held since 2013.

Tarkett shutters plants in N.S. and Ont.; 310 jobs affected

Hundreds of workers will soon be without jobs following the closure of a Truro, N.S., carpet plant, one of the city's oldest operating manufacturers.

Automating safety through hardware and software

According to the Association of Workers Compensation Boards of Canada, over 29,000 manufacturing workers suffer a job-related injury each year. How can automation help?
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VIDEO: Automation in action at Hannover Messe 2019

If you missed the Hannover Messe trade show earlier this month, you missed a lot of automation in action! Manufacturing AUTOMATION was on site at the fair and we've put together a highlights reel of automation applications, from robotics to drives. » Read full article


Ultra-compact industrial PC

Beckhoff Automation has introduced the ultra-compact C6032 industrial PC (IPC), adding two slots for PCIe Compact modules to the C6030 single-board IPC. » Read full article

Washdown servo gearbox

Gam Gear has released the new SSP Series, a washdown servo gearbox solution designed for food, medical or sanitary applications. » Read full article

Software for SCADA, HMI and IIoT

Inductive Automation has released Ignition 8, a major update to its signature software platform with expanded architectures, enhanced security and mobile solutions. » Read full article

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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