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Manufacturing sales up in July
Manufacturing sales rose 2.7 percent in July, ending three straight monthly declines, Statistics Canada reported. Find out which sectors contributed to the gains.

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Prime Minister Harper calls latest Buy American measures "regrettable"
Prime Minister Stephen Harper calls the latest attempt by the United States to implement Buy American restrictions a "regrettable development" that will weigh down economic growth in North America. Learn more.

Industrial capacity utilization down in Q2: StatsCan
Canadian industries operated at 78.4 percent of their production capacity in the second quarter, down from 78.9 percent in the previous quarter, according to Statistics Canada. Learn which sectors were behind this drop.

Samsung to bring 200 long-term manufacturing jobs to London, Ont.
Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. has selected London, Ont., as the site for a new manufacturing facility that will produce state-of-the-art solar modules, a move that is expected to create 200 direct, long-term manufacturing positions. Learn more.

Applied Manufacturing Technologies launches new safety services business unit
Applied Manufacturing Technologies, a supplier of factory automation design, engineering and process consulting services, has established a new safety services business unit, and named industry expert Roberta Nelson Shea as director of safety consulting services for the new unit. Learn more.

Feature: Wire and Cable

White paper explains the impact of materials on cable performance
A white paper from W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. presents important factors to consider when selecting microwave/RF cable assemblies to ensure reliable performance in today's challenging conditions. Learn more.

New Products: Wire and Cable and Wireless Technologies
Upcoming Online Spotlights:

September 28: Machine Vision and Sensors, and Material Handling/Packaging

October 5: Education and Training

October 12: Power Supplies

October 19: Energy Management

October 26: Test and Measurement

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September 2011 Digital Edition: Our special 40-page 25th anniversary edition!

Industrial automation: Past, present and future

Through the years: An evolution of an industry through the pages of Manufacturing AUTOMATION

2011 Software Case Study Guide: Manufacturers reach new heights with advanced software solutions

Software selection success: Controlling procurement and minimizing sales bias

Canada's safest manufacturers: Meet the five recipients of the 2011 Canada's Safest Employers Award

October 2011 Manufacturing AUTOMATION Lineup

Cover story: 2011 Canadian Manufacturing Study

  • This 6th annual industry study, conducted in collaboration with the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, will provide readers with insight into the state of the Canadian manufacturing industry. Based on the results of a survey of Canadian manufacturers — our best response rate yet — this feature will provide statistics, graphs and year-to-year analysis with a uniquely Canadian perspective.

Feature: Sensors

  • Today's wireless sensor networking technology is being used in a wide variety of applications spanning many industries, including automotive. This article will highlight applications on the automotive factory floor that can benefit by going wireless.

Feature: HMI

  • Today, HMIs are much more than the high-tech push button replacers of the past. This article will describe three considerations to help you select the right HMI to optimize efficiency and productivity.

Column: Machine safety

  • Professional engineer Franco Tomei will detail the circumstances under which a Pre-Start Health and Safety Review is required in machine safeguarding.

Plus: Lean manufacturing and a selection of the latest motion control offerings, data acquisition products, HMIs and operator interfaces, hydraulics and pneumatics products, machine vision equipment, sensors, as well as test and measurement technology.

Calendar of Events:

Sept. 7 - Oct. 7: Fluke Networks' Canadian tour of "First Network Analysis Tablet" - Various cities throughout Canada

Sept. 26-28: Pack Expo Las Vegas 2011 - Las Vegas, Nev.

Sept. 27:
Festo's Automation Technology Expo and Conference - Montreal, Que.

Oct. 13-15:
PTDA 2011 Industry Summit - Washington, D.C.

Oct. 17-20:
Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show 2011 - Toronto, Ont.

Oct. 25-27:
International Conference for Vision-Guided Robotics - Plymouth, Mich.

Check out the Calendar of Events on the Manufacturing AUTOMATION website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.

Got an event you want us to include on the website? Please send an e-mail to editor Mary Del Ciancio:

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