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Two Canadian firms play roles in historic landing on comet

On November 12, the European Space Agency (ESA)’s Rosetta mission soft-landed its Philae probe on a comet, a historical feat that involved two Canadian companies. Who are they and how did they help? >> Read full article

Canada’s manufacturing sales rose to $53B in September 2014

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales rose 2.1 per cent to $53 billion in September — the eighth gain in nine months — rebounding from a sharp 3.5 per cent decline the previous month. Curious to know how your industry performed? >> Read full article

New program offers $20M for Southern Ontario manufacturers

Set to launch next month, a new $20-million program will provide funding for southern Ontario manufacturers who are exporting, planning to export, or selling into a supply chain, to conduct technology assessments and adopt advanced technologies. Is your business eligible for a chunk? >> Read full article

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Alyssa Dalton

VIDEO: Meet our new editor!

Please give a warm welcome to Alyssa Dalton, the new editor of Manufacturing AUTOMATION! We have a busy and exciting year planned for 2015, complete with print and digital editions, an employer of choice awards program, videos, webinars, events, and much more. Have a suggestion on what we should cover? Reach out and let Alyssa know. >> Learn More…


Yaskawa debuts MA2010 extended-reach welding robot

Described as sleek, strong and fast, the 6-axis MA2010 arc welding robot from Yaskawa Motoman features a 10-kg payload, up from 3 kg on the previous MA1900 model. >> Read full article

Rockwell ArmorStratix 5700 switch promises simplified network design

The Allen-Bradley ArmorStratix 5700 is a layer 2 managed industrial Ethernet switch that can be mounted directly onto a machine or application. It aims to reduce the overall size and cost of a control cabinet. >> Read full article

Macron releases TBG-12, HBG-12 gantry robots

Macron Dynamics says the TBG-12 and HBG-12 unit of its T-Bot and H-Bot gantry robot product lines are designed to complete difficult jobs efficiently and accurately. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Safety Control Systems Conference

Location: Calgary, Alta.
Date: November 25-27, 2014 >> More Info

Autodesk University

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: December 2-4, 2014 >> More Info

Product Safety & Liability Prevention Seminar

Location: Milwaukee, Wisc.
Date: December 4-5, 2014 >> More Info