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Bombardier Aerospace receives Manufacturing Excellence Award
Bombardier Aerospace is the recipient of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence's 2013 Manufacturing Excellence Award. The Toronto facility was recognized in Toronto this week. Learn more.

Saskatchewan to create Manufacturing Centre of Excellence
The government of Saskatchewan will be creating 1,000 new training seats, as well as a new Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, as the next steps in the province's Plan for Growth. Learn more.

Automodular gets more Ford work through 2014, keeping two Oakville factories open
Automodular Corp. has received a short-term contract extension from Ford Motor Company of Canada, which plans to stop outsourcing work to the manufacturing company. How many jobs is this extension saving?

Prospect of easily made 3D printer guns a worry for federal officials
The federal Public Safety Department is worried about the emergence of three-dimensional printers that can easily manufacture guns without any kind of licensing control. The department is commissioning a study that will look at the advent of 3D technology and the feasibility of crafting firearms, gun parts and ammunition. Learn more.

Feature: Continuous improvement

Taking the pulse on global quality
Today, strategies and tools like Six Sigma and Lean help management squeeze just about every drop of value from their organizations, but customers, senior executives and a host of other stakeholders expect more. ASQ's Global State of Quality Research creates a baseline of fundamental quality and continuous improvement practices in 22 countries, including Canada. For Canadian manufacturers, the report provides valuable insights on where quality gaps may exist. Read the highlights here.

Automation Sensors Technology Handbook
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ARC Advisory Group
Calendar of Events:

November 5-7: ISA Automation Week - Nashville, Tenn.

November 13:
Lockout/Tagout Safety Essentials - Mississauga, Ont.

November 13-14:
Automation Fair 2013 - Houston, Texas

November 13-15:
International Conference for Vision-Guided Robotics - Atlanta, Ga.

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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