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Two workers suffer hand injuries; Veyance fined $80,000

Veyance Technologies Canada has pleaded guilty and has been fined $80,000 after two workers suffered hand injuries in separate incidents. The company’s Bowmanville, Ont., plant processes and manufactures conveyor belts and employs about 130 employees. >> Read full article

New Trumpf Canada facility better serves customers

Trumpf Canada, a manufacturer of fabricating machinery and industrial lasers, is celebrating the grand opening of its relocated Ontario office this week. Boasting 50 per cent more space, the new facility shows off a wider range of fabricating solutions and a new demo room. >> Read full article

Ron Bin named Wago field application engineer

Wago has appointed Ron Bin to the role of field application engineer for Ontario, where he will facilitate the transfer of technical application information to customers and distributors in the region. >> Read full article

Siemens offers Western U students real-world tech with $522M software grant

A new academic partnership between Siemens and Western University will give engineering students the opportunity to use the same technology that businesses around the world use to design today’s sophisticated products. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
Festo Canada celebrates 40 years of success

Festo Canada celebrates 40 years of success

Manufacturing AUTOMATION was there last week as Festo Canada celebrated its 40th anniversary with a media event with executive presentations and a demonstration of its various flying bionic robots. “Over the past 40 years, Festo has become a substantial part of the Canadian industrial landscape,” said Thomas Lichtenberger, president and CEO of Festo Canada. >> Learn More…


Low inertia servo motors

Applied Motion Products says its new J series low inertia servo motors are a cost-effective choice for the most demanding automation requirements. >> Read full article

Configurable control system PNOZmulti 2

The configurable control system PNOZmulti 2 from Pilz Automation Safety Canada can be used as a stand-alone or as a modular expandable alternative. >> Read full article

Frameless servo motors available in 14 sizes

The Kollmorgen KBM series of frameless brushless motors is available in 14 sizes for low or high voltage operation, promising a wide range of torque, power and speed with a compact footprint. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Automate 2015

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: March 23-26, 2015 >> More Info

The Safety Compliance Workshop

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: April 28-29, 2015 >> More Info

INCOM 2015

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 11-13, 2015 >> More Info