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Machine that killed worker should have been guarded: MOL

Plastic bottle manufacturer CRS Plastics was fined $100,000 for a violation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was killed by a machine that should have been guarded, according to the Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) investigation. >> Read full article

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Canada falls into technical recession

Canada’s economy recoiled for the second-straight quarter of 2015 — knocking the country backwards into a technical definition of recession, as revealed by Statistics Canada data. >> Read full article

Nathalie Pilon named ABB managing director Canada

ABB, a power and automation technology group, has named Nathalie Pilon as the new managing director for ABB in Canada, effective October 1, 2015, replacing Daniel Assandri. >> Read full article

 
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ITAMCO reaches 60 years of service

ITAMCO reaches 60 years of service

Congratulations to Indiana Technology and Manufacturing Companies (ITAMCO), who celebrated its 60th anniversary last month! Founded in 1955, the Northern Indiana-based manufacturer has grown from a single 4000 sq. ft. plant to two facilities that encompass a total of 485,000 sq. ft. What does Gary Neidig, company president, say is the reason behind ITAMCO’s success? >> Learn More…

 
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Software to build customized HMIs

Elektrobit has announced EB Guide 6, a software toolkit that allows manufacturers, Tier 1 suppliers and developers to design and develop customized HMI systems. >> Read full article

New website

The new Cat Squared website offers a range of content such as case studies, testimonials and best practice solutions for meat, poultry, and egg processing plants. >> Read full article

FactoryStudio Release 3 software

Tatsoft says its FactoryStudio Release 3 delivers solutions that can run on Windows PCs, Web browsers, tablets, virtual machines and mobile devices. >> Read full article

 
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WESTEC 2015

Location: Los Angeles, Calif.
Date: September 15, 2015 >> More Info

MAPP Automation Showcase

Location: Cambridge, Ont.
Date: September 24, 2015 >> More Info

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 28 - October 1, 2015 >> More Info

D&D Automation Awesome Night of Poker

Location: Stratford, Ont.
Date: October 16, 2015 >> More Info