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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.

Schneider Electric forms UniversalAutomation.org to drive growth in vendor-neutral plug and play automation

Schneider Electric has joined forces with other industry leaders and pioneers to form UniversalAutomation.org (UAO), an independent, not-for-profit association managing the reference implementation of a shared source runtime.

Morrell Group announces acquisition of LOR Manufacturing

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

Global robotics industry trends show a positive outlook, according to IFR

In a press conference held by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) on Oct. 28, Milton Guerry, IFR president, and Dr. Cristopher Muller, director of statistical department at IFR, shared their insights on the current status of the industrial robotics industry.

Pleora Technologies partners with Futura Automation to expand distribution of AI solutions in North America

Pleora Technologies has entered into a distribution partnership with Futura Automation, a provider of automation solutions for robotics, material handling, automated assembly and machine vision applications.

Computing on the edge: Leveraging unlimited computing resources

Cloud computing provides companies access to unlimited computing resources, while operational technology (OT) edge computing helps them leverage that power on the shop floor. » Read more

First pickup rolls off assembly line at General Motors’ recently reopened Oshawa plant

General Motors Canada has announced the reopening of its Oshawa Assembly plant. The first Chevrolet Silverado pickup has rolled off the line at the plant. » Read full article

Canadian manufacturing sales fell in September as chip shortage hurt auto sector

Canadian manufacturing sales fell three percent to $58.5 billion in September as motor vehicle sales fell due to the ongoing shortage of semiconductors that has hurt auto production. » Read full article

TE Connectivity spearheads industry collaboration

TE Connectivity recently led the establishment of a new Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) standard that enables companies to simply and cost-effectively connect devices on the network edge to make data-driven decisions in real time. » Read full article

Festo announces new director of sales for Canada

Festo has announced the promotion of Jean-Francois Paquette to the position of Canada sales director. » Read full article

Register now for Automation Funding: Grants & Bursaries 101!

Join Manufacturing AUTOMATION and representatives from the Grants Office on Dec. 7 to learn about government funding available to manufacturers across Canada to implement automation technologies. » Read full article
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Automation Funding: Grants & Bursaries 101

Date: December 7, 2021
Location: Online
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ISA Calgary

Date: April 5-6, 2022
Location: Calgary, AB
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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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