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Valeant relocates Jublia production from Japan to Quebec

Valeant Canada has announced its Laval, Que.-based plant will become the North American production site for the prescription medication Jublia, a topical solution that treats toenail fungus. >> Read full article

J.D. Irving seeking 7,900 workers in hiring blitz

New Brunswick-based J.D. Irving says it expects to hire about 7,900 people in the next three years to work for its operations in Canada and the United States. Some of the jobs expected in the next three years include positions in manufacturing, engineering, and shipbuilding, among other areas. >> Read full article

Free I/O training program from Wago

Wago is offering free three-day Automation Technology & IEC Programming Customer training sessions at its Wisconsin headquarters. The program combines lectures and hands-on exercises to give attendees the opportunity to perform CODESYS-based programming exercises on live nodes featuring Wago’s 750-880 Ethernet 2.0 Controller with SD card. >> Read full article

Pump up your productivity

The automation industry runs smoothly, effectively and efficiently when the right motion control products are employed on operating equipment. Plant operators and management should consider these four points when evaluating motion control products for a facility. >> Read full article

Quebec plant offers French classes to refugees

When Syrian refugee Garouj Nazarian is asked how he likes working for his boss, the answer comes in choppy English — but the sentiment shines through. Nazarian, who’s been in Canada for about a year, has been working for six months at a Montreal, Que., plywood factory owned by Levon Afeyan, who fled Lebanon’s civil war with his parents and two brothers in 1975. >> Read full article

 Featured News 
VIDEO: Fiat Chrysler stamping plant shows off new high-speed press

VIDEO: Fiat Chrysler stamping plant shows off new high-speed press

FCA US is celebrating the production start of its new press, a result of a $63-million investment to bring the “latest, state-of-the-art” technology to its stamping operation at the Warren Stamping Plant in Michigan. The new press line will increase capacity by up to 12,000 hits per day or approximately 3.6 million parts per year. According to company officials, this is the first new press installed at the facility in 15 years. >> Learn More…


Rotary position sensors

TT Electronics says its MagnePot 8150 high-performance multi-turn non-contacting rotary position sensor is designed to operate reliably over a minimum of 10 million shaft rotations with no signal output degradation. >> Read full article

Toothed belt axis

Machine designers can incorporate Festo’s ELGA-TB-G electric toothed belt axis with plain-bearing guide into their project as a complete, run-ready sub-system, says the company. >> Read full article

Encoder cables and connectors

Mencom, a manufacturer of industrial electrical connectors, is offering over-molded 12, 16, 17, & 19 pole M23 encoder connectors with straight or right angle heads. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Annual ARC Industry Forum 2016

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: February 8-11, 2016 >> More Info

Hannover Messe 2016

Location: Hannover, Germany
Date: April 25-29, 2016 >> More Info

DEX Expo - Mississauga

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: May 17, 2016 >> More Info

Automatica 2016

Location: Munich, Germany
Date: June 21-24, 2016 >> More Info