Apr. 24, 2017 - Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Corp. has announced it will change its name to Yokogawa Test & Measurement Corp. on October 1.
Apr. 24, 2017 - This year’s Hermes Award winner is German company Schunk GmbH & Co. KG.
Apr. 20, 2017 - The lively biennial show, Automate, has concluded its 2017 edition, and organizers say this year has been the most successful to date. Held April 3-6, more than 400 exhibitors and more than 20,000 people travelled to the McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., where collaborative robots (cobots), machine learning, virtual reality and other manufacturing technology took centre stage. Couldn’t make it to the event? Check out our photos!
Apr. 17, 2017 - Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with Memsic, a provider of consumer electronics, communications, automotive, medical and industrial sensing sectors. Through the new agreement, Mouser will distribute Memsic micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors to customers worldwide.
Apr. 14, 2017 - WesternOne has entered into a binding agreement with Triple M Modular, an investee company of TriWest Capital Partners, to sell all of WesternOne’s Canadian manufacturing assets and liabilities in order to complete its exit from the modular building business known as Britco Manufacturing.
Apr. 14, 2017 - ATI Industrial Automation will break ground on the expansion of its corporate and manufacturing headquarters in Apex, N.C., on April 21.
Apr. 13, 2017 - Armacell, a global manufacturer of flexible foams for the equipment insulation market and provider of engineered foams, recently celebrated the production start of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) foam cores at its Brampton, Ont., plant.
Apr. 11, 2017 - Thousands of businesses in Ontario that don’t qualify for a 17-per-cent cut to their electricity bills are like the forgotten middle child, a manufacturing group said Tuesday.
Apr. 11, 2017 - Shares of Bombardier were up more than five per cent Tuesday following a report that the company and German-based Siemens AG are in talks to merge their train businesses.
Apr. 11, 2017 - Hollowed-out factories and abandoned businesses are a form of economic archaeology. The story they tell isn’t necessarily one of failure, but one of economic transition.
Apr. 9, 2017 - Federal prosecutors say a former DuPont employee stole more than 20,000 confidential files from the firm to help bolster a consulting business he started shortly before his retirement.
Apr. 7, 2017 - Idec says it has strengthened its position in the HMI market by purchasing APEM, a French group with a wide international footprint, adding that its European presence will expand “significantly” and new industry segments are also added.
Apr. 5, 2017 - Automaker Daimler AG and parts supplier Bosch Group are teaming up to make driverless cars that they say could be on city streets at the start of the next decade.
Apr. 4, 2017 - ABB of Zurich, Switzerland, announced it reached an agreement to acquire Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH (B&R) headquartered in Eggelsberg, Austria. ABB has not disclosed the purchase price of B&R, a privately held company, but the transaction will be funded in cash. The acquisition, expected to close in summer 2017, will create one of the world’s most-powerful industrial automation companies.
Mar. 30, 2017 - With the recent closing of its acquisition of electronic design automation (EDA) software company, Mentor Graphics, Siemens says it is setting out to underscore the “significant customer value” it envisions for both electronic systems and integrated circuit (IC) design tools.

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