Sep. 12, 2017 - More than 50,000 people could lose their jobs if the Ontario government goes ahead with its plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019, the province’s financial watchdog said Tuesday in a report that assessed the economic impact of the proposed increase.
Sep. 11, 2017 - TPC Wire & Cable Corp. (TPC) has completed the acquisition of Electra Cord Inc. Located in Massillon, Ohio, Electra Cord is a manufacturer of custom-molded cable assemblies, power cords, and cord sets for OEMs in various end markets.
Sept. 8, 2017 - Coldwater Machine Company, an engineered solutions and precision machining company that manufactures and integrates assembly automation and special machines, has announced a 27,500-square-foot expansion to its current manufacturing space.
Sep. 8, 2017 - Autopro Automation Consultants is now an ABB Authorized Value Provider, as part of the ABB Value Provider Program. Qualified members of the program are required to demonstrate technical expertise as well as complete extensive product and technical training to ensure they meet ABB’s program requirements.
Sept. 7, 2017 - Rockwell Automation has announced that its board of directors has elected president and CEO Blake D. Moret as chairman of the board effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Sep. 7, 2017 - Ross Controls has announced the acquisition of the industrial division of Automatic Valve Corp.
Sep. 6, 2017 - Private equity firm May River Capital has completed its acquisition of BJM Pumps, LLC.
Sep. 3, 2017 - Omron has entered into an agreement with Spectris plc regarding an acquisition of its U.S.-based subsidiary Microscan Systems. Headquartered in Renton, Wash., Microscan Systems is a global provider of barcode scanning and decoding technology for industrial applications. The company develops a range of code reading devices, including barcode readers, 2D barcode readers, and barcode verifiers.
Sep. 1, 2017 - U.S. factories expanded at a brisk pace in August, a likely sign of strength for the U.S. economy as new orders, production and employment all improved.
Sep. 1, 2017 - The rate of expansion in the U.K. manufacturing sector accelerated again in August. This was highlighted by the seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) posting 56.9, up from 55.3 in July, to its second highest level in over three years.
Aug. 31, 2017 - An official survey shows Chinese manufacturing activity picked up pace in August, indicating a crucial component of the world’s second-biggest economy is holding firm.
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