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Manufacturing sales fell 2.1% in April as chip shortage hurt auto industry

Canadian manufacturing sales fell 2.1 per cent to $57.1 billion in April as the auto industry was hurt by a continued shortage of semiconductor chips that prompted companies to halt or slow production.

Raquel Urtasun starts Toronto self driving company Waabi, after leaving Uber

After the COVID-19 pandemic turned travel demand upside down, Uber Technologies Inc. decided to hit the brakes on its six-year-old self-driving car venture, selling it to Silicon Valley startup Aurora.

Omron announces Armo-Tool as Certified Systems Integrator partner

Omron Automation Americas announced Armo-Tool Ltd., an automation solution provider in North America, as a new partner in its Certified Systems Integrator program.

Wabtec starts operations at Neighborhood 91 additive hub

Wabtec Corporation started operations at Neighborhood 91, the additive manufacturing production campus at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Innovation Campus.

Minerva Intelligence and Clarity Gold announce Driver AI analysis

Minerva Intelligence announced the signing of a service provision contract with Clarity Gold Corp. for the use of Minerva’s proprietary Driver technology, enabling precision drill targeting into drilling data from Clarity’s Destiny Project in the Abitibi.
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HazLoc Cabinet Cooler® Systems

Hazardous Location Cabinet Coolers are for use with classified enclosure purge and pressurization systems!
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Ford Looks for Lightning Strike with Electric F-150

Electric vehicles are nothing new, they have been around much longer than many people realize. Innovators who have tried to make electricity work in a vehicle, have usually come up against a number of prohibiting factors, with cost usually being on top, but another major factor being consumer adoption. » Read more

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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Sysmac: A fully integrated platform

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   • One control for the entire machine or process
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AutomationDirect Stahl safety isolators

Stahl safety isolators provide intrinsic safety and galvanic separation between a control system and field devices in a hazardous location. » Learn more

Mencom’s universal RJ45 adapter

The Mencom modular insert series (Mixo) allows different types of connections housed in a single traditional rectangular enclosure. » Learn more
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McGill University Health Centre begins phase III trial for its COVID-19 anti-inflammatory drug

An affordable decades-old drug has been reformulated and repurposed to treat COVID-19 patients. » Read more

Flora Growth to acquire Koch & Gsell

Under the Heimat brand, Koch & Gsell manufactures and distributes a range of hemp products that contain less then 1% THC. » Read more