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Mar. 8, 2016 - Posital-Fraba has announced its support for University4Industry, a new startup that aims to provide individuals and companies with opportunities to learn about the knowledge- and communications-based technologies that are changing how industries are designing, building, delivering and supporting their products and services.
Feb. 29, 2016 - Three research-intensive universities — McMaster University, University of Waterloo and Western University — have received $35 million in funding over five years from the Government of Ontario as part of a $50-million project to create an Advanced Manufacturing Consortium.
Feb. 16, 2016 - Seneca College and Siemens Canada say they are helping to address the technical skills gap in Canadian manufacturing with the opening of Seneca College’s Mechatronics Simulation and Demonstration Centre (MSDC), the first of its kind in Ontario, they say.
Jan. 28, 2016 - PPG has donated $25,000 to the SAE Foundation Canada in support of the A World In Motion (AWIM) program, which provides science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum to K-8 students in Canada. The grant was made on behalf of PPG’s architectural coatings business, which operates more than 250 Dulux and Betonel paint stores, and eight manufacturing, distribution and administrative sites across Canada.
Jan. 26, 2016 - Wago is offering a free three-day Automation Technology & IEC Programming Customer training program; 2016 dates include: March 8 – 10, May 3 – 5, August 2 – 4, September 13 -15 and October 25 – 27.
Jan. 12, 2016 - Siemens Canada and its employees say they are excited to promote learning about technology and manufacturing to Canadian high school students by sponsoring and supporting six FIRST Robotics teams in the upcoming competition: five in Ontario and one in Quebec.
Jan. 5, 2016 - Endress+Hauser Canada has made a contribution of $263,000 to the Instrumentation & Control Engineering Technology program at Lambton College in Sarnia, Ont.
Dec. 15, 2015 - Sheridan College’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) is the first facility in Canada to acquire ABB’s YuMi robot. A special event to unveil and showcase YuMi’s capabilities was held yesterday at Sheridan’s Brampton, Ont., campus.
Nov. 17, 2015 - Yaskawa Motoman describes its new MotoSim Touch as a cost-effective, PC-based off-line programming environment and robotics simulation tool for K-16 schools, training organizations and educational research institutions.
Oct. 28, 2015 - Students, staff and guests gathered yesterday to recognize an in-kind donation of equipment, software and training from Siemens Canada valued at $100,000 to the Fleming College School of Trades and Technology.
Oct. 19, 2015 - Lincoln Electric will provide a robotic welding cell for use during the third annual AWS Certified Robotic Arc Welding (CRAW) Competition at FABTECH 2015. The company’s recent acquisition Wolf Robotics also will supply a second cell for the competition.
Oct. 14, 2015 - Did you know Canada Goose jackets are manufactured in Winnipeg? Or that McDonald’s french fries are made in Carberry? The impact of Manitoba’s manufacturing sector is felt around the world, and a new awareness campaign is celebrating that fact throughout October.
Sept. 29, 2015 - At the annual conference of the North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO) this week, the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) and the U.S. Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to announce the harmonization of their respective standards and certifications for front-line manufacturing production workers.
Sept. 28, 2015 - Sheridan College and Hatch have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that they say will promote further collaboration between the two organizations, aimed at enhancing educational opportunities for Sheridan students, while also fostering innovation and economic growth.
Sept. 22, 2015 - Festo demonstrated how nature provides inspiration to kick-start innovation and creates the automation technology of the future at this year’s Beakerhead, which partnered with the University of Calgary and the Schulich School of Engineering. Presentations of Festo’s Bionic Learning Network and the BionicOpter took place from September 16 - 20 at the University of Calgary, during Beakernight and various school programs as well as at the Calgary Zoo.

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