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Feds invest $5M in APMA to lead development of Canada’s first electric vehicle

The federal government is investing $5 million in the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) to support Project Arrow, the automotive industry’s first Canadian-made, zero-emission concept vehicle.

Schneider Electric releases guidelines to combat PLC bug

Schneider Electric has released a set of mitigations to address an unpatched bug discovered in a family of its programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

WAGO debuts edge devices for network computing

WAGO has released its new edge controller and edge computer, combining the advantages of decentralized cloud computing with local control networks.

PI North America to promote IO-Link technology in Canada, US

PI North America, the trade association for industrial networking technologies, will represent the IO-Link community in Canada and the United States.
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Two smart ways to connect a factory that save time and money!

Decentralize your network connections and run only one network cable back to the main panel with the Xelity67 managed switch and the Xelity Hybrid vision switch.

The Xelity67 is a fully managed 10-port IP67 network switch developed to simplify and reduce factory network installation time. Available in EIP or ProfiNet versions with various port combinations offering 10/100Mbit and/or 1Gbit data communication speeds.

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Connected manufacturing: Realizing your ROI on data

Thanks to wide deployment of IoT sensors, many manufacturers are sitting on mountains of collected data. Capitalizing on their investments will come not from mega-projects, but from incremental initiatives. » Read more

The power of vision: Vision installation solutions from Murrelektronik

Industrial image processing is a real efficiency booster for many industries. Cameras replace a large number of sensors and are the basis for maximum automation of numerous processes. » More info

Case: Central and decentralized networking (IP20 or IP67)

The streamlining of the Industrial Ethernet infrastructure and the associated reduction of wiring effort and costs results brings overall savings to the installation. » More info

Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Expo Toronto

Date: Nov. 9 -11, 2021
Location: Toronto, ON
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2021 Automation Fair by Rockwell Automation

Date: Nov. 9 - 11, 2021
Location: Online
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Hannover Messe 2022

Date: April 25-29, 2022
Location: Deutsche Messe, Hannover, Germany
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Date: June 1-2, 2022
Location: Ottawa, ON
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