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Dare Foods fined after worker injures hand when cleaning conveyor

Ontario’s Dare Foods Limited, a maker of cookies, crackers and other foods, has plead guilty and been fined $60,000 after a worker was injured while cleaning a roller on a conveyor. According to the Ministry of Labour investigation, the rollers were not guarded in accordance with Regulation 851. >> Read full article

Honeywell finalizes Elster acquisition

Honeywell has completed the acquisition of Elster Division of Melrose Industries plc, a global provider of thermal gas solutions for commercial, industrial, and residential heating systems and gas, water, and electricity meters. >> Read full article

Quantifying the benefits of Cloud-based ERP systems prior to implementation

To be viable, implementation of a new manufacturing ERP system must have a tangible return that exceeds the cost of the software, hardware and human resources required to implement the system. Although everyone performs a cost analysis for the software and hardware, that is where the exercise typically ends. Most companies never perform a cost benefits analysis at any other point during an implementation. >> Read full article

Newly formed company offers low voltage electrical solutions

Group CBS says its new company, Advanced Electrical & Motor Controls, will combine the strengths of two previously existing Group CBS companies: Astro Controls and Advanced Motor Controls. What can customers expect from the new company? >> Read full article

OpenSense labels claim to protect product integrity in medication packaging

Jones Packaging, a provider of packaging solutions for healthcare and consumer brands, has entered into a commercial partnership with Thin Film Electronics ASA, a provider of printed electronics and smart systems. The smart packaging collaboration will be funded, in part, by grants from both the Canadian and Swedish governments. >> Read full article

 
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Endress+Hauser Canada invests in STEM education at Lambton College

Endress+Hauser Canada invests in STEM education at Lambton College

Endress+Hauser Canada has donated $263,000, comprised of a range of industrial measurement devices, to the Instrumentation & Control Engineering Technology program at Lambton College in Ontario. The contribution aims to provide students with access to sophisticated instruments available in process industries, “ensuring they gain critical hands-on experience while they prepare to enter challenging careers in the Canadian workforce,” says the company. >> Learn More…

 
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PANELBuilder 16 software

AXYZ International says the new version of its PANELBuilder software, and optional PanelPrinter device, is an “advanced, easy-to-use solution with a custom machine design that enables customers to process ACM materials faster, more consistently and at a lower cost than ever before.” >> Read full article

DAQ Software Support for Linux Kernel 3.xx

Microstar Laboratories, maker of Data Acquisition Processor (DAP) systems for PC-based multi-channel measurement applications, has released version 2.00 of the Accel32 for Linux software. >> Read full article

V9.4 of 32-bit automation software suites

Iconics has announced the V9.4 release of its Genesis32 HMI/SCADA, Embedded Genesis32, and BizViz manufacturing intelligence and business visualization suites, as well as V5.5b of its OPC Server suite. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Annual ARC Industry Forum 2016

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 8-11, 2016 >> More Info

Hannover Messe 2016

Location: Hannover, Germany
Date: April 25-29, 2016 >> More Info

Automatica 2016

Location: Munich, Germany
Date: June 21-24, 2016 >> More Info