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Montreal, Que.-based high-tech electronics company Matrox is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.
Bosch Rexroth Canada Corporation, a provider of drive and control solutions, celebrated its 50th anniversary last month.
Beckhoff Automation wrapped up its North American Automation Update tour in Toronto last week, unveiling the features of TwinCAT 3 - the latest version of the company’s TwinCAT software system.
Heroux-Devtek Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products, has been awarded a seven-year contract by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company to manufacture the landing gear for the C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
Swiss instrumentation and process automation company Endress+Hauser has officially opened a new temperature production facility in Greenwood, Ind. The 12,000-sq.-ft manufacturing plant will build temperature sensors, thermowells, transmitters, recorders, flow computers, safety barriers, displays and other instrumentation to meet the increasing demand for the North and South American markets.
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC ) recently honoured the winners of the 2011 CaGBC Leadership Awards. Seven categories are recognized, including: chapter leadership; government leadership; industry leadership; CaGBC volunteer; green building champion; academic leadership; and lifetime achievement.
Applied Energy Technologies (AET), a global provider of solar mounting solutions, is now manufacturing its solar mounting system in Ontario as a response to the domestic content requirements set by the feed-in tariff program.
More than 300 people, including the Honourable Brad Duguid, Ontario's Minister of Energy, gathered on June 23 to celebrate the opening of one of Canada's newest manufacturers - Eclipsall Energy Corp.
Siemens Canada's Industry Automation division has begun local manufacturing of its Sinvert solar inverters for the Canadian solar photovoltaic (PV) market. Joined by Ontario's Minister of Energy Brad Duguid, employees, customers and media, Siemens marked the milestone with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its Burlington, Ont., manufacturing facility.
Workplace Safety and Prevention Services, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters and Skills Canada are targeting young workers in the manufacturing industry with a new worker orientation program that highlights workplace hazards. Dubbed SafeWorkStart, the one-day pilot program was launched on June 20 at Festo, Inc., in Mississauga, Ont.
Four manufacturers were honoured recently for their dedication to excellence and pursuit of global success at the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters' 2011 Canadian Innovation Awards in Ottawa, Ont.
Jay-Lor International's commitment to global citizenship following last year's devastating earthquake in Haiti has earned the Orton, Ont.-based manufacturer of agricultural and industrial mixers a position in the Canadian Manufacturing Hall of Fame.
North American vehicle production levels are expected to return to 100 percent in September, Toyota said. The auto giant added that production is recovering earlier than originally anticipated following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
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