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Magna celebrates opening of new seating plant in Serbia

Magna announced the opening of its new plant in the southern Serbian city of Aleksinac with the President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, and members of government and other local representatives.

Fed survey finds economy facing supply chain, other drags

The Federal Reserve reports that the economy faced a number of headwinds at the start of this month, ranging from supply-chain disruptions and labor shortages to uncertainty about the delta variant of COVID.

More than 880,000 Canadian jobs vulnerable in global clean energy transition

More than 880,000 Canadians work in industries at risk of decline or closure in the global transition to clean energy, a new analysis says.

OTTO Motors and Siemens partner on autonomous mobile robot material handling solution

OTTO Motors, provider of autonomous mobile robots, and Siemens Canada announced partnership on collaborative mobile robot control and physical asset tracking using real time location systems.

Plataine wins Frost & Sullivan’s Global Technology Innovation Leadership Award for its AI-based digital assistants for manufacturing

Frost & Sullivan analyzed the global market for digital assistants for advanced manufacturing, and based on its findings recognized Plataine with the 2021 Global Technology Innovation Leadership Award for optimizing production in zero-waste manufacturing.

Sponsored Spotlight 

New Intellistat Ion Air Gun

The Intellistat Ion Air Gun produces ionized compressed air to neutralize static and remove troublesome particulates during clean processes, test procedures and sensitive assembly work. The Intellistat was designed to consume minimal compressed air while delivering precise blow-off and exceptional static decay rates capable of reducing 5000 volts to less than 500 in under one second. Ideal for sterile environments such as laboratories or clean rooms. » Learn more

Why creativity is the key to improved employee performance in a post-pandemic world

Flexibility is the key to increasing employee performance and creativity, by allowing employees to choose where, when, and how they work. » Read more

Factory of the future

PLANT spoke with Richard Kunst, President and CEO, and Mariela Castaño, Senior Vice-President and COO, at Kunst Solutions, about the factory of the future, focusing on various trends, technologies and automation. » Read more
Job Board 

PLC Programmer

Markdale, ON
The PLC Programmer is responsible for programming Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI’s) used for the control and automation of Chapman’s production systems.
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Head Electrician

Markdale, ON
The Head Electrician will work as part of a team to install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in a manufacturing environment. This individual will have the ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics, and specifications in order to provide troubleshooting and repair services.
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Doleco three LayerLok systems

Doleco USA introduced the LayerLok XP, AF and SC double-decking systems. » Read more

Electrovaya’s cloud-based battery analytics system

Electrovaya Inc. launched Evision, its internally developed and proprietary remote monitoring system. » Read more

FLYING WHALES makes Québec the focus of its American implementation strategy

FLYING WHALES will ready an industrial site in Quebec for the assembly lines of its full fleet of LCA60T airships for the Americas. » Read more

Ayurcann Holdings Corp. enters patient-referral agreement with The Herb Clinic

The terms of the agreement will see The Herb Clinic send medical cannabis patients to Ayurcann through a patient education agreement. » Read more