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Has the COVID-19 pandemic created supply chain problems for your company?

Chrysler aims to be all electric by 2028

Chrysler plans go all electric by 2028, the latest automaker to announce a shift away from gasoline-powered engines under rising pressure to act on climate change.

General Fusion achieves technology milestone for practical fusion power

General Fusion announced it has achieved several performance goals of a prototype system for its Fusion Demonstration Plant.

Federal decision on fish farms prompts closure of B.C. processing plant: company

One of the largest farmed salmon producers operating in B.C. says it’s permanently closing its processing plant in Surrey, B.C., because of a federal government decision to phase out some fish farms.

Ballard announces orders for 31 fuel cell engines to equipment manufacturer

Ballard Power Systems announced orders for 31 modules, totaling 3 MW of hydrogen fuel cell power, to a global construction, electric power, and off-road equipment manufacturer for testing and deployment in a variety of end-use applications.
best of the month HEADLINES 

Sponsored Spotlight 

Cold air to -50°F (-46°C) from your compressed air supply

A low cost, reliable, maintenance free solution to a variety of industrial spot cooling problems. Using an ordinary supply of compressed air as a power source, vortex tubes create two streams of air, one hot/one cold, with no moving parts. Vortex tubes can produce temperatures from -50° to +260°F (-46° to +127°C) with flow rates from 1 to 150 SCFM (28 to 4248 SLPM). Temperatures, flows and refrigeration are adjustable over a wide range. The wear resistance of stainless steel Vortex Tubes assures they will provide years of reliable, maintenance-free operation. » Read more
best of the month Features 

Why investing in online training is not enough to avoid a cyberthreat

To suggest cyberthreats are new would be naive. » Read more
production in GTA

Production in the GTA’s backyard

Windsor is known as an automotive production centre for Stellantis, with its proximity to the company’s Canadian home base, and North American HQ in Michigan. However, another plant, closer to the GTA, is home to production of Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300. » Read more
hard hat usage

Keep proper hard hat use top of mind

Although masks may be dominating the headlines lately for their role in public safety, you’d be hard pressed to find a more universal workplace safety symbol than the hard hat. » Read more
Job Board 

CNC Machinist

Trenton, N.S.
We are a family run business that empowers its employees and utilizes their skills and abilities to service a large, diverse, customer base – supplying CNC and conventional machining, full hydraulic services, component manufacturing and gear-box re-furbishing, is currently seeking a permanent full-time CNC machinist to join its team. the ideal candidate will need to be able to program, setup, troubleshoot and operate in a production environment producing quality small batch runs.
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Industrial Mechanic / Millwright

Petersburg, Ont.
We are located in Petersburg, Ontario and we’re looking for a Site Mechanic / Millwright to perform the maintenance and repairs of our equipment (containers, hoists, hydraulic systems, welding) on the sites of our client-suppliers in Ontario. The job is accompanied by a company vehicle and the tools you need to make repairs. We are looking for a reliable and autonomous person, able to work indoor & outdoor conditions.
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best of the month Products 
Sylvania UltraLED

Sylvania UltraLED ultrasonic stairwell fixture

Ledvance released Sylvania UltraLED ultrasonic stairwell fixture, which features CCT and Lumen options. » Read more

WEG electric motor controls

AutomationDirect’s additions to its WEG electric motor controls expand its application space in solutions for switching and controlling motors. » Read more
Blackline Safety

Smart, connected wearables

Blackline Safety’s line of cloud-enabled G7 wearable safety devices provide connectivity across any workplace. » Read more
Industry 4.0

Ontario’s clean energy registry hopes to make province more attractive for investment

A provincial CEC registry will leverage Ontario’s clean electricity system and allow businesses to voluntarily purchase and retire these CECs to meet their corporate sustainability goals. » Read more

NGen announces $3.5M in funding for Mosaic Manufacturing’s automation project

The partnership aims to harness 3D printing and scanning technologies to enable companies to build their products in a more economical and environmentally friendly way. » Read more