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Allied Vision’s Canadian office moves to new home

Allied Vision Technologies Canada, a manufacturer of high-performance digital cameras for industrial image processing, has moved into a new 18,565-square-foot building, boasting additional space for research and development, production and office areas for employees. >> Read full article

GM Canada fined $160K after falling lift table injures worker

General Motors of Canada has been fined $160,000 after a worker was injured at the automaker’s Ontario plant by a falling lift table. The worker suffered a number of broken bones and was extracted after other workers raised the lift table with pry bars. How did this happen? >> Read full article

Premium Brands announces Toronto meat plant closure

The Canadian Press is reporting that Premium Brands Holdings Corp. will close its Toronto, Ont.-based processed meat plant this December, a move that will affect about 200 workers. >> Read full article

Hawk Technology acquires ALM Materials Handling

Hawk Technology’s wholly owned subsidiary, ALM Positioners, has acquired the assets of ALM Materials Handling, saying it “sees tremendous synergies by putting the two companies together.” >> Read full article

 Featured News 
VIDEO: Application deadline extension for MA Employer of Choice award!

VIDEO: Application deadline extension for MA Employer of Choice award!

Manufacturing AUTOMATION is pleased to announce that due to popular demand, we have extended our application deadline for our Employer of Choice award to March 31! Watch our video to learn about this unique awards program, where winning companies won’t be determined by a panel of experts, but rather through its own employee feedback. >> Learn More…


2015 Connector selector available

Ladd Distribution has released the latest edition of its Ladd Connector Selector for TE Connectivity’s Deutsch, Ampseal and Ampseal 16 connectors. >> Read full article

EZ-Connect Master Link & Chain Shortener

Combining two core components of a chain sling, Columbus McKinnon has developed the CM EZ-Connect Master Link & Chain Shortener, which it says allows the operator to easily adjust the leg length. >> Read full article

Position transmitters an alternative to positional transducers

Festo Canada has introduced the new SDAT-MHS series programmable analog feedback position sensors for pairing with any Festo T-slot pneumatic drive. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

19th Annual ARC Industry Forum

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 9-12, 2015 >> More Info

ABB Automation & Power World

Location: Houston, Texas
Date: March 2-5, 2015 >> More Info

Automate 2015

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: March 23-26, 2015 >> More Info