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Manufacturing sales fell 0.6 per cent in May, Statistics Canada reports

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales fell for a second consecutive month in May as the machinery, chemical and fabricated metal industries declined.

GM warns some Bolt owners to park outdoors due to fire risk

General Motors is telling owners of some older Chevrolet Bolts to park them outdoors and not to charge them overnight because two of the electric cars caught fire after recall repairs were made.

Singh promises public infrastructure to be made with ‘Canadian products’ in jobs plan

Jagmeet Singh is promising that infrastructure projects funded by a New Democratic government would use Canadian steel and other domestic goods to help get people working.

Canadian Coast Guard announces acceptance helicopter simulator

To strengthen pilot training, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Mario Pelletier, Commissioner, Canadian Coast Guard, welcomed the delivery and acceptance of a new full-flight helicopter simulator.

Trombia Technologies partners with ISS Finland on autonomous sweeping technology

Trombia Technologies continues its commercial pilot program with the autonomous and electric Trombia Free street sweeper in Helsinki Airport premises. The frontrunner pilot partner is facility services company ISS Finland.

CTG partners with HP Inc.

CTG (Crestwood Technology Group) signed an agreement with HP Inc. as an authorized channel partner of HP products and support.

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Key machine vision trends for 2021 and beyond

Predicting trends in machine vision can be difficult in the most reliable of times, but following 2020, a year of widespread uncertainty, planning ahead has become more complicated than ever before. » Read more

Extracting lithium: Ensuring a power source for electric vehicles

E3 Metals improves the performance of its technology. » Read more
Job Board 

Assistant Cable Maker

Carp, Ont.
With intelligent video management, video analytics, access control, and innovative perimeter intrusion detection systems, Senstar offers a comprehensive suite of proven, integrated technologies.
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Application Engineer

Markham, Ont.
As an Application Engineer at Eigen, you will play a critical role within Eigen’s customer-facing team as a field expert for Eigen’s Industrial Vision Platform with targeted applications across the automotive sector.
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CNC Mill Programmer/Operator

Mississauga, Ont.
Established in 1996 as a small, traditional machine shop, CEDONIA is now a lead player in the custom machining and project management business. Over the years, we have adapted to changing times, expanded our capabilities, and invested in superior technology to serve the current and future needs of our customers.
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Difference/Sum LVDT signal conditioner

NewTek Sensor Solutions introduced a series of Difference/Sum LVDT signal conditioners that improve a sensor’s performance during large temperature variation. » Read more

Cat 3 hydrostatic internal combustion forklift series

Mitsubishi Logisnext Americas group launched its Cat 3,000 – 7,000 lb. hydrostatic internal combustion (IC) forklift series. » Read more

ProSense differential pressure transmitters

AutomationDirect’s ProSense DPTW series differential pressure transmitters are precision engineered for accurate differential or gauge pressure measurement of a variety of liquids, gases, and steam applied to both pressure sensing ports. » Read more
Manufacturing Jobsite

Sparton announces VRB Energy’s battery system has been selected for evaluation in China

VRB Energy has been selected for the project amongst several competitors and is being recognized as the supplier of choice in China for this evaluation of vanadium redox battery energy storage systems. » Read more

AgriFORCE Growing Systems announces Richard Levychin to its Board of Directors

Mr. Levychin has experience working with both privately owned and public entities in various industries including media, entertainment, real estate and manufacturing. » Read more