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ABB invests in Peak Innovation Centre

ABB’s NEMA motor division announced its support of Peak Innovation Centre in Fort Smith, Arkansas. A $1 million investment will be dedicated to the acquisition of equipment for the advanced manufacturing program and its automation/robotics, electronics technology, and computer integrated machining pathways.

Canada moves forward with plans to explore the moon

François-Philippe Champagne, Minister, Innovation, Science and Industry announced investments of $3 million in technology initiatives for lunar exploration through the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

Héroux-Devtek appoints new Director

Héroux-Devtek Inc. announced the appointment of Annie Thabet as Director of the Corporation.

Infinite Material Solutions launches microporous 3D printing material

Infinite Material Solutions LLC. launched Caverna PP; a 3D printing filament that allows users to create lightweight foam parts resembling a sponge.

Investments announced in Prince Edward Island infrastructure

Upgrades have been announced to the women’s unit of the Provincial Correctional Centre in Miltonvale.

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Communicating Effectively When Everyone is Zoomed Out

Recent events have increased adoption of technology to communicate by using virtual meetings. » Read more

Are you really Pivoting?

The current travel restrictions in effect makes in-person physical meetings a distant memory. Yet, the need for business improvement still exists and is perhaps even amplified. » Read more
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Limit Compressed Air Use

EXAIR’s EFC™ is a user-friendly electronic flow control for compressed air, designed to minimize compressed air use on blow off, drying, cooling, conveying and static elimination applications. The EFC combines a photoelectric sensor with a timing control that turns off the air when no part is present. The timing control permits easy tuning to the application requirements while providing flexibility in sensing distance. Web site offers detailed information, downloadable drawings. » Learn more

DEHN Surge Protection Devices from AutomationDirect

DEHN DIN-rail mounted surge protective devices are available for 1-phase, 3-phase Wye, 3-phase Delta, and 3-phase High-leg Delta electrical systems. » Learn more

IDEC eight-port unmanaged ethernet switch

IDEC Corporation has added the SX5E-HU085B eight-port unmanaged industrial ethernet switch to its product portfolio. » Learn more
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Maplesoft releases new turnkey solutions for machine builders

New release of MapleSim Insight supports low-cost, digital twin-based solutions. » Read more

Bell expands Canada’s 5G wireless network in Manitoba

St. Andrews and Stonewall added to Manitoba's growing 5G network » Read more