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October 23, 2019
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German trade delegation seeking to meet Canadian manufacturers

The Canadian German Chamber of Industry & Commerce is organizing an incoming trade mission for German lightweight materials & solution suppliers focused on automotive, mechanical & plant engineering.

EMC honours manufacturers at awards ceremony

The Awards of Excellence were presented on the evening of Oct. 9 at their national conference, Advantage Through Excellence, in Vaughan, Ont.

GM workers called back to Oshawa plant after U.S. union reaches tentative deal

General Motors has recalled all workers to its assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont., after the United Auto Workers union in the U.S. reached a tentative deal last week.

Yaskawa America’s Motoman division marks 30 years

Previously known as Motoman, Inc., the company was incorporated on July 18, 1989 as a 50-50 joint venture between Hobart Brothers Company and Yaskawa Electric America.

Rethink Robotics returns with update to Sawyer cobot

One year after its initial shuttering and subsequent takeover of assets by HAHN Group, Rethink Robotics presents a new update to its collaborative robot (cobot).

Where are your industrial operations vulnerable?

Does your cybersecurity approach sometimes feel like you’re playing a game of Whack-a-Mole – attempting to patch vulnerabilities as they pop up, rather than strategically and proactively managing your cyber risks? » Read full article

EMC appoints new field service advisor for GTA

The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) has announced Leah Nacua is now the field service advisor for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) consortiums. » Read full article

Rethink Robotics appoints Daniel Bunse as new CEO

He takes over from Philipp Unterhalt, who served as interim CEO up until this point and now focuses completely on his tasks as managing director of HAHN Group. » Read full article

Editorial: From data to actionable insights

In the editorial from the latest issue of Manufacturing AUTOMATION, we discuss how manufacturers gather, sort and act upon data to reduce overall costs, optimize production and increase material output. » Read full article

Rittal and German Edge Cloud acquire IoTOS for industrial IoT

The Friedhelm Loh Group, comprising Rittal and German Edge Cloud, have announced the 100 per cent takeover of IoTOS. » Read full article

Mahr launches trade-in program for new measurement equipment

Mahr, a provider of dimensional metrology solutions, is debuting its “Step Up to the Latest Technology” trade-in program. » Read full article
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Digitizing units for weighing applications

Flintec has launched the EM100 family of digitizing units for general weighing applications such as dynamic, static and high-speed weighing. » Read full article

White light scanning system with 12MP

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has released the AICON SmartScan R12, a new 12-megapixel version of its white light scanning system. » Read full article

Cobot welding tool

Vectis Automation has launched a welding tool powered by a Universal Robots UR10e collaborative robot, available as a rent-to-own option. » Read full article
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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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German Technology Day - Mississauga

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: November 19, 2019
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German Technology Day - Kitchener

Location: Kitchener, Ont.
Date: November 21, 2019
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SPS 2019

Location: Nuremberg, Ger.
Date: November 26-29, 2019
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