At the SPS IPC Drives 2013 show in Nuremberg, Germany, Helmut Hornis, product marketing manager, Intelligent Systems Group at Pepperl+Fuchs, Inc., talks about 2D scanning technologies suitable for applications such as AGVs (automated guided vehicles).
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At the SPS IPC Drives 2013 show in Nuremberg, Germany, Christian Leeser, partner at Posital Fraba, demonstrates the IXARC line of new magnetic rotary and incremental encoder technology that rivals optical encoder specifications.
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Bystronic's Gerrit Gerritsen introduces this new tool for hands-free operation of press brake controls. In addition, he explains how BySoft 7's PartID helps in the bending process. From the FABTECH 2013 show floor.
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Trumpf introduces its TruBend 7036 Cell Edition on the FABTECH 2013 show floor.
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Lincoln Electric's North American president, George Blankenship, explains how the two new purchases fit into the company's current product offerings. From the FABTECH 2013 show floor.
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CAD MicroSolutions presented the launch of SolidWorks 2014 to a room full of customers and also announced it would be representing electronics PCB design software from Altium across Canada. Darren Gornall, CAD MicroSolutions president, talks about the support his company provides for customers and provides an example of productivity gains that can be achieved. Chris Watkinson, managing director, explains some of the key the benefits of SolidWorks 2014, including SolidWorks Electrical, and introduces the Altium platform and how it fits into the product design process.
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SKF has opened the latest addition to its global network of SKF Solution Factory facilities in Toronto, and Manufacturing AUTOMATION was there. Get the details here.
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The connected enterprise and industrial control system security were two of the major themes at Rockwell Automation’s annual Automation Perspectives media event on November 12, which preceded the company’s Automation Fair conference and tradeshow. More than 100 media from 25 countries gathered in Houston for the event, and Manufacturing AUTOMATION was there. Get the highlights here. 
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Skills/Compétences Canada launched National Skilled Trades and Technology Week at Centennial College on November 5, encouraging youth to consider careers in skilled trades and technology. Manufacturing AUTOMATION was there to capture the excitement. Here are some of the highlights.
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MTConnect has made great strides in the past year, and those changes were highlighted at Mazak's Discover 2013 event. Mazak's Neil Desrosiers explains.
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James Janeteas, president of Cimetrix Solutions, leaders in 3D printing in Canada, talks about the hype surrounding additive manufacturing, and the opportunities available to manufacturers today.
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Renishaw Canada demonstrates how it can adjust tool wear offsets on the go with its Equator flexible gauge, Mazak CNC and Fanuc robot in a fully automated cell.
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Shelley Automation recently hosted a Tech Expo showcasing the latest automation and motion control technologies from its manufacturing partners. Here are some of the highlights.
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Ontario’s former Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Sandra Pupatello, kicked off the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show talking about the essential role that manufacturing plays in establishing the economic well-being and health of a country. Take a look at some of the highlights from her keynote address.
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Davis Controls celebrates 80 years in Canada this year. Manufacturing AUTOMATION talked to company president Neil Montgomery about the company's key to success. Here's what he had to say.
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Festo’s bionic flight model, the SmartBird, took to the air for the first time in Canada at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show this week, and Manufacturing AUTOMATION was there. Watch the company demonstrate how nature provides new inspiration for advanced automation technology.  
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Avigilon, a Vancouver-based designer and manufacturer of high-definition video surveillance solutions, had a choice: manufacture in China or keep it close to home. For Avigilon, the choice was clear. Check out how a made-in-Canada policy helped this manufacturer grow. To read more about Avigilon's local manufacturing strategy, click here to check out the article in the September 2013 issue of Manufacturing AUTOMATION.  
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Editor Mary Del Ciancio returns from maternity leave and shares some of the latest news on the manufacturing industry's outlook, including a sneak peak into the results of our 2013 Canadian Manufacturing Study, which is the cover story for our October 2013 issue.
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  With the arrival of the latest generation of KSB’s Movitec pumps, KSB Canada has widened its portfolio of small size centrifugal pumps. The 2013 Movitec series feature optimized laser welded hydraulics.
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  Fast oscilloscopes offer a window into the complex behavior of high-speed systems – the faster the oscilloscope, the faster and more complex things can be designed and built. The 100 GHz bandwidth limit for real-time oscilloscopes is a speed previously thought unattainable and represents a milestone in instrument performance, but this demonstration by Teledyne LeCroy shows it can be achieved.  
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