Industry News
July 17, 2019 – Mitsubishi Electric Automation has announced the re-launch of its new mobile showroom, which travels throughout Canada and the United States.
July 17, 2019 – Quebec's Cogiscan Inc., a track, trace and control (TTC) solutions provider for the electronics manufacturing industry, has partnered with Saki Corporation to expand Saki’s manufacturing software solutions offering.
July 17, 2019 – In recent years, Detroit automakers have been at relative peace with the United Auto Workers union because times have been good and profit-sharing checks have been fat.
July 17, 2019 – Cambridge, Ontario's Eclipse Automation has expanded into Europe with the acquisition of Transmoduls Ltd., located in Veszprém, Hungary.
July 17, 2019 – Morgan Truck Body, a North American manufacturer of light- and medium-duty truck bodies, is expanding its manufacturing footprint in the United States.
July 12, 2019 – Volkswagen will sink $2.6 billion into a Pittsburgh autonomous vehicle company that's mostly owned by Ford as part of a broader partnership on electric and self-driving vehicles, the companies confirmed Friday.
July 11, 2019 – Automation supplier Murrelektronik Canada (Murr Canada) celebrated the grand opening of its new office in Mississauga, Ontario this week.
July 10, 2019 – Phoenix Contact Canada has appointed Roger Hallett as general manager, taking on leadership for the company's Canadian operations.
July 10, 2019 – The federal labour minister is blasting the Ontario government over the impending loss of 550 jobs at Bombardier's railway car plant in Thunder Bay, Ont.
July 9, 2019 – Bombardier Inc. is laying off half of the 1,100 workers at its Thunder Bay, Ont., railway car plant, according to a federal government source.
July 9, 2019 – The federal government has announced an investment of up to $20 million in an Ontario manufacturer of foam polymers and moulding for the automotive sector. 
July 9, 2019 – Averna, provider of automated test and quality solutions for manufacturing, has appointed François Rainville president and CEO of the Montreal-based company.
July 9, 2019 – Despite dire predictions, history and demographics suggest that burgeoning technologies (including automation, artificial intelligence and robotization) will not lead to substantial job losses, finds a new essay series released by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
July 8, 2019 – Canada has seen a sharp decline in production volumes over the past three months, according to IHS Markit’s latest Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) report.
July 5, 2019 – BMW CEO Harald Krueger is stepping down amid weakening profits at the luxury automaker and pressure to meet challenges from new technologies.

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