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UW Gets UVC Disinfecting Machine Developed By TMMC

University of Waterloo’s Department of Chemical Engineering and Health Services received a prototype for a PPE disinfecting machine, from Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada.

Canada invests in York Region manufacturers

Three York region manufacturers will share an investment of $7.8 million from FedDev Ontario to help them create 116 skilled jobs and maintain 30 more.

General Motors Invests in St. Catharines Plant

General Motors Canada and its partners are investing $28 million at its St. Catharines Propulsion plant.

Coaching Program for Manufacturers

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) along with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program, have launched a new pandemic recovery coaching program for Canadian manufacturers.


A Unique Twist for the Old Taste Buds

Germans love big salty, soft-breaded pretzels. In the south of Germany, a freshly baked pretzel with butter and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee is a must on any breakfast table. Achieving the perfect shape, a symmetrically twisted pretzel, usually involves a lot of painstaking manual labour. » Learn more

From Theft Prevention to Quality Control: How IOT-Based Surveillance Can Help

It was a food and beverage manufacturer’s worst nightmare; $187,000 worth of product stolen in plain sight. It happened at a Tavistock dairy plant in 2019, when a man presented what appeared to be legitimate paperwork for a large quantity of cheese to be loaded onto a truck, and delivered to New Brunswick. It wasn’t until the delivery failed to arrive at the location that they realized the cheese was stolen. » Learn more

Focus on Scheduling and Planning of Maintenance

Doc speaks about the importance of scheduling and planning of maintenance. He shares stories about what he has seen, how IIoT is changing how scheduling is done, and how companies can improve their scheduling and planning. COVID-19, do's and don'ts, tips and techniques, and why companies neglect planning and scheduling are also covered. » Learn more