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GM invests $560M in Cami assembly plant to build next-gen Equinox

A $560-million investment will help prepare General Motors’ Ingersoll Cami assembly plant to build the next-generation Chevrolet Equinox. Of the total investment, the automaker will spend $190 million directly at the plant on manufacturing equipment. >> Read full article

GSI Group to acquire Applimotion

GSI Group, a supplier of precision photonics and motion control components and subsystems, has reached an agreement to acquire Applimotion, a provider of advanced precision motor and motion control technology to OEMs, for $13 million. >> Read full article

Doosan Infracore America names Hee Eun Ahn CEO

After more than 12 years of experience with the company, Hee Eun Ahn has been named CEO of Doosan Infracore America Machine Tools (DIA). >> Read full article

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Siemens partners with Seneca, Sheridan College for Mechatronics training

Siemens partners with Seneca, Sheridan College for Mechatronics training

Last week, Siemens Canada signed two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Seneca College and Sheridan College, making the two Ontario institutions partners in the Siemens Mechatronics Systems Certification program. The agreement is said to broaden and enhance the learning experience for students. >> Learn More…


Power supply line offers up to 150V output power

The B&K Precision 9200 multi-range programmable DC power supply line includes four 200W to 600W models that promise to deliver power in any combination of the rated voltage and current up to the maximum output power of the supply. >> Read full article

PLC integrates intelligent devices for smart factories

With the combination of IEC 61131-3 functions and secure OPC UA communication, Beckhoff Automation’s SOA (service oriented architecture) PLC promises more efficient, data-consistent, secure, and standardized communication for the implementation of smart factories. >> Read full article

AIS Value Line touchscreen HMIs for machine control, monitoring

American Industrial Systems (AIS) says its new Value Line series of smart touchscreen HMIs is suited for IT-OT convergence, M2M communications, Industry 4.0 and is IoT ready for future requirements. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

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

Partners in Prevention

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 28-29, 2015 >> More Info