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Ottawa investing up to $29M in company to make PPE mask material

The money will go toward a $38.8-million project by Meltech Innovation Canada Inc., a division of Medicom Group Inc.

Armo-Tool recognized as certified Omron systems integrator

Omron Automation Americas has added the London, Ont.—based automation solutions as a partner.

Poka raises $25M in funding for connected factory worker platform

The Montreal developer of a connected worker platform specific to manufacturers has raised $25 million.

Editorial: Is your workforce vulnerable to automation?

We explore the Conference Board of Canada's Automation Vulnerability Index (AVI), which evaluates regions across the country by the degree to which they may be affected by automation.

Legal impacts of the pandemic in manufacturing

Employees and employers are grappling with an ever-changing legal landscape as COVID-19 wears on. » Read more

Recruiting network for manufacturing launches

ManufacturingJobsite.ca is a new recruiting network that specifically targets Canada’s diverse manufacturing sector. » Read full article

VIDEO: Alberta food producer installs new automated packaging line

Aliya’s Food Limited has added a custom automation solution to increase outputs on one of its packaging lines. » Read full article

Feds invest $10M in hub for automotive, aerospace and advanced manufacturing

McMaster University will establish iHub, a university-based network in Hamilton, Ont. that will help connect manufacturers on projects. » Read full article

Funding opportunities for technology adoption and development

Thinking about new tech? Government grants and loans for manufacturing companies can help to offset costs of capital investment. » Read full article

Use a testbed to enable Industry 4.0 manufacturing

The Innovation Lab at the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation emphasizes the coexistence of robots and humans, hence the term “cobots.” » Read full article
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WMTS 2021

Date: Sept. 14-16, 2021
Location: Edmonton, AB
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Global Energy Show 2021

Date: Sept. 21-23, 2021
Location: Calgary, AB
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