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Mitsubishi Electric Automation names new senior director

Mitsubishi Electric Automation has announced the promotion of Sloan Zupan to the position of senior director of corporate marketing.

Linamar founder Frank Hasenfratz passes away

Frank Hasenfratz, Linamar’s founder and long-time executive chairman, passed away on January 8.

“Staying competitive with cobots” webinar airing live on Feb. 15!

Join Manufacturing AUTOMATION for a cross-Canada webinar series in 2022, sponsored by Universal Robots, where we will showcase use cases from distributors, integrators and Canadian manufacturers using collaborative robots to painlessly solve automation, distribution and ergonomics issues within their facilities.

OTTO Motors announces additions to its executive team

OTTO Motors has announced the appointments of Carolyn Garvey and Donald Leslie as co-presidents of the company. They will report directly to CEO Matthew Rendall.

ISA releases new white paper on industrial cybersecurity

The International Society of Automation (ISA) and the ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance (ISAGCA), with contributing author Gary Rathwell, released a new white paper entitled “Implementing an Industrial Cybersecurity Program for Your Enterprise.”

Future forward with the next generation of 5G-powered network-as-a-service offerings

Publicity around 5G focusses on faster networks for consumers. Lesser known is its projected pivotal role in advanced manufacturing. » Read more

PTDA adds two new member companies

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), an association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel, announced the addition of two new member companies – Connexus and Mayr. » Read full article

NGen Supercluster funds collaborative project for development of supply chain crisis management platform

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada is offering $8 million in collaborative funding, featuring over $3.5 million in co-funding for a project to address the supply chain crisis impacting manufacturers worldwide. » Read full article

New Humber college program to prepare learners for advanced manufacturing jobs

Humber College is introducing a micro-credentials course, funded by the Ontario government, that will equip workers with the advanced manufacturing skills required to get hired in the industry quickly and grow. » Read full article

TE Connectivity partners with Phoenix Contact for miniature relay product line

TE Connectivity (TE) has acquired the force-guided narrow safety relay (NSR) elementary relay technology from the Phoenix Contact Group (Phoenix Contact), as part of a long-term partnership agreement. » Read full article

Ontario government supporting advanced manufacturing efforts across the province

The Ontario government announced the launch of its Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Competitiveness (AMIC) program to help companies get the tools, technology and talent they need to grow, compete and innovate in an increasingly competitive global market. » Read full article
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Webinar: Staying competitive with cobots

Date: February 15, 2022
Location: Online
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Advance: Women in Manufacturing

Date: March 22, 2022
Location: Online
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ISA Calgary

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

Date: May 30-June 2, 2022
Location: Deutsche Messe, Hannover, Germany
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Date: June 1-2, 2022
Location: Ottawa, ON
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Automate Show

Date: June 6-9, 2022
Location: Detroit, Michigan
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