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Craig McDonnell joins TE Connectivity as VP, GM automation & control

Craig McDonnell has been named vice-president and general manager of TE Connectivity’s automation and control business, where he will work to expand the product portfolio into field applications. >> Read full article

Memex awarded up to $800,000 in FedDev Ontario funding

Astrix Networks (operating as Memex Automation) has qualified for up to $800,000 in Canadian government funding directed specifically towards the continued development of MERLIN software, its flagship product. >> Read full article

Coming to a city near you is the Siemens Canada Innovation Tour

Siemens Canada is hitting the road for its 2015 Innovation Tour, travelling to cities across the country to showcase its latest in PLCs, HMIs, IPCs, networks, RFID, drives, motors and industrial components. >> Read full article

Canada Bread Company to close Halifax bakery

Canada Bread Company announced this week it is moving its Halifax bakery production to its other locations in New Brunswick. It will begin winding down operations this June and will close completely in November. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
VIDEO: Safety Compliance Workshop is THE safety event for you

VIDEO: Safety Compliance Workshop is THE safety event for you

Whether you are an engineer, technician, manager, supervisor, electrician, or maintenance personnel, the Safety Compliance Workshop is THE safety event for you. Taking place April 29-30, it offers interactive workshops highlighting machine safeguarding, control of hazardous energy and electrical safety — all of which are important safety concerns for the manufacturing workplace. >> Learn More…


Industrial leak detection kit

Spectronics describes its OPK-441 industrial leak detection kit as a starter kit designed to pinpoint the exact source of all leaks in hydraulic equipment, compressors, engines, gearboxes and fuel systems. >> Read full article

Configure communications with new software

Renishaw’s EZ-IO software for the Equator Flexible Gauge claims to make it easy for automation integrators to configure communications between Equator systems and a cell controller. >> Read full article

Software app now available for Android

The InnovMetric PolyWorks|Talisman mobile app, which promises to boost 3D measurement productivity on the shop-floor, is now available for Android mobile devices. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Accessing CME-SMART Funding for your ERP Project (Ontario manufacturers)

Location: webinar
Date: March 31, 2015 >> More Info

The Safety Compliance Workshop

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

INCOM 2015

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 11-13, 2015 >> More Info