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Stellantis plant wins safety award

Stellantis’ Etobicoke Casting Plant (ECP) received an Outstanding award from the North American Die Casting Association (NADCA). ECP was recognized for its employee safety record during 2020, as documented by internal tracking data submitted to NADCA.

Additive Manufacturing Users Group names Technical Competition winners

The Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) announced the winners of its annual Technical Competition, which recognizes excellence in additive manufacturing applications and finishing techniques.

Volvo Autonomous Solutions launches autonomous transport solutions project

Volvo Autonomous Solutions is moving ahead with a commercial pilot project in the port area of Gothenburg.

Ontario accelerates rollout of second shots targeting a two-dose summer

Ontario is preparing to roll out the eligibility for accelerated second dose appointments starting with individuals aged 80 and over, beginning on May 31.

Siemens Mobility beefs up Canadian transit capabilities with purchase of RailTerm

Siemens Mobility is beefing up its domestic capabilities to better compete for the many mass transit projects that Canadian governments are planning to fund over the next decade.
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What lies ahead for manufacturing in 2021?

It’s been a crazy year for manufacturers across Canada, and around the world! COVID-19 aggravated a lot of challenges they were already facing – slowing demand, rising trade tensions, intense competition and all sorts of disruptions arising from rapid technological change. When COVID hit, economies fell off the shelf. » Read more

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Util Group: Global Fine Blanking solutions

Util Group Headquarter has been selected among the Top 100 Companies in Italy for its contribution to technology development and industrial excellence.

Util Canada implemented a robust "best-practice" sharing operating model with the Corporate to bring to its production and technology center the same production and quality level.

Leveraging on decades of fine blanking experience, Util Canada and Util Group are evolving from the brake system to reach different parts of the automobile, including power train, exhaust systems, engine and e-motors parts. The company is present with its fine blanking technology in other industrial markets beyond automotive such as Construction, Oil & Gas and renewable energy. » Learn more

SureServo2 servo systems

AutomationDirect has released SureServo2 servo systems, built from motor, drive, I/O breakout module, and cable set components. » Learn more

Volatus Aerospace appoints OmniView Tech as its Canadian distributor

Volatus recently announced that it was beginning the manufacture of up to 1,200 units of the RPAS per year at its new facility. » Read more

August Electronics welcomes Paul Crawford as new CEO

Crawford will be responsible for carrying out August Electronics' current strategic plan, which includes a hopeful 20 per cent year-over-year sales growth through to 2024. » Read more