Can't see the here.

IFS North America, Inc.
MA E-newsletter

Along with the latest industry news, Manufacturing AUTOMATION presents
CAD/CAM and ERP software
products and features in this issue:

Subscribe to the print editionSubscribe to the digital edition

If you click the images or links in an ad or sponsor advertisement, we will provide your subscription contact information (not your email) only to the advertiser or sponsor.


Launch of National Skilled Trades and Technology Week WATCH


SKF opens Solution Factory in Toronto
SKF has opened the latest addition to its global network of SKF Solution Factory facilities in Toronto — the company's 24th location worldwide, and its second one in Canada. Learn more about the Solution Factory.

Unemployment rate in Canada holds steady, economy adds 13,200 workers
Canada's economy added about 13,200 jobs last month, thanks to an outsized gain in Quebec that helped keep the national unemployment rate at a post-recession low of 6.9 per cent for a second month. Learn more.

Quebec funds efforts by RER Hydro, Boeing to build river turbine farm
The Quebec government is helping to bankroll a $130-million project by RER Hydro, Hydro-Quebec and Boeing to generate clean energy on the St. Lawrence River in what officials say would be the world's largest river-generated turbine farm. Get the details.

Creating a connected and secure industry tops talks at automation event
The connected enterprise and industrial control system security were two of the major themes at Rockwell Automation's annual Automation Perspectives media event on Tuesday, which precedes the company's Automation Fair conference and tradeshow. More than 100 media from 25 countries gathered in Houston for the event, and Manufacturing AUTOMATION was there. Get the highlights here.

Sponsor Message:


Industrial Abrasives Maker Creates Real Efficiencies with ERP Software

"What we do at VSM seems simple to us – we buy container loads of large jumbo rolls from our parent company, cut them down into different length belts, sheets and discs, and ship them to our customers all across Canada. It’s not that complicated, but we have to keep track of every detail down to the smallest scrap…"

>> Learn more...

Feature: ERP Software

Leverage ERP to drive lean manufacturing initiatives
Contrary to some popularly held views, implementing enterprise resource planning software does not create an inherent conflict with a lean manufacturing philosophy. Sure, material requirements planning functions might operate in a manner inconsistent with pure demand-pull systems, but companies don't have to take an all-or-nothing approach to lean. Learn more.

ARC Advisory Group
Calendar of Events:

November 14: Manufacturing Symposium 2013 - Mississauga, Ont.

November 18:
MainTrain Calgary 2013 - Calgary, Alta.

November 20:
Lockout/Tagout Safety Essentials - Ottawa, Ont.

November 27:
Automated Thermal Imaging Seminar - Fredericton, N.B.

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 email to editor Mary Del Ciancio:

October Digital Edition

2014 Media Kit

Subscribe to MA

Your feedback is important to us. Email:

Unsubscribe from this eNews list.