View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@
DEX show

StatCan: Manufacturing sales down 0.7 per cent in December

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell 0.7 per cent to $56.4 billion in December, hurt by the motor vehicle assembly and the aerospace product and parts industries.

Build a Dream receives $728K from feds to expand program for female students

A Windsor, Ontario organization that promotes careers in the skilled trades and STEM to female high school students is receiving a $728,000 investment from the federal government.

Pilz Canada enters partnership with Cowper Automation

Pilz Automation Safety Canada has signed a partnership agreement with Eastern Canada’s Cowper Automation to develop solutions for clients seeking automation applications.

New Caisse CEO says Alstom making rare commitments in Bombardier takeover offer

It is rare for a company make commitments as specific as those written in “black on white” by Alstom as part of its offer for Bombardier Transportation, says the new president and chief executive officer of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec.

EMC shakes up leadership with three new appointments

The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) has announced several staff changes, which were effective as of February 12.

Sustained change: Raven Telemetry turns operational data into action

Ottawa’s Raven Telemetry employs an AI-based platform to connect operators on the plant floor with senior managers for better decision-making. “If you don’t have a true account of what is happening and what has happened, any other step in your process is pointless,” says Raven co-founder Martin Cloake. » Read more

3M Canada announces new president

3M Canada has appointed a new president, who takes over from Lars Hanseid. Hanseid is moving to London, U.K. for another role with 3M. » Read full article

Tool maker Garant marks 125 years of manufacturing

To mark the milestone, Garant partnered with Quebec City’s Carnaval, inviting the festival’s mascot, Bonhomme, to stop by its plant. » Read full article

Magna says some plants in China still offline, parts supplies a concern

Magna International Inc. says its operations in China are still running under capacity because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, but that it’s too early to say what the long-term impacts might be. » Read full article

ATS partners with Conestoga College on automation training

ATS Automation Tooling Systems is partnering with Kitchener, Ontario’s Conestoga College on a new project that will supply automation equipment for the refurbishment of a nuclear power plant. » Read full article

Bunting names new master rep for Western Canada

Bunting, a magnetic products provider, has contracted a new master rep for the western provinces of Canada. » Read full article

Rockwell Automation to acquire digital automation company ASEM

ASEM manufactures Industrial PCs, human-machine interface hardware and software, remote access capabilities and secure Industrial IoT gateway solutions. » Read full article

Cable management kit for any cobot

igus has released a new collaborative robot cable management kit with universally designed hook-and-loop mounting brackets. » Read full article

Flat rodless linear drive for tight spaces

Festo designed the new flat, DLGF rodless linear drive for applications where installation space is especially tight. » Read full article

3D laser line profiler for large-item inspection

LMI Technologies (LMI) has launched the Gocator 2490 smart 3D laser line profiler for inspection of large targets. » Read full article
MA - BB2

SPS – Industrial Automation Fair

Location: Guangzhou, China
Date: February 26-28, 2020
» More info

Automation Technology Expo 2020

Location: Cairo, Egy.
Date: March 14-16, 2020
» More info

PTDA Leadership Development Conference

Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Date: March 25-27, 2020
» More info

2020 ISA & IIoT Smart Manufacturing Conference

Location: Galveston, Tex.
Date: April 14, 2020
» More info

Hannover Messe 2020

Location: Hannover, Ger.
Date: April 20-25, 2020
» More info

ISA Automation Expo & Conference 2020

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: April 29-30, 2020
» More info

Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show

Location: Montreal
Date: May 11-14, 2020
» More info

2020 Industrial Control Systems Security Symposium

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: May 25-29, 2020
» More info


Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 27-28, 2020
» More info