Panel Builder System Integrator

EMC

 

Al Diggins, Chair, Treasurer and General Manager of Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC), could not be more pleased with the results of a two-year program designed to help Northern Ontario manufacturers enhance their productivity, competitiveness and business management capacity.

 

 

 

Beckhoff

 

Beckhoff Automation will highlight the latest smart factory hardware, software, EtherCAT and TSN networking solutions, plus an integrated PC- and EtherCAT-based CNC platform at the inaugural Hannover Messe USA 2018 trade show in Chicago. The event, which is collocated with the long-running IMTS trade show, will run from September 10 – 15, 2018...

 

 

PILZ

 

As a world leader in Safety Automation, we appoint Systematic Fluid Power Ltd. to be our new distribution partner for the South-Western Ontario region.

 

 

JMP Solutions

 

JMP Solutions today announced that it is being named as one of this year’s Best Workplaces™ in Canada for medium-sized companies given by the Great Place to Work® Institute. JMP has been a certified Great Place to Work® now for six years in a row.

 

 

 

Beckhoff

 

Beckhoff Automation is pleased to announce the promotion of Calvin Wallace to the managing director position of Beckhoff Canada (Beckhoff Automation Ltd.). Wallace takes over the leadership role previously held by Joe Ottenhof, who is retiring, but will remain with the company on the board of directors.

 

 

JMP Solutions

 

If you keep customer service in focus all the time, you will not only meet your customers’ business objectives, but also drive project success. Large industrial automation capital expense projects are complex and can expand outside of the four walls of a facility and across an enterprise. 

 

 

Pepperl+Fuchs

 

In a world of connected plants and machines that communicate with each other, fast data connections are needed to make such scenarios possible in the first place. The coming 5G mobile communication generation is of critical importance, because present communications standards cannot fulfill the requirements of industrial applications.

 

 

IHS Markit Canada

 

Canadian manufacturers recorded robust rises in output, new orders and employment during July, thereby signalling another marked improvement in overall business conditions across the sector. However, the latest survey also signalled a steep and accelerated rise in prices charged by manufacturing firms, which was widely linked to the impact of U.S. trade tariffs on steel and aluminium.

 

 

ISA

 

The International Society of Automation and The Open Group have agreed to a liaison Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate cooperation in advancing and harmonizing the development of a multivendor, interoperable, secure control architecture for application across the process industries. Activities will include sharing of best practices, document review and joint forums.

 

 

Proax Technologies

 

Proax is pleased to announce that we’ve become Canada’s first and only SMC Elite Distributor. This is an exclusive status with only 10 Elite Distributors in North America. SMC has established requirements for its distributors and the Elite level is at the top. 

 

 

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Peers & Profiles

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Hannover Messe 2018

German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mexican President Peña Nieto set the tone on day one of the HANNOVER MESSE/CeMAT double-header. Asked to shake hands with a robot, they both went for the more casual fist bump – a symbol for the relaxed, natural interaction of humans with digitization, robots and machine learning.

"Technology is not about competing with us humans; it's about assisting us. That is the core message conveyed by this trade fair, which has again underscored Hannover's reputation as a global hotspot for the digital transformation of industry," said Dr. Jochen Köckler, Chairman of the Managing Board at Deutsche Messe, at the close of HANNOVER MESSE and CeMAT. 

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ATS AutomationATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (TSX: ATA) ("ATS" or the "Company") an industry-leading automation solutions provider, today announced the receipt of new enterprise Order Bookings from Bruce Power valued at approximately CAD $60 million. ATS was selected by Bruce Power to design and deliver innovative automated reactor component removal tools for their Major Component Replacement (MCR) project. ATS' solutions will enable Bruce Power to safely and efficiently remove and replace each reactor's 480 fuel channels and calandria tubes to update the reactors for continued safe and long service.

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CSAAs the industrial and manufacturing sectors continue the shift from centralized to decentralized operations, the world of production as we know it will change completely. This new era, commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0, is characterized by—smart manufacturing processes where a plethora of intelligent machines, systems, and networks independently exchange and respond to information to manage production. When it comes to industrial control systems, cybersecurity evaluation becomes a necessary extension of functional safety.

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