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Scientists craft an ear using 3-D printer and living cells
Printing out body parts? Cornell University researchers showed it's possible by creating a replacement ear using a 3-D printer and injections of living cells. Read more.

Globalization fuels AC drives market growth, study finds
The medium voltage AC variable frequency drive (VFD) market experienced robust growth in 2011 after a relatively flat market during the previous three years, according to a new report from ARC Advisory Group. Get the details.

Dependence on the oilsands could end up hurting Canada's economy, report warns
A new report warns of the perils to the Canadian economy of relying too much on the oilsands. Find out why.

Manufacturing must be top priority in next Ontario budget: CME
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is disappointed Ontario manufacturing was not more prominently outlined in the government's vision for the future. Read more.

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Enterprise Software is Instrumental in the Profitable Growth of Rock Solid Supply

Rock Solid, a distributor of granite countertops and bathroom cabinets headquartered in Barrie, Ontario, was growing rapidly and turned to SYSPRO's ERP solution to ensure that their business remained competitive and increasingly profitable.

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Feature: Motion Control

Couplings synchronize motion in automated loading system
CNC bender systems are designed for many years of operation with little or no maintenance, which means every component, especially the couplings, is key to the system's reliability and longevity. Here's how one manufacturer made it happen. Read more.

New Products:
CAD/CAM, ERP & PLM Software and Motion Control
Calendar of Events:

March 5: New Dimensions in Automation Innovation Tour - Brampton, Ont.

March 12:
Fieldbus Foundation 2013 General Assembly - Shanghai, China

March 21:
OPC-The Windows to the World are Open - Toronto, Ont.

April 8:
Hannover Fair - Hannover, Germany

Check out the Calendar of Events on the Manufacturing AUTOMATION website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.

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