Industry News
May 1, 2019 – Nokia is hosting a global competition for technology startups offering solutions in industrial automation, with prizes up to $175,000 and the chance to collaborate with experts from Nokia and Nokia Bell Labs.
April 29, 2019 – Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada says it will start building the Lexus NX SUV in its Cambridge, Ont. plant starting in 2022.
April 26, 2019 – Maintenance equipment manufacturer Les Produits Gilbert has received $3,976,000 in funding from the governments of Canada and Quebec, along with Investissement Québec, to acquire robotic welding cells and fully automated machining centres.
April 26, 2019 – Yamaha Motor Corporation USA's Intelligent Machinery (IM) Division has announced Shinji Kuroda as its new sales manager for Yamaha IM’s factory automation product line.
April 26, 2019 – A Toronto window manufacturer has been fined $165,000 by the Ontario Ministry of Labour after pleading guilty to an offence involving a worker fatality at its plant. 
April 26, 2019 – The federal government has announced a combined $6.8-million investment to scale up three Waterloo, Ontario firms, which includes over $3.5 million for two manufacturers.
April 26, 2019 – Saputo Inc. has signed a deal to buy the specialty cheese business of Lion - Dairy & Drinks in Australia for roughly $265 million.
April 23, 2019 – U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash.
April 22, 2019 – Kraft Heinz Co. has named a new CEO as it struggles to remain relevant amid changing American tastes.
April 22, 2019 – The new annual ranking of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers includes two industrial automation companies.
April 22, 2019 – The Trump administration is launching a new charm offensive to sell the merits of the new North American free trade pact to counter growing skepticism about the economic benefits of the deal.
April 22, 2019 – If you missed the Hannover Messe trade show earlier this month, you missed a lot of automation in action!
April 18, 2019 – Cambridge, Ontario’s Eclipse Automation has officially unveiled its newest 57,000 square-foot facility in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
April 17, 2019 – The chief executive of ABB is stepping down as the Swiss engineering company undergoes a major overhaul.
April 17, 2019 – Hundreds of workers will soon be without jobs following the closure of a Truro, N.S., carpet plant, one of the city's oldest operating manufacturers.

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