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Canadian manufacturers must embrace change to compete globally: KPMG

In past years, a risk averse attitude helped protect manufacturers in Canada during periods of volatility. But now, this approach may not be enough to keep pace with their global counterparts, according to KPMG’s Canadian Manufacturing Outlook 2015, released earlier this month. >> Read full article

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Harting hits the road with connectivity solutions

Harting is travelling across North America showcasing its connectivity solutions with the help of its new roadshow truck, and Manufacturing AUTOMATION was invited to check out its exclusive media stop on October 21 in Toronto, Ont. >> Read full article

Ontario plant to close through PaperWorks’ consolidation

PaperWorks Industries will be consolidating all of its Canadian folding carton production into its recently-acquired manufacturing facility in Kitchener, Ont. The company expects to consolidate all production at Kitchener by next May, and close its Hamilton plant by the following July. >> Read full article

Stratasys names John Gould North American president

Stratasys is welcoming Dell veteran John Gould as the newest member of its leadership team. With more than 20 years of global management and technology experience, Gould will serve as president of North American operations. >> Read full article

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Drone on and on

Drone on and on

In the last 10 years, when mentioning the word ‘drone’ in good company, it can either provoke strong opinions about their usefulness in society or harsh criticism regarding the industries and jobs these machines will no doubt affect. Regardless if one is for or against these nearly autonomous creations, drones are changing the world we live in on many different levels and doing so at a radical pace. >> Learn More…


Robots automate sewing operations

SoftWear Automation has launched its Lowry line of four-axis robots used in fabric handling, pick and place operations, and direct sewing. >> Read full article

Pop Avdel ProSert XTN20 tool boasts high-speed installations

The new Stanley Pop Avdel ProSert XTN20 hydraulic-pneumatic blind rivet nut installation tool claims to improve manufacturing productivity and increase ROI. >> Read full article

32-bit microcontrollers

Texas Instruments says its MSP432 microcontroller (MCU) platform is the industry’s lowest power 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4F MCUs. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

MA WEBINAR: What Manufacturing Leaders Need to Know About Realizing Lost Dollars in Their Organizations—and why they need to act today

Location: Webinar
Date: November 26, 2015 >> More Info

Advanced Manufacturing Canada (AMC)

Location: Montreal, Que.
Date: November 18-19, 2015 >> More Info