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China’s industrial robots to double by 2017: IFR

By 2017, more industrial robots will be operating in China’s production plants than in the European Union or North America, according to the International Federation of Robotics’ World Robot Statistics study. >> Read full article

FedDev Ontario loan to help Halla Visteon launch new auto parts line

Halla Visteon Canada says it is looking to adopt new technologies and manufacturing processes for one of its Belleville plants where electronic throttle bodies and electronic coolant valves will be produced, which will reverse the decision to close an underutilized plant. >> Read full article

Keep your workers safe! Register now for upcoming risk assessment webinar

Risk Assessments are one of the most important tools in health & safety. Over the past 10 years, all new pieces of legislation and/or standards require that a risk assessment be completed prior to implementing a program or controls. Take advantage of this FREE learning opportunity. >> Read full article

Factory of the Future opens Winnipeg facility

An investment of up to $60 million to build a new facility in Manitoba has been announced as part of the National Research Council of Canada’s Factory of the Future program. How can you benefit from this program? >> Read full article

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Skills Canada 2015 Mechatronics winners

VIDEO: Meet the Skills Canada 2015 Mechatronics winners!

Congratulations to Avery Bird and Theodor Willert, the winning students from the Skills Canada 2015 Mechatronics challenge. In this video, we chat with them to find out how winning the competition will help them represent Canada at the World Skills 2017 event in Abu Dhabi. >> Learn More…


Crimp force monitor

The Schleuniger ACO 07 crimp force monitor, designed for use with semi-automatic benchtop crimping presses, is boasting several enhanced features and crimp force monitoring capabilities. >> Read full article

Linear roller block and rail systems

The SAIBO SB-LGB linear roller block and rail systems from LM76 are available in three sizes to meet load requirements up to 1200 N. (270 lbs). >> Read full article

“Jam proof” drive nut

Amacoil-Uhing says its model RS drive nut promises smooth backlash-free linear motion in machine design, which it says help eliminate the potential for clogged threads and jamming. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

MA Webinar - The Four Steps of Dynamic Risk Assessments

Location: Webinar
Date: August 13, 2015 >> More Info

Cybersecurity for ICS Canada 2015

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

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

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