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Feds invest $8.2M in U Waterloo for additive manufacturing network

The Additive Manufacturing Alliance (AMA) will bring manufacturers together, leveraging the school’s Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing (MSAM) Lab.

Solar tech manufacturer Mitrex opens new Ontario factory

The manufacturer of building-integrated photovoltaic technology is localizing its production in the Canadian market.

Connected manufacturing: Realizing your ROI on data

Many manufacturers are sitting on mountains of collected data. Capitalizing on their investments will come not from mega-projects, but from incremental initiatives. Here's how.

ABB to sell Dodge mechanical power transmission division for $2.9B

RBC Bearings will inherit Dodge to expand its presence as a manufacturer of engineered bearings and motion control components.

VIDEO: NGen invests $4.2M in robotic mushroom harvesting system

A robotics project led by Mycionics to automate mushroom harvesting will receive nearly $4.2 million in funding by Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen). » Watch now

Trudeau announces $440 million for Quebec aerospace industry

The federal government is investing up to $440 million in Quebec’s aerospace industry to subsidize major companies operating in a key sector of the province’s economy. » Read full article

Global robot installations drop in 2020, China leads recovery

Installations of industrial robots dropped two per cent in 2020, according to preliminary World Robotics data released by the International Federation of Robotics. » Read full article

Connected classrooms: Cyber-physical labs advance Industry 4.0 careers

In order to prepare college students for high-tech industrial careers, you have to bring the technology to them. The key is to start small, start now and scale up over time. » Read full article

All you need to know about AMRs

How will current applications for autonomous mobile robots transition to use in plants of the future? » Read full article

Manufacturing sales fell 0.6 per cent in May, Statistics Canada reports

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell for a second consecutive month in May as the machinery, chemical and fabricated metal industries declined. » Read full article

ATX West

Date: Aug. 10-12, 2021
Location: Anaheim, CA
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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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