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Save the date – Our Automation Funding: Grants & Bursaries 101 virtual event is Dec. 7!

Manufacturing AUTOMATION and representatives from the Grants Office will present the latest on funding available to manufacturers across Canada to implement automation technologies.

Report: Canadian manufacturing shows improvement in October; supply shortages continue

The latest results of IHS Markit’s survey of purchasing managers indicate that the Canadian manufacturing sector showed healthy improvement in October.

Morrell Group announces acquisition of LOR Manufacturing

Morrell Group, a provider of advanced motion control solutions, has acquired LOR Manufacturing, a mobile systems integrator.

Allied Motion acquires global nano precision motion control solutions company

Allied Motion Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of precision and specialty controlled motion products and solutions for the global market, has acquired ALIO Industries, a manufacturer of advanced linear and rotary motion systems for nano-precision applications.

SPONSORED: William Noto of Fortinet discusses endpoint detection and response

William Noto, global director of operational technology product marketing at Fortinet, joined Manufacturing AUTOMATION on a podcast to discuss endpoint detection and response during the 2021 Cybersecurity Week.
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Computing on the edge: Leveraging unlimited computing resources

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Ebook: Trends in Canadian Manufacturing and the Role of Collaborative Robots

The last two years have been especially challenging for Canadian manufacturers. A global pandemic and supply chain shortages are among many reasons why companies are turning to collaborative automation to expedite production and improve turnaround times. In this ebook, you’ll learn how collaborative robots are helping address these manufacturing challenges, why they work even in high-mix, low-volume environments and link to real-world Canadian success stories. Also included are best practices to get started with collaborative robots. >> Learn more

Automation Engineer

The Automation Engineer will offer engineering expertise in the design of custom automated production equipment, machines, assembly devices, test benches, jigs and fixtures to support manufacturing in achieving on-time delivery of quality, cost-effective products. » Read more

CNC Operator/ Programmer

The CNC Operator/Programmer will read and interpret drawings and blue prints; set up, program and operate CNC lathes and CNC milling machines; and use gauges and measuring instruments to meet tolerance requirements and specifications, among other things. » Read more


The Welder/Fitter must be able to operate fabrication equipment, positioning, aligning, fitting and welding parts for the formation of partial builds or complete builds using jigs, hand tools and welding torches. » Read more
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Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Expo Toronto

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

Date: November 9-11, 2021
Location: Houston, Texas and 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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