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Budget day 2015 with one thing assured

It’s budget day in the national capital and with a federal vote due to arrive by — if not on — the fixed date of Oct. 19, it’s also the unofficial launch of the 2015 campaign. Interested in finding out what this means for Canada’s manufacturing industry? >> Read full article

100 workers evacuated due to massive roof fire at Standen’s warehouse

There were luckily no injuries Friday evening as a massive fire broke out on the roof of Standen’s warehouse in Calgary, creating plumes of smoke which could be seen across the south side of the city. >> Read full article

No more tariffs on machinery, equipment and inputs for Canada

The Government of Canada has eliminated all remaining tariffs on machinery, equipment and inputs such as screws, electric motors and pipe fittings for industrial manufacturing. The move will benefit Canadian businesses by lowering the cost of imports used to produce manufactured goods, it says. >> Read full article

Heat recovery and biomass gasification score big for Kruger Products

You have to spend money to make money — is that how the old saying goes? In learning more about the sustainability efforts at Kruger Products, a Mississauga, Ont.-based manufacturer of tissue and paper products, it appears the popular phrase should be rewritten as, You have to spend money to save money. >> Read full article

 
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VIDEO: What’s the cost of compliance?

VIDEO: What’s the cost of compliance?

Whether you are an engineer, technician, manager, supervisor or maintenance personnel, the Safety Compliance Workshop is THE safety event for you. This important training opportunity highlights two main safety concerns for the Canadian manufacturing industry: machine safeguarding and control of hazardous energy. Register today! Space is limited! >> Learn More…

 
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PFC200 PLCs now ATEX certified

Wago says its PFC200 series of PLCs is now ATEX certified for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. The series promises to offer advanced compact, computing power in an easy to use environment for PLC programming and process visualization. >> Read full article

Full port ball valves

Assured Automation’s 26 series is a full port, 316 stainless steel, NPT threaded end automated ball valve. Available in 1/4-in. to 3-in. line sizes, it can be equipped with a manual handle or with direct mount pneumatic or electric actuators. >> Read full article

Reference eBook in Kindle and Apple formats

The new Power Transmission Handbook eBook from the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) acts as a reference on power transmission motion control products and the processes where these products are used. >> Read full article

 
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The Safety Compliance Workshop

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

INCOM 2015

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

AME/CME 2015 Canadian Lean Conference

Location: Winnipeg, Man.
Date: June 1-4, 2015 >> More Info