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GM sets to double revenue, lead US in electric vehicle sales

General Motors plans to cash in as the world switches from combustion engines to battery power, promising to double its annual revenue by 2030 with an array of new electric vehicles, profitable gas-powered cars and trucks, and services such as an electronic driving system that can handle most tasks on the road.

Ballard & HDF Energy announce multi-megawatt scale baseload hydrogen power plant

Ballard Power Systems announced that its partner, Hydrogene de France, an independent power producer dedicated to renewable power generation, commenced construction of the CEOG Renewstable power plant in French Guiana.

Canadian auto production hit especially hard by semiconductor shortage

To be an autoworker in Canada this year has meant living with a fair bit of uncertainty.

Magna International walks away from Veoneer deal after Qualcomm tops offer

Magna International Inc. is walking away from its deal to buy Swedish tech company Veoneer Inc. after its offer was topped by Qualcomm Inc.

Canadian auto sales down 19.6 per cent in September as shortages weigh

Canadian auto sales fell 19.6 per cent in September from a year earlier as vehicle shortages caused by semiconductor supply issues continue to weigh.
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Chip Vac Replaces Old Electric Vacuums

EXAIR’s Chip Vac vacuums chips and other dry materials directly into an ordinary open-top drum. Since the vacuum uses only a small amount of compressed air as the power source, there are no moving parts to clog or wear out. Chip Vac is used to clean chips from fixtures, floors and work surfaces of machining centers, lathes, saws mills and other industrial equipment. The powerful suction is ideal for fast, efficient cleaning. Dusty materials such as absorbents are trapped by the 0.1 micron filter bag. Sound level is half that of electric vacs. » Learn more

The very future of manufacturing hinges on automation

A large segment of Canada’s manufacturing workforce will be leaving for good by the end of the decade, and new, younger hires aren’t going to replace them. » Register now

2022 Advanced Manufacturing Outlook Report findings discussion on Oct. 21 [ROUNDTABLE]

The 2022 Advanced Manufacturing Outlook Report is set to be published as part of PLANT's Sept./Oct. issue, and we've gathered key leaders across the sector to discuss the report's findings on Oct. 21, from 1PM ET - 2:30 PM ET. » Read more
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The next generation i4L SCARA robots

The i4L is a compact SCARA robot that offers strong performance, a flexible design that makes it simple to install, and easy to use features that help maximize productivity.

Optimal Performance The i4L provides exceptional performance for a light-duty robot thanks to its high-end inertia and repeatability
Maximize Productivity High-speed motion helps expedite material handling and reduces costs
Simple Integration Compact footprint and choice of horizontal or vertical mounting make the i4L an easy addition to existing applications.
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CNC Operator/ Programmer

Chilliwack, BC
We are a full-service machine shop. Custom Work? We provide custom milling, turning as well as dot and laser engraving. We can also provide any assembly and surface finishing heat treatment required. If you can design it we can make it! We offer competitive prices and quality workmanship. By working with a variety of industries we have extensive experience and help our customers develop and produce their products.
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Licensed 310T Truck & Coach Technicians and Apprentices

Bolton, ON
As a Truck & Coach Technician and Apprentice, you are an integral member of our team. You will be responsible for maintenance and repairs on trucks, trailers, and tankers, troubleshooting and diagnosing defects, and offer top-quality performance in a safe and professional manner.
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Helping manufacturers realize zero defects by adopting AI-enabled solutions

In this episode, Scott Everett, CEO and Co-Founder, Eigen Innovations, speaks about Eigen Innovations’ mission in helping manufacturers realize “zero defects” by giving them real-time, actionable insights to better control their processes and the quality of their outputs. » Listen now

Factory of the Future – Part 1

Guests Richard Kunst, President and CEO, and Mariela Castaño, Senior Vice-President and COO, from Kunst Solutions, speak about the factory of the future, focusing on various trends, technologies, and automation; in part one of a two-part series. » Listen now

Redwood Plastics and Rubber names Kris Fraser as new COO

Fraser has been with Langley, B.C.-based Redwood since 2018, and has held the positions of vice president of manufacturing and vice president of finance. » Read more

McDonald’s Canada eliminating most single-use plastic foodservice products

The company plans to introduce wooden cutlery, wooden stir sticks and paper straws to its restaurants across the country by December. » Read more