Can't see the here.

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.
MA E-newsletter

Along with the latest industry news, Manufacturing AUTOMATION presents
Interconnection devices and PLM software
products in this issue:

Subscribe to the print editionSubscribe to the digital edition



New app wirelessly connects test tools WATCH


Canada's auto sector a "loser" in European trade deal: report
Canada's free trade deal with Europe will almost certainly be a winner for some sectors, but Ontario's automakers can expect the mostly one-way traffic in trade to worsen once the pact is implemented, according to a new study on the issue. Learn more.

New spam law a deal breaker
Come this July, your ability to use email as a marketing or fundraising tool will be significantly restricted. Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) comes into effect July 1, 2014, and with it some of the world's strictest anti-spam rules. Learn more.

Corporate Canada under fire amid labour controversies
In recent weeks, Canadian businesses — sitting on historically massive cash reserves — have been under fire for using temporary foreign workers or unpaid interns, and chided by political leaders for failing to raise wages or invest in employee training. Learn more.

Deal to save the Heinz Leamington plant is complete
Food giant Heinz says a deal to prevent closing a food processing plant in Leamington, Ont., is now complete, saving at least 250 jobs. Learn more.

Sponsor Message:


Managing Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity With ERP

VUCA, or volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, is an acronym coined by the US military that is also used in the business world. In recent years we have seen hurricanes, tsunamis accompanied by nuclear meltdowns, economic meltdowns and now a re-freezing of cold war borders threatening supply chains and showing how important it is for manufacturers to manage VUCA.
>> Learn more.


Auto factory uses wireless radios to help eliminate assembly line crashes
We've all seen car crashes. Most of us have had one or two in our lifetime. But imagine a car crash where neither car has a steering wheel, or wheels of any sort. Hard to picture? Not if you are watching an assembly line in an automobile manufacturing plant. Needless to say, having cars crash before they have been completely assembled is not good for the bottom line. That was the problem Automoviles del Ecuador S.A. was experiencing in its Hyundai truck manufacturing plant in Ecuador. Learn how they solved the problem.

Sponsor Message:

Automation Post

Power Supplies Handbook
Calendar of Events:

June 4-7: 20th Annual Skills Canada National Competition - Mississauga, Ont.

June 9-12:
The Big M - Detroit, Mich.

June 24-26:
2014 Sensors Expo and Conference - Rosemont, Ill.

September 8-13:
IMTS 2014 - Chicago, Ill.

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:

May Digital Edition

Subscribe to MA

Your feedback is important to us. Email:

Unsubscribe from this eNews list.