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Survey: Ongoing border restrictions are costing manufacturers millions

Manufacturers are losing tens of millions of dollars in business due to closures at the Canada-U.S. border, says a new survey conducted by several industry associations.

Kawartha Controls receives $1M from feds toward smart factory

An Ontario manufacturer is receiving $1.13 million from the federal government to implement a new machining cell.

Phoenix Contact announces new head of automation in Canada

Phoenix Contact has appointed a new head of the company’s industrial management and automation (IMA) business area, effective Feb. 1.

Canada ranks above global average for industrial robot density: IFR

The 2020 World Robotics report shows that Canada ranks 18th in the world for robot density, with 165 units installed per 10,000 employees.

Report: 2020 robot sales up in North America, non-automotive takes off

Sales of robotic units in North America increased 3.5 per cent in 2020 over 2019, says a new report from the Robotic Industries Association (RIA).

PODCAST: How Canadian manufacturers can test and certify new PPE

The new episode features a Q&A with Dana Parmenter, vice-president, industrial at CSA Group on the process for manufacturers to certify their PPE, and things manufacturers should keep in mind as they ready their products for certification. » Read more


25th Annual ARC Industry Forum

Date: Feb. 8-11
Location: Online
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Automate Forward

Date: Mar. 22-26
Location: Online
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