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June 19, 2019

Skills Canada 2019 awards medals in automation

Skills Canada recently held its 25th national competition (SCNC) in Halifax, awarding medals in several manufacturing and automation skills areas.

Collaborative robot solutions on deck at EMO Hannover 2019

Robotics manufacturers will be providing an overview of the current situation and giving forecasts for future developments at EMO Hannover 2019, the metalworking trade fair.

Autopro creates high school automation scholarship

Autopro Automation Consultants has established a new scholarship partnership with the Fort McMurray Public School Division in Alberta.

NRC and University of Waterloo launch research hub for critical infrastructure

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the University of Waterloo have launched a research hub on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, machine vision and the Internet of Things.
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Pilz Canada opens new Mississauga location

Pilz Automation Safety Canada has officially inaugurated its new location in Mississauga, Ontario. The grand opening event, held on June 12, included beverages, canapés, a string trio and tours of the new 5,300-square-foot, $150,000 facility. » Read full article

North American robot orders down 3.5% in Q1 2019

Robot orders in North America declined slightly in the first quarter of 2019 according to the Robotic Industries Association (RIA). » Read full article

Honda of Canada Mfg. and Georgian College sign $1.8M partnership

Honda of Canada Mfg. (HCM) and the Honda Canada Foundation have donated more than $1.8 million to Barrie, Ontario's Georgian College for new equipment and research. » Read full article

HEIDENHAIN opens TNC-CNC Academy training centre

HEIDENHAIN recently opened the TNC-CNC Academy, an expanded CNC controls training centre in the Chicago area. » Read full article

Danfoss names new director of public and industry affairs for North America

Danfoss has appointed John Sheff as its new director of public and industry affairs for North America to succeed Mark Menzer after he retires. » Read full article


Solenoid valves and coils for process control

Festo has developed new advanced solenoid valves and coils for the petroleum and chemical sectors that the company says increase process safety. » Read full article

Safety interlock switch for equipment guarding

IDEC Corporation has released the HS1T interlock switch with solenoid with 5,000N of locking force for machine and equipment guarding applications. » Read full article

Sensors for glass-free pH measurement

Endress+Hauser has released a new generation of ISFET sensors made with unbreakable PEEK for glass-free pH measurement and liquid analysis. » Read full article
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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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International Metrology Congress

Location: Paris, Fra.
Date: September 24-26, 2019
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CMTS: Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 30-October 3, 2019
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AUTOMA 2019: Oil & Gas Automation and Digitalization Congress

Location: Zurich, Swi.
Date: October 14-15, 2019
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15th European Manufacturing Strategies Summit

Location: Berlin, Ger.
Date: November 11-16, 2019
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