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Maple Leaf unveils plan to slash environmental footprint

Maple Leaf Foods unveiled its sustainability strategy and progress report, noting that it is working to reduce its environmental footprint by 50 per cent in 10 years, focusing on emissions, water and waste reduction. >> Read full article

Lincoln Electric supports CRAW competition at FABTECH 2015

Lincoln Electric will provide a robotic welding cell for use during the third annual AWS Certified Robotic Arc Welding (CRAW) Competition at FABTECH 2015. The company’s recent acquisition Wolf Robotics also will supply a second cell for the competition. >> Read full article

ABB invests $70M for new Technoparc Montréal facility

ABB has announced it will establish a $70 million, 300,000 sq. ft. facility in tech hub, Technoparc Montréal. The new ABB Saint-Laurent Campus will house the company’s corporate headquarters, as well as research and development, manufacturing, assembly and testing for ABB’s complete energy value chain in Quebec. >> Read full article

ReDeTec recycles 3D printer filament for reuse with help from Autodesk

Founded in December 2013, ReDeTec is a designer and producer of sustainable design tools that strives to maintain sustainable 3D printing. In order to help design its first product, the ProtoCycler, ReDeTec turned to the Autodesk Cleantech Partner Program and software including Autodesk Fusion 360, Autodesk Inventor and Autodesk PLM 360. >> Read full article

 
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Robotic systems integration presses forward with Parliament Hill restoration

Robotic systems integration presses forward with Parliament Hill restoration

Robots are being used for so many applications across the country these days — vacuuming floors, decorating cakes, making any number of things in factories. It is all very futuristic, but robots are also playing an important role in connecting Canadians with their past. At more than 149 years old, Canada’s Parliament buildings are degrading, and robots are playing an important role in the full ongoing rehabilitation. >> Learn More…

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PLM software platform

Aras has announced general availability of Aras Innovator 11, which introduces visual collaboration using “secure social technology” in the platform, it says. >> Read full article

VZQA pinch valve series

Festo’s pinch valves VZQA with full bore passage claim to be a cost-efficient and energy-efficient alternative to diaphragm and ball valves in process automation applications. >> Read full article

Robotic lance blasting system

Guyson says it has designed and built a robotic blast system with an extended lance nozzle for precision grit blasting and surface preparation of the inside diameters of industrial gas turbine components in manufacturing and repair operations. >> Read full article

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

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

Advanced Manufacturing Canada (AMC)

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: November 18-19, 2015 >> More Info

MA WEBINAR: What Manufacturing Leaders Need to Know About Realizing Lost Dollars in Their Organizations—and why they need to act today

Location: webinar
Date: November 26, 2015 >> More Info