Manufacturing AUTOMATION

RECAP: Tweets from FABTECH Canada

March 23, 2012
By Mary Del

FABTECH Canada, a fabricating, welding and metal forming event, took place in Toronto from March 20-22. The event featured hundreds of products and solutions, as well as sessions aimed at presenting relevant and important information on industry standards, challenges and trends. Manufacturing AUTOMATION editor Mary Del Ciancio was at the event, tweeting highlights from the keynote sessions. Below is a summary of our live tweets from the show.

@ #FABTECHCanada in Toronto waiting for keynote speaker to begin – champion race car driver Andrew Comrie-Picard.

#FABTECHCanada keynote speaker Andrew Comrie-Picard says don’t give up. “Keep trying things until they work,” he advises engineers.

#FABTECHCanada Comrie-Picard says sometimes you don’t know where your company and the economy are going to go. “Trust your intuition.”


@ #FABTECHCanada SME’s Take Back Manufacturing strategy session is about to begin. Highlights how Canada can take back manufacturing.

#FABTECHCanada Town hall discussion about to begin – the secrets of competitive #Manufacturing. Looking forward to the panelists’ insights.

Manufacturers are the drivers of innovation in Canada – Town Hall comment @ #FABTECHCanada

To be globally competitive, manufacturers have to shift from reactive to proactive strategy – Trumble Inc’s Jeff Trumble @ #FABTECHCanada

Tax incentives that leave cash in the hands of manufacturers will help productivity in Canada – Town Hall discussion @ #FABTECHCanada

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