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September 11, 2019
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CMTS 2019 to focus on the future of Canadian manufacturing

The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) returns, bigger in both size and scope, to The International Centre in Toronto September 30 to October 3.

Matrox Group co-founder acquires full ownership of business

Matrox has announced that its co-founder, Lorne Trottier, has acquired 100 per cent ownership of the Matrox group of companies, including its three divisions Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics and Matrox Video.

Mecademic to receive 600K for automation in $1.9M round of federal funding

The manufacturer of compact industrial robotic arms has been awarded over $600,000 in a $1.9-million round of funding for three Quebec companies.

Ontario dessert manufacturer to add automation, jobs in $8.5M upgrade

La Rocca Creative Cakes in Richmond Hill, Ontario will create 60 manufacturing jobs and four management jobs as it positions to diversify its export markets.

Siemens unveils new name for PLM Software division, new product portfolio

At a media and research analyst conference hosted by Siemens last week in Brooklyn, New York, the company discussed manufacturing trends and made several announcements.
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Five steps to realizing the Internet of Things

By breaking the process into steps, you can digitalize your manufacturing in a systematic way as you harness the power of the Internet of Things (IoT), a collection of physical devices such as sensors and actuators that use the Internet to send and receive data. » Read full article

Ontario to conduct health and safety inspection blitz for industrial sector this fall

From Oct. 1 to Dec. 27, the Ontario Ministry of Labour is conducting a province-wide health and safety inspection blitz on musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory hazards in all sectors. » Read full article

Bosch Rexroth Canada strengthens partnership with Atlantic Canada distributor

TRC Hydraulics Inc. will assume a greater strategic role to support the Bosch Rexroth Canada’s hydraulic products, services and customers on the East Coast. » Read full article

What is Industry 4.0, anyway?

Even in 2019, there are questions about Industry 4.0 and whether there is value for manufacturers to invest in advanced solutions. » Read full article

Our Robotics Insider Fall 2019 e-book is online!

In this issue, you’ll find a cover story on Montreal robotics manufacturer Mecademic, a Q&A with a co-founder of industrial cleaning robot company Avidbots, and more. » Read full article


Handheld RFID reader for mobile data collection

Balluff has released the U-890 ultra-high-frequency (UHF) handheld RFID reader to simplify mobile data collection. » Read full article

Graphic HMI terminal

Rockwell Automation has debuted a machine-mounted HMI, the Allen-Bradley ArmorView Plus 7 graphic terminal. » Read full article

Smart pneumatics analyzer for IIoT integration

Emerson has introduced a new tool to help pneumatic system users see the potential benefits of integrating IIoT. » Read full article

EMO Hannover 2019

Location: Hannover, Ger.
Date: September 16-21, 2019
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Weidmuller Open House

Location: Markham, Ont.
Date: September 17, 2019
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Autonomous Mobile Robot Conference

Location: Louisville, Ken.
Date: September 17, 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: Toronto, Ont.
Date: September 30-October 3, 2019
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MCMA Technical Conference

Location: Indianapolis, Ind.
Date: October 7-10, 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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International Robot Safety Conference

Location: Indianapolis, Ind.
Date: October 15-17, 2019
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Automation Fair

Location: Burnaby, B.C.
Date: November 6, 2019
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15th European Manufacturing Strategies Summit

Location: Berlin, Ger.
Date: November 11-16, 2019
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Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference

Location: San Jose, Calif.
Date: November 12-13, 2019
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