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.
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.
Aug. 22, 2017 - Optoelectronics group Jenoptik has acquired Five Lakes Automation (FLA), a full-service turnkey provider of automated manufacturing solutions.
Aug. 15, 2017 - With NAFTA negotiations set to begin Wednesday, it’s tempting to think of Canada as the proverbial 90-pound weakling about to get a faceful of sand kicked up by the body-building, muscle-flexing behemoth who lives next door.
Aug. 11, 2017 - U.S. President Donald Trump’s push to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement is putting Mexico in a tough spot, threatening the system that has helped turn the country into a top exporter through low wages, lax regulations and proximity to the United States.
Aug. 10, 2017 - The competition to become one of up to five government-designated technology “superclusters” and draw from a federal funding purse of $950 million has attracted more than 50 proposals.
September 25-28, 2017
Drive Manufacturing Summit 2017
October 2-4, 2017
National Robot Safety Conference 2017
October 10-12, 2017
PLANT / DEX Expo 2017 - Kitchener
October 11, 2017
MCMA TechCon 2017
October 16-18, 2017
ERP Vendor Congress 2017
October 30-31, 2017