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IMP Aerostructures announces another round of layoffs

The aerospace manufacturer has issued layoff notices to 30 employees, it says, as it continues to deal with a slowdown in the aerospace industry. >> Read full article

Human machine interface market to see 7.73% CAGR by 2019

A recent RnRMarketResearch report finds that growing need for higher efficiency in plant operations will drive the global human machine interface (HMI) market in packaging, food and beverage, and automotive industries for the next four to five years. >> Read full article

Two new NSERC chairs aim to encourage women in science and engineering

Dr. Lesley Shannon for the British Columbia/Yukon region and Dr. Eve Langelier for the Quebec region have been announced as new Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering during the Creating Connections 4.0 conference at Simon Fraser University (SFU). >> Read full article

A recipe for long-term customer relationships

Downward pressure on the loonie and steep drops in oil prices are creating export-friendly market conditions. Canadian manufacturers and exporters will undoubtedly look to convert these export opportunities into stable, recurring, long-term business. >> Read full article

 
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Manufacturing AUTOMATION attends Fluke “Measure of Innovation” Summit 2015

PHOTOS: Manufacturing AUTOMATION attends Fluke “Measure of Innovation” Summit 2015

Earlier this month, Manufacturing AUTOMATION was invited as part of a select group of media to attend Fluke Corp.’s Measure of Innovation 2015 press summit where the company announced it will roll out Fluke Connect Assets next month. The information-packed event took place at the company’s headquarters in Everett, Wash., and featured several panel discussions and keynote addresses on the state of the industry and reliability. >> Learn More…

 
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Software solution monitors laser-cutting process

MC Machinery Systems, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp., says its new software solution provides production monitoring, support and transparency to the laser-cutting process. >> Read full article

Safety products comply with North American standards

B&R Automation’s portfolio of products featuring integrated safety technology has received IEC 61508, IEC 62061 and ISO 13849 certification. >> Read full article

Videos, articles and more on new robotics technology site

Mouser Electronics says its new Robotics Technology site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in robotics technologies, and the company’s newest components for building robotics systems. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

MA Webinar - Testing Emergency Stop Systems

Location: Webinar
Date: June 19, 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