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GE closes U.S. engine plant, moves to Canada

General Electric says it will invest US$265 million to build a new engine manufacturing plant in Canada in a move to take advantage of Canadian export credit financing. >> Read full article

CME, MSSC work to harmonize Cdn-U.S. skill certifications

Earlier this week, the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) and the U.S. Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to announce the harmonization of their respective standards and certifications for front-line manufacturing production workers. >> Read full article

Alcoa splits into two independent companies

Alcoa will split into two independent companies — one focused on aluminum production and the other on engineered products for the automotive and aerospace industries. >> Read full article

Sheridan and Hatch sign MoU for education

Sheridan College and Hatch have announced they are working to promote further collaboration between the two organizations, aimed at enhancing educational opportunities for Sheridan students, while also fostering innovation and economic growth. >> Read full article

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ERP helps custom manufacturer scale up worldwide

ERP helps custom manufacturer scale up worldwide

Eddyfi designs and manufactures non-destructive testing (NDT) equipment using eddy currents and electromagnetic techniques for nuclear, power generation, oil and gas industries. To be competitive, the company needs to ensure its products are manufactured and ready to ship to customers as rapidly as possible. As it was preparing to expand into new markets, it became vital for Eddyfi to implement a software solution that would provide its project management and finance teams with real-time and accurate job costing. >> Learn More…


Goldeye G-008 infrared camera

Allied Vision says its Goldeye G-008 short wave infrared spectrum (SWIR) camera is packed with all the features and benefits of the current Goldeye camera family, combined with a smaller resolution sensor. >> Read full article

Variable frequency drive

Mitsubishi Electric Automation has released the F800 series variable frequency drive (VFD) for “precise motor speed control with maximum energy-savings,” adding that it is specifically designed to improve efficiency of air movement through HVAC systems. >> Read full article

Stepper motors

Kollmorgen says its next generation of stepper motors, the PMX series, adds 8, 11 and 14 frame sizes to the traditional 17, 23 and 34 frame size offering. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

MA WEBINAR: Conquering Operational Risk—Aligning Operational and Customer-Centric Approaches

Location: Webinar
Date: October 28, 2015 >> More Info

UBM Canon Design & Manufacturing Philadelphia

Location: Philadelphia, Penn.
Date: October 7 - 8, 2015 >> More Info

D&D Automation Awesome Night of Poker

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