RIC Centre and ABB present a six-session program designed to kick-start ideas and nurture innovation within advanced manufacturing in Ontario. At the session, "How to Evaluate Your News Ideas," presenter Paul Smith of Mississauga, Ont.-based Xerox Research Centre of Canada demonstrated how his global company evaluates the innovations of in-house scientists. The Davis campus of Sheridan College in Brampton, Ont., played host as part of the innovate>forward initiative. This video is courtesy of Manufacturing AUTOMATION sister publication Design Product News.
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RIC Centre and ABB present a six-session program designed to kick-start ideas and nurture innovation within advanced manufacturing in Ontario. At the session, "How to Evaluate Your News Ideas," host Tim Scott, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the RIC Centre, explained how his organization helps advanced manufacturers in Ontario evaluate their innovations and bring them to market. The Davis campus of Sheridan College in Brampton, Ont., played host as part of the innovate>forward initiative. This video is courtesy of Manufacturing AUTOMATION sister publication Design Product News.
Altium business development manager Lawrence Romine spoke with Manufacturing AUTOMATION sister publication, Design Product News, at SolidWorks World 2012 in San Diego, Calif. Romine outlined how Altium product design software bridges the ECAD-MCAD gap, in conjunction with Mecodes mechatronic collaboration design software and the SolidWorks solid modelling platform.
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More than half of Canadian manufacturers surveyed in PwC's fourth-quarter 2011 manufacturing barometer study feel optimistic about the prospects for the Canadian economy over the next 12 months. Watch the video for details from the PwC report.
Manufacturing AUTOMATION's sister publication, Electrical Business, was there on December 6, 2011, when SMTC Corp. and Enecsys Ltd. officially announced their partnership to produce Enecsys micro inverters for the Canadian market at SMTC’s Markham, Ont., facility, which qualifies for Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program by meeting the domestic content requirement. Here, Claude Germain, president and co-CEO of SMTC, and Louis Lalonde, VP worldwide marketing and product management of Enecsys, share their predictions for Canada's solar industry.
At distributor training in Toronto, Harting of North America's Steve Loyal discusses the company's Industrial 10G RJ45 and har-speed M12 series of connetors. Watch the video to learn more.
At its distributor training in Toronto, Harting North America's Phill Shaw discusses the company's board level and interface connectors. Watch the video to learn more.
Harting North America's Richard Carlson highlights the company's Han-Modular series of connectors and its new ECO line of housings.
A panel of industry experts discuss the challenges facing Ontario's solar supply chain at Solar Canada 2011. Watch the video for highlights.
Ontario's Minister of Energy, Christopher Bentley, discusses Ontario's commitment to a "clean energy economy" during his keynote at Solar Canada 2011. Watch the video for highlights.
Autodesk previewed a cloud-based product life cycle management product at its Autodesk University 2011 conference in Las Vegas at the end of November. Watch the video to learn more.
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Dec. 8, 2011 - Omron Industrial Automation has released a new class of controller - the Machine Automation Controller - and Manufacturing AUTOMATION attended the Canadian launch in Toronto. Watch the video to learn more about the new controller.
Manufacturing AUTOMATION joined more than 150 media and analysts from around the world at Manufacturing Perspectives in Chicago the day before the launch of Automation Fair 2011 to hear about the pressing topics affecting global manufacturers and users of automation. IT and its impact on innovation and automation was a hot topic at the event. Watch the video for some of the highlights.
Rockwell Automation recently celebrated its 20th Automation Fair in Chicago. Manufacturing AUTOMATION joined more than 150 media and analysts from around the world the day before the launch of Automation Fair 2011 to hear about the hot topics affecting global manufacturers and users of automation. A major theme at the event was the looming skilled trades shortage and what is needed to build a skilled workforce. Watch this video to hear what some of the panelists had to say.
Determining the risk associated with a particular machine or task is one of the keys to making machines safe and keeping employees safe. The risk assessment should be a key part to any company’s safety and prevention policy. But who should conduct the risk assessment? That’s a question that I posed to the machine safety experts who participated in Manufacturing AUTOMATION’s third annual machine safety roundtable. Watch the video to hear what they had to say.
The majority of Canadian manufacturers understand their responsibilities when it comes to machine safety. They understand that employers are required to take reasonable steps to prevent bodily harm in the workplace. But many of them are unknowingly applying the wrong solution, or misapplying safeguarding solutions, resulting in the loss of productivity and opening themselves up to injury — or worse. Watch Part 1 from our third annual machine safety roundtable to hear what our participants had to say about this.
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers' Toronto chapter has launched an aggressive campaign and is working with "like-minded organizations" to bring manufacturing back to Ontario and Canada. Watch the video to learn more about the "Take back manufacturing" campaign and its goals.
Leaders from the Canadian automotive sector discussed the challenges facing manufacturers and what it’s going to take for the industry to thrive during the APMA Automotive Summit at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show in October. Watch the video for highlights.
Schneider Electric Canada invited customers and media to its new corporate head office in Mississauga, Ont., recently to demonstrate its commitment to the environment with its construction upgrades. Watch the video to learn more about the company's environmental efforts.
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