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The market for automobiles today is placing greater demand on the experience inside the vehicle, rather than simply the ability to get from Point A to Point B. Manufacturers are responding by incorporating expensive technologies to connect cars to the internet, and this is creating a need to cut costs in other ways.

 

 

 

You’re redesigning a piece of machinery or implementing a new manufacturing line, and you need to select a safety control system to monitor all of your safeguarding devices. How do you choose the right controller?

 

 

 

 

When I talk to our customers, I do so with that experience and mindset. If we don’t deliver – we lose. Maybe not immediately, but eventually. It’s as simple as that. I just lived through a great example of this. Every morning I use our blender. One of the parts broke, and the manufacturer made it quite difficult and cumbersome to get a replacement.

 

 

 

Imaginations are running wild to transform what’s possible in industrial operations. And it’s all thanks to the merging of operational technology (OT) systems with IT systems to create connected, information-driven operations.

 

 

 

ASEAN sensormarket 400The market for safety sensors and switches in ASEAN countries is likely to grow by more than 8%, yearly, in 2019.

 

 

 

 

Mica data transmission 400The threat posed by cyber-attacks is highly problematic in the face of old systems and their data connections which lack their own protection mechanisms. This is where HARTING comes in with its MICA Edge Computer.

 

 

 

For almost a half a century Canal Marine & Industrial of St Catharines, Ontario has provided electrical design, engineering and services around the clock to the merchant marine, naval and coastguard fleets in Canada and the rest of the World. In recent years, Canal has become a leader in the design and supply of marine hybrid power and propulsion systems.

 

 

 

When a professional hockey player chooses his equipment, he doesn’t usually buy all of the items from just one manufacturer. He may, for example, choose a hockey stick from one company, skates from another and a helmet from a third. This is because the player has looked at all of the options and chosen the best equipment to get his best results.

 

 

 

Food & Beverage is one of the fastest changing industries in business today. Consumers are demanding products that can be more difficult to process, and companies need to respond with safe, quality goods that are not going to put off the buyer in terms of price. To stay ahead of their competition and contribute to the bottom line, companies must remain flexible and diligent in making sure their facility is clean in order to ensure food safety.

 

 

 

Rockwell MES aps 400Meeting customer demands for better, lighter and stronger metal products can be a lot to tackle without the right tools.

 

 

 

 

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One of Canada’s largest wastewater treatment plants at Annacis Island provides secondary treatment to approximately 175 billion litres of wastewater every year for over 1 million residents in 14 municipalities. After almost 20 years in operation, the variable frequency drives supporting the critical pumping systems for the primary treatment and secondary treatment facilities had to be replaced to ensure that the plant’s high operational availability and reliability will not be compromised in serving the plant, the surrounding municipalities and the environment. Metro Vancouver Regional District chose to deploy Rittal’s enclosure and power distribution solutions with E-plan software to efficiently support vital infrastructure improvements by reducing equipment replacement times and thereby minimizing risk to plant operations.


ABB Canada appoints Eric Deschenes as Country Managing Director and Head of Electrification business

Eric DeschenesABB Canada has appointed Eric Deschenes as Country Managing Director and Head of the Electrification business, effective January 1, 2020.

Prior to joining ABB in 2017 as Executive Vice President of the Electrification business, Deschenes was most recently North American Vice President of Mining, Minerals & Metals Segment at Schneider Electric. Having spent 15 years at Schneider Electric, he held several executive-level positions, including Vice President End User Sales and Infrastructure (energy) and Director Offer Marketing & Business Development (industry).

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Working Together for Cybersecurity – Digging Deeper with Mike Hutchings, Vice President, Rockwell Automation Canada

CybersecurityBy Owen Hurst

The rise of connectivity and connected devices has been a major focus and the driving factor behind advancing automation and control products and solutions. And while connectivity is a shining star in terms of creating efficiencies and growth, we are all aware of the darker side of connecting devices, namely the threat posed by nefarious individuals.

 

 

 

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Strategies for boosting the flexibility of packaging lines and managing SKU proliferation

Omron Packaging LinesConsumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers are under increasing pressure to add more product variety – more sizes, more flavors, more combo options, you name it. To retain the loyalty of customers, it’s essential for CPG companies to remain highly adaptable to the whims of the market while successfully managing the complexity of SKU proliferation.

To successfully compete in this environment, food and beverage manufacturers and other CPG companies are embracing flexible packaging strategies. Industrial flexible manufacturing can mean many things, but the overarching goal is to respond effectively to changing consumer needs and manage multiple related product types.

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