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Tech CEOs demand ‘bold’ prosperity strategy in letter to Trudeau

More than 130 Canadian tech leaders are calling on the PM to create a prosperity plan because they say the country won’t excel without support for innovators.

Stelco announces cyber attack on information systems

The Hamilton, Ont.–based steel producer says it immediately implemented countermeasures.

LHM Technologies automates lighting with wireless solution

How the components manufacturer in Woodbridge, Ont. has automated its facility lighting to realize efficiencies of 85 per cent.

SYSPRO Canada adds five new partners to ERP program

SYSPRO has announced the expansion of its network in Canada by adding five new strategic partners.

Second annual German Technology Day moves online

The event featured sessions with six industrial automation companies about their latest technologies.
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Working like ants: Attabotics uses ant colony model to automate logistics

We talked to the Calgary-based company’s CEO, Scott Gravelle, about the innovative, insect-inspired solution. » Read more

PODCAST: How self-programming robots enable high-mix manufacturing

Curious about custom manufacturing? Tune in to the new episode of Machine Language with Francois Simard, co-founder of Omnirobotic, a Quebec-based start-up that’s developed new technology aimed at high-mix production processes. » Listen now!


Controllers with configurable Ethernet

WAGO has released the 750-8210 PLC, expanding its line of PFC200 Generation 2 controllers. » Read full article

Controls design software upgrade

Rockwell Automation has updated its Studio 5000 Logix Designer software for controls engineers to design machines and process applications faster. » Read full article

ISA Automation Expo and Conference 2020

Date: October 28, 2020
Location: Online
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AI & Smart Automation Conference

Date: Oct. 28-29, 2020
Location: Online
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MCMA Technical Conference

Date: Nov. 9-10, 2020
Location: Online
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