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NGen invests $11M in automotive production and robotics systems

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) has co-funded $11 million for three projects implementing new technologies in the Canadian automotive sector.

Automation Technology Expo returns in-person as Canada opens for business

Automation Technology Expo (ATX) is one of the five event brands that ADM is bringing back in-person this November.

Moderna to build mRNA production plant in Canada within two years

Massachusetts-based drug maker Moderna will build an mRNA vaccine manufacturing plant in Canada within the next two years.

Beckhoff Canada opens office in Greater Vancouver

Beckhoff Canada’s new office in Burnaby, B.C. will aid in increasing the company’s sales development and market share growth.

ATS Automation acquires process engineering company

The Cambridge, Ont.–based company has acquired a German consulting company that specializes in process engineering.
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Optimizing power consumption through remote monitoring

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Union ratifies deal with Bombardier at Downsview; talks with De Havilland continue

Unifor National President Jerry Dias says the three-year collective agreement approved by members of Local 112 and 673 makes “significant progress” on key issues. » Read full article

BIOSA Technologies invests over $1.2M to manufacture PPE material

A biotech research firm will develop, manufacture and distribute non-woven filtration material for N95 and N99 mask production. » Read full article

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose in June, while wholesale sales fell

Manufacturing sales rose 2.1 per cent to $59.2 billion in June, driven by production at auto assembly plants and higher sales of petroleum and coal products. » Read full article

Linamar signs manufacturing agreement for robotic gearbox company

Linamar Corporation plans to manufacture a drive transmission system for industrial robotics developed by Netherlands-based Innovative Mechatronic Systems » Read full article

WMTS: Western Manufacturing Technology Show

Date: Sept. 14-16, 2021
Location: Edmonton, AB
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International Robot Safety Conference

Date: Sept. 20-22, 2021
Location: Virtual
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Global Energy Show 2021

Date: Sept. 21-23, 2021
Location: Calgary, AB
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Future of Automation: 2021 Technology Forum

Date: Sept. 29, 2021
Location: Online
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CMTS 2021

Date: Oct. 4-7, 2021
Location: Mississauga, ON
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