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GM Canada signs contract for 10M face masks at Oshawa plant

General Motors of Canada will immediately begin production of 10 million face masks over the next year after signing a contract with the federal government.

Toyota plant produces company’s nine millionth vehicle in Canada

The nine millionth vehicle produced by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) rolled off of one of the company’s Southern Ontario assembly lines on May 27.

Halifax-area company making medical face shields sees future for local PPE

A small Nova Scotia company that retooled to make medical face shields for the province’s health-care system says it is exceeding its own manufacturing target more than a month into the fledgling venture.

OTTO Motors raises $29M to grow mobile robot market

OTTO Motors, a division of Kitchener, Ontario’s Clearpath Robotics, has raised US$29 million in funding to grow its markets for autonomous mobile robots (AMRs).

The June 2020 issue of Manufacturing AUTOMATION is now online!

Our cover story delves into why COVID-19 has created a sense of urgency to automate manufacturing supply chains.

Automation, squared: Quebec robotics company delivers a welding win

AGT Robotics enhances automated welding and cuts component costs in half for a steel manufacturer using PC-based control for its robotic system. » Learn more

SPONSORED: What manufacturers can do now to maintain continuity in the new normal

As COVID-19 lockdowns begin to ease across the globe, manufacturers have come to understand the need to have the flexibility to urgently adjust their operational strategies. » Read full article

ATS Automation appoints interim chief financial officer as CFO resigns

ATS Automation Tooling Systems has announced Maria Perrella has resigned as chief financial officer, effective June 26, 2020, to pursue another business opportunity with a privately held organization. » Read full article

Aztec Electrical Supply receives Rittal machining centre for enclosures

Aztec Electrical Supply has acquired a Perforex machining centre from Rittal Systems Ltd. to complete enclosure modifications in-house. » Read full article

Five questions to ask before selecting a digital transformation solution

Digital transformation is for everybody, but it’s not one-size-fits-all. To make an impactful investment, job shops should ask these five questions » Read full article


Aluminum connector enclosures

Mencom has introduced the MIXO ONE series of aluminum housings systems, designed to accept a wide range of single-sized MIXO series modules. » Read full article

M8 D-coded connectors for Industry 4.0

binder USA launched the 818 series M8 D-coded field-attachable, molded cordset and panel mount connectors. » Read full article

IMTS 2020

Date: Sept. 14-20, 2020
Location: Chicago, Ill.
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Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo

Date: Oct. 7-9, 2020
Location: Montreal, Que.
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ISA Automation Expo & Conference 2020

Date: Oct. 27-28, 2020
Location: Edmonton, Alta.
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SPS 2020

Date: Nov. 24-26, 2020
Location: Nuremberg, Ger.
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Automatica 2020

Date: Dec. 8-11, 2020
Location: Munich, Ger.
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