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Machine Vision and Sensors
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VIDEO: Local manufacturing brings big gains WATCH


Increased labour force required to meet Canada's greenhouse gas targets
If Canada is to achieve its greenhouse gas mitigation targets by 2050, a significant increase in trained professionals will be required, says a new report. Get the details here.

Invensys acquires InduSoft
Invensys, a supplier of industrial software, systems and control equipment, has acquired Austin, Texas-based InduSoft, a provider of HMI and embedded intelligent device software for the automation market. Learn more.

Ford Motor invests $700 million at its plant in Oakville, Ont.
Ford says its $700-million investment in the Oakville plant west of Toronto is a ''win for everyone'' and a sign of the company's dedication to Canadian manufacturing. Read more about this big boost for the industry.

Flaherty extends tax break for manufacturers, says it helps Canada compete
Manufacturers can continue to write off investments in new equipment and machinery more quickly under a two-year program extension. Get the details.

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Feature: Machine Vision

Vision system ensures speed and accuracy of automation solution
As amazing as the human eye is, it's unreliable in repetitive work, especially when the work involves judging slight differences in size. To avoid mistakes, a family-owned manufacturer used machine vision to ensure the speed and accuracy of its automation solutions. Learn more.

Automation Software Technology Handbook
Calendar of Events:

September 30 - October 3: Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show - Toronto, Ont.

October 2-3:
All-Energy Canada - Toronto, Ont.

October 2-4:
JEC Americas - Boston, Mass.

October 3-4:
Solar West 2013 - Calgary, Alta.

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

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