Alyssa Dalton

Alyssa Dalton

Tuesday, 10 May 2016
May 10, 2016 - Nova Scotia secondary students with an interest in learning more about careers in skilled trades and technology will be able to attend next month’s Skills Canada National Competition in Moncton, N.B. The province is providing funding to Skills Canada-Nova Scotia to cover transportation and substitute costs for teachers to accompany them so students are able to attend the competition. The deadline to apply for funding is May 13.
Monday, 02 May 2016
May 2, 2016 - Against the backdrop of Hannover Messe 2016, Hiroyuki Aota, director in charge of Factory Solutions Business and executive officer of Panasonic Corporation, and Anton S. Huber, CEO of the Digital Factory Division at Siemens AG, signed a Memorandum of Understanding cementing the intention of the two companies to work more closely together in the future in the fields of automation concepts for the electronics industry.
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Apr. 26, 2016 - Industry 4.0, digitalization and The Industrial Internet are just several concepts prominently highlighted at this year’s Hannover Messe in Germany. Billed as the world’s largest trade fair for industrial technology, the show takes place April 25-29 and will see more than 5,200 exhibitors, representing approximately 75 nations. Check out our photos from this year’s installment! Photos: Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Monday, 18 April 2016
Apr. 18, 2016 - Legend. Visionary. Innovator. These are the words several of our regular Manufacturing AUTOMATION contributors used to describe Richard E. (“Dick”) Morley — quite fitting descriptors when you think of a gentleman who has more than 20 United States and foreign patents to his name.
Monday, 21 March 2016
Mar. 21, 2016 - Mississauga, Ont.-based KSB Canada has appointed Marcus Henderson to the position of business development manager, noting that the addition will allow the company to “provide extra support to its coast-to-coast sales teams stationed in Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton and in the Maritimes and to the growing customer base.”
Friday, 18 March 2016
Mar. 18, 2016 - I usually wake up to a dozen different market reports in my inbox during any given week. Sometimes they are completely irrelevant and are automatically deleted, and other times I file them away to use as reference material for future articles. Earlier this year, I came across a report that instantly flagged my attention.
Friday, 11 March 2016
Mar. 11, 2016 - Congratulations to Manac, a Canadian manufacturer of trailers, on its 50 years of service!
Wednesday, 03 February 2016
Feb. 3, 2016 - Just in time for the New Year, Manufacturing AUTOMATION has compiled the top trends and technologies Canadian manufacturers should watch out for in the next 12 months, as predicted by a handful of industry experts.
Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Jan. 26, 2016 - Last August, Nathalie Pilon was appointed ABB Canada managing director, bringing with her two decades of electrical and manufacturing experience. We spoke with Pilon for her take on how Canada can stay competitive in this turbulent market.
Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Jan. 26, 2016 - My favourite part of my job is investigating and sharing the many manufacturing successes Canada offers.
Friday, 11 December 2015
Dec. 11, 2015 - October 2 marked Manufacturing Day 2015, a day where a number of manufacturing industry players opened their doors to students and community members. This annual event aims to change the perception of today’s manufacturing environment by giving manufacturers an opportunity to “show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t.”
Wednesday, 02 December 2015
Dec. 2, 2015 - Are you working securely? Cybersecurity is a hot-button issue these days and while it’s been commonly noted that manufacturing companies must be proactive in protecting themselves, some organizations may not know where to begin. For insight on how businesses can get started, Manufacturing AUTOMATION spoke to John DiMaria, senior product manager of systems certification for BSI Americas, to get his take on what businesses should keep in mind when implementing a cybersecurity plan.
Wednesday, 02 December 2015
Dec. 2, 2015 - Earlier this year, Manufacturing AUTOMATION editor Alyssa Dalton visited Mellow Walk, a light industrial safety shoe manufacturer based in Toronto, Ont.
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Nov. 25, 2015 - Last week, Eaton launched its Power Xpert 9395 high performance 600V uninterruptible power supply (UPS) in Canada, building on the company’s flagship Power Xpert 9395 platform. This is the company’s first all-new 600V UPS solution for the Canadian market in over a decade, says Eaton.
Friday, 23 October 2015
Oct. 23, 2015 - It’s only been a few weeks since classes have started but according to The Conference Board of Canada, our country hasn’t been performing too hot on a recent report card.
Tuesday, 03 November 2015
Manufacturing AUTOMATION’s sister publication Design Product News chats with Dr. Kurt Schmalz, managing director of J. Schmalz GmbH at Hannover Messe 2015 in Germany, for his view on the current state of global manufacturing and more.
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Aug. 25, 2015 - Manufacturing AUTOMATION’s sister publication Design Product News chats with Gary Stortz, Ontario regional manager at Turck Chartwell, at Hannover Messe 2015 about the new Turck uprox3 sensor series. According to Stortz, the series is designed to provide three times the normal sensing range expected from a normal proximity switch, as well as trilingual (Profinet, Ethernet IP and Modbus TCP) Turck ultra-compact proximity block modules.
Friday, 02 October 2015
Oct. 2, 2015 - It’s been anything but a slow-news summer for North America.
Friday, 18 September 2015
Sept. 18, 2015 - Denso Robotics says its VS-050 six-axis aseptic robot, which features an ISO 5 cleanroom rating, is designed for applications where biocontamination control is required.
Friday, 18 September 2015
Sept. 18, 2015 - Tregaskiss has announced the availability of its latest automation catalogue, featuring the latest information on the company’s robotic MIG guns, consumables and peripherals.

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