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Manufacturing AUTOMATION, in conjunction with the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium, is benchmarking manufacturers and giving you the opportunity to compare your facility to others across Canada. All answers are strictly anonymous. >> Read full article

Translating equipment telematics data

For manufacturers and dealers, quality product support is becoming one of the most important after-market success drivers. With stronger service programs and more products to choose from, customers no longer want just a piece of equipment — they expect a service contract extending throughout the life of their equipment. >> Read full article

$12M put towards added Equinox production

Steve Carlisle, GM Canada president and managing director, has announced GM will invest $12 million to increase Chevrolet Equinox production on the consolidated production line at Oshawa Assembly and for related changes in the body shop at CAMI Assembly. >> Read full article

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KUKA - CMTS 2015

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Visit KUKA Robotics Canada at booth 1095 where visitors can interact and collaborate with new innovative robotic technologies. From September 28th – October 1st visitors can get up close and personal with a variety of KUKA robots including KR AGILUS, LBR iiwa and KR QUANTEC. All demonstrations will highlight safe human-robot collaboration with a range of unique technologies. Click here to register for CMTS 2015.

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VIDEO: Mechatronics at SCNC 2015

VIDEO: Mechatronics at SCNC 2015

What exactly is Mechatronics? We spoke with Festo Didactic’s Greg James at the Skills Canada National Competition to learn more about this emerging field. In this video, he explains how the Canadian industry benefits from student participation in these competitions. >> Learn More…


Robotic grippers

Grabit’s P-series robotic grippers are offered in five different sizes for a variety of parts and applications, including fabric and apparel, composite fibers, solar cell components, printed circuit boards and flex circuits, and mobile devices. >> Read full article

Safety gripping system

Schunk says its EGN safety gripping system is certified for use in accordance with DIN EN ISO 13849 specifications for use with human and robot interaction. >> Read full article

STEM platform for workforce development

Yaskawa Motoman says it has designed Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics robotics platform for education, workforce development and industrial robotics certification programs. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Cybersecurity for ICS Canada 2015

Location: Calgary, Alta
Date: September 9 - 11, 2015 >> More Info

MAPP Automation Showcase

Location: Cambridge, Ont.
Date: September 24, 2015 >> More Info

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 28 - October 1, 2015 >> More Info