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Bombardier slashes jobs, slows production rate starting next month

The manufacturer confirmed it will cut 1,750 employees in Quebec, Ontario and Ireland over the coming months as a result of three main reasons. What are they? >> Read full article

Eisele Connectors grows into North America

A subsidiary of Eisele Pneumatics GmbH & Co., Eisele Connectors is actively expanding into the North American market, naming its first sales director for the region. >> Read full article

Manitoba mill sees $95M investment

Changes are coming to a mill in Swan Valley, Man., thanks to a $95-million investment from The Louisiana-Pacific Corp., based in Nashville, Tenn. >> Read full article

ABB to produce industrial robots in North America

The Robotics Business Unit of ABB has announced today it will start manufacturing robots in the United States, making it the first global industrial robotics company to commit and invest in a North American robotics manufacturing footprint, it says. >> Read full article

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New Canadian manufacturing event coming this fall!

New Canadian manufacturing event coming this fall!

As advanced manufacturing technologies are enabling companies to manufacture goods faster, better and cheaper — four industry organizations say they are striving to bring government, academia and businesses together to educate and promote the future of manufacturing. Debuting this fall is the new Advanced Manufacturing Canada event! >> Learn More…


DCX motors and GPX gearboxes

Four more motor sizes are being added to Maxon’s existing portfolio of brushed DC motors - the Maxon X drives. >> Read full article

Converters connect industrial devices in hazardous locations

Moxa is helping connect Profibus devices with its ICF-1180I and ICF-1280I Profibus-to-fiber converters, which now feature Class 1 Div 2, IEC Ex, and ATEX certification for deployment in hazardous locations. >> Read full article

Proximity sensors line

AutomationDirect’s PN series inductive proximity sensors are IP 69K-rated short-body sensors with metal housings, equipped with LED status indicators. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

AME/CME 2015 Canadian Lean Conference

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

The Big M

Location: Detroit, Mich.
Date: June 2-4, 2015 >> More Info

WMTS - Western Technology Manufacturing Show

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: June 15-17, 2015 >> More Info