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Blade manufacturing plant in Tillsonburg, Ontario, to close

Siemens Wind Power Limited, as part of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, announced the closure of the wind blade manufacturing plant in Tillsonburg, Ont.

Industrial Scientific welcomes new owner, Fortive Corporation

Industrial Scientific announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to join the Fortive family of industrial technology companies as a member of its Field Solutions platform.

R&R and Westpower announce amalgamation

Westpower Equipment Ltd. and Westpower Pumps & Systems USA Inc., and R&R Machine, Inc. have reached an agreement to amalgamate R&R and Westpower. The combined company will offer rotating equipment repair and field services coupled with pump, mixer and integrated fabricated systems through Northwest United States and Western Canada.

Canfor Pulp announces Northwood and Taylor Pulp Mill Energy projects

Canfor Pulp Products Inc. announced plans to install a new 32-megawatt condensing turbo-generator for an estimated cost of $65 million at its Northwood Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft Pulp mill.

Pruftechnik receives Mobius award for excellent knowledge transfer

Pruftechnik AG received the “3rd Biggest Student Growth Award” from the Mobius Institute in Antwerp.

New state-of-the-art tissue converting plant, Cascades

Cascades Inc. officially inaugurated its new state-of-the-art, 284,000-square-foot tissue converting facility in Scappoose, Oregon.

Accenture launches Industrial IoT Innovation Center to enable end-to-end solutions

The Industrial IoT Innovation Center in Garching, Germany, will enable digital engineering, industrial product development, manufacturing and heavy process operations, using intelligent automation, robotics and integrate shop-floor capabilities.
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Acquiring skills for future automated processes

The shift to automated processes brings mixed blessings. Maintaining, troubleshooting and replacing parts have created new challenges. All levels of involvement in automated production require highly skilled technicians, technologist, engineers, and programmers. Guest contributor, Dave Buckley of Motion Industries Inc., says, “We may need to find these skills outside of our country as, in parallel, we work to upgrade our education systems to provide us with the skilled people that are required.” » read more

MEMO 2017

Date: September 24-27, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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MainTrain 2017

Date: September 25-28, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Sask.
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NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit

Date: September 27–30, 2017
Location: Hollywood, Fla.
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SMRP Annual Conference

Date: October 16-19, 2017
Location: Kansas City, MO
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