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Along with the latest industry news, Manufacturing AUTOMATION presents
CAD/CAM, ERP and PLM Software and Motion Control
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Canadian Manufacturing Industry Update WATCH


Canadian manufacturing sales down in 2013: StatsCan
Total manufacturing sales fell 0.5 per cent to $591 billion in 2013, thanks to lower sales in 13 of 21 industries, according to Statistics Canada. Learn more.

BlackBerry announces new phones, services as part of comeback strategy
BlackBerry Ltd. has unveiled a number of new products and services, including a low-cost smartphone that will be released in April and an update to its flagship server software for organizations. Learn more.

Canada and the U.S. announce Phase 2 of cargo pre-inspection pilot
Government officials from Canada and the U.S. have officially launched Phase 2 of the truck cargo pre-inspection pilot at the crossing between Fort Erie, Ont., and Buffalo, N.Y. The pilot is expected to decrease congestion on the Peace Bridge, a major bottleneck for manufacturers. Learn more.

Demand for industrial robots hits “all-time high” in 2013: IFR
The global demand for industrial robots reached an all-time high of about 168,000 units in 2013, according to the International Federation of Robotics (IFR). Learn more.

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Why should a plant manager care about PLM?
As PLM software has evolved from managing core engineering data to encompass more information management downstream, the opportunity for plant managers to leverage this technology is obvious. Learn more.

Avoiding risk in manufacturing operations
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New Products: CAD/CAM, ERP and PLM Software, Motion Control
Calendar of Events:

March 17-19: 5th Ontario FIT and Renewable Energy Forum - Toronto, Ont.

March 18-20:
FABTECH Canada 2014 - Toronto, Ont.

April 7-11:
Hannover Messe - Hannover, Germany

May 14-15:
Energy Summit 2014 - Niagara Falls, Ont.

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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