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Nestlé plants earn CBWA Excellence in Manufacturing standing

The bottling facilities of Nestlé Waters Canada, a beverage manufacturer and distributor, have achieved Excellence in Manufacturing standing from the Canadian Bottled Water Association (CBWA). >> Read full article

Canadian manufacturing sales drop 1.7% in January

A sharp drop in petroleum and coal products caused Canadian manufacturing sales to fall 1.7 per cent in January, says Statistics Canada. Lower sales of machinery, chemicals and primary metals also contributed to the decline. >> Read full article

Andreas Sobotta joins Hammond Manufacturing team

Hammond Manufacturing is welcoming Andreas Sobotta, an “experienced new talent to [its] team,” as its vice-president North American sales and marketing, said the company. >> Read full article

Alberta suffers major job loss in February after global oil slump

Statistics Canada finds the number of people employed in Canadian manufacturing fell by 20,000 last month — the first decline since August — with most of the losses occurring in Alberta and Ontario. >> Read full article

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Ontario Ministry of Labour proposes a new standard that will impact Ontario Manufacturers

Last year, the Ministry of Labour proposed a new training standard and it’s expected to come into effect later this year. If you are a manufacturer in Ontario with 20 or more employees, it will likely affect your workplace. Hear from Lina Della Mora from Workplace Safety & Prevention Services about what’s changing under the new standard and what it may mean for your business.
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VIDEO: New Trumpf Cda space better serves customers

VIDEO: New Trumpf Canada space better serves customers

Last week, Manufacturing AUTOMATION, attended the grand opening of Trumpf Canada’s relocated office in Mississauga, Ont. Boasting 50 per cent more space, the new facility shows off a wider range of fabricating solutions, and can stock a larger selection of spare parts, it said. Watch our video to learn more. >> Learn More…


Multilingual light curtain for global use

Omron’s new F3SG-RA global safety light curtain comes with stickers in eight languages, as well as a QR code that can be scanned by an operator with a smartphone or tablet whenever a problem occurs. >> Read full article

New company website features Frame Grabber Finder application

BitFlow is inviting visitors to explore its new website, which it says is redesigned to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience. >> Read full article

Linear potentiometer

Alliance Sensors Group has expanded its sensor product offering by adding the LP-22 series of linear potentiometers, describing it as a cost-effective solution to sensing requirements in the factory automation marketplace. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Automate 2015

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

Accessing CME-SMART Funding for your ERP Project (Ontario manufacturers)

Location: webinar
Date: March 31, 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