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MC Announces Second Commercial Sale of Space Robotics Technology to Axiom 1 400x275

MDA Ltd., a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly expanding global space industry, recently announced the second commercial sale of its products derived from Canadarm3 technology to Axiom Space. 

 

 

MC Digi Keys Stacy Hartmann Receives 2022 Woen in Supply and Demand Chain Executives 1 400x275

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world's largest selection of electronic components and automation products in stock for immediate shipment, is proud to announce that Stacy Hartmann, director of global customer support for Digi-Key, was named one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2022 Women in Supply Chain. 

 

 

MC Guidance Automation Becomes First UK Reseller of OTTO Motors 1 400x275

Guidance Automation, an award-winning pioneer in guidance, navigation and control technologies, recently announced that it has become the first reseller of OTTO Motors’ autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) in the United Kingdom. 

 

 

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The Ontario government is working for workers by investing an additional $90 million in the Skills Development Fund (SDF) to support innovative training projects that upskill workers and jobseekers, preparing them for meaningful careers in their communities.

 

 

MC Proax Technologies We Automate 1 400x275

Proax Technologies Ltd. Is pleased to announce the launch of its new slogan; WeAutomate. After extensive deliberation, this decision was made to reflect the changing nature of the automation and distribution industry and to better serve clients in the following technical sectors: Industrial Controls, Motion Control, Machine Safety, Pneumatics, Mechanical Solutions and Automation & Robotics

 

MC Siemens A Techology Leader in Canada for 100 Years 1 400x275

When global companies invest in Canada, they invest for the long haul. That’s the case with technology company Siemens, which established its Canadian operations more than a century ago. Today, Siemens Canada has 24 offices and manufacturing facilities across the country, including its headquarters in Oakville, Ontario. 

 

 

MC The PILZ Group and Pintsch Enter into a Development Partnership 1 400x275

The automation company PILZ and the expert in safe rail infrastructure, Pintsch, are to enter into a long-term development partnership. In future, the companies will work together to develop solutions for the digitization of the rail infrastructure. New, innovative solutions will emerge from the combination of industry-proven control solutions from PILZ and the safety-related rail expertise of Pintsch.

 

 

MC The Future of Automation Digital Sustainable Efficient Welcome to German Technology Day 1 400x275

German Technology Day is expected to be even bigger and better this year. Fifteen prominent companies with expertise in automation and advanced manufacturing will host Canada's fourth series of German Technology Days on October 20, 2022 at Humber College, Toronto, and on November 3, 2022 at Plaza Centre-Ville in Montreal. These companies are located in Canada with headquarters in Germany.

 

 

MC ABB Rebrands Autonomous Mobile Robot Portfolio 1 400x275

ABB has launched its first range of rebranded Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) following its acquisition of mobile robot leader ASTI Mobile Robotics in 2021. Since adding AMRs to its portfolio, ABB is the only company with a comprehensive and integrated offering of robots, AMRs and machine automation solutions.

 

 

MC ABB Survey Reveals Re Industrialization at Risk from Global Education Gap in Automation 1 400x275

A global ABB survey has revealed a growing trend in US and European businesses towards re-shoring or nearshoring operations to build resilience in the face of global challenges – but at the same time, a significant education gap in the skills necessary for these strategies to succeed.

 


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MC Why Manufacturing Career Opportunities Will Soon Be Booming 1 400x275

A common misconception surrounds manufacturing today: the idea that introducing robotics and other automation equipment into the picture will rapidly dry up the industry’s career opportunities. In fact, automation does the opposite – by creating even MORE demand for human intelligence and ingenuity.

Building and maintaining the factory of the future requires capable individuals who enjoy solving problems and thrive on novelty. While the humdrum jobs of the past may be in short supply as they get transferred to robots, the installing, troubleshooting, and innovating tasks — essentially, the exciting ones — will be desperately in need of takers.

Furthermore, these jobs tend to be safer, pay better, and offer more opportunities for growth. Read on to find out how you can use your skills to thrive in today’s manufacturing job market.

 Have you ever wondered what it’s like to build the factory of the future? From fully autonomous mobile robots to human-like machine vision systems, the things that used to be “science fiction” are now real. What’s more, You can be working alongside them.

It’s obvious that opportunity will be knocking loudly at the door of anyone with a degree in engineering. But did you know that the automation industry also needs people who aren’t engineers? In fact, one of the job titles that’s poised to grow exponentially is automation technician, which you can do with just an associate degree or even a high school diploma.

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MC SEW EURODRIVE MOVI C Modular Automation System 1 400x275

MOVI-C ®, the modular automation system for all-in-one solutions from a single source

MOVI-C ® is the all-in-one solution for automation tasks. Whether you want to implement standards-based single-axis or multi-axis applications, particularly complex motion control applications or customized automation solutions, MOVI-C ® can help you do all that and give you the scope to achieve optimum automation for new projects.

Your benefits: MOVI-C ® is the all-in-one modular automation system from SEW EURODRIVE. This end-to-end solution from a single manufacturer covers all your needs – planning, commissioning, operation and diagnostics software, electronic control and monitoring devices, mechanical drives and gearmotors. There is only one place you must go to for all the automation components you need. Naturally, all components can be fully integrated into all automation concepts, fieldbus topologies and network standards. You have complete freedom when it comes to the communication topology, as MOVI-C ® harnesses all communication advantages – from PROFIBUS and Industrial Ethernet to Modbus and, in the future, OPC UA.

MOVI-C ® offers automation and a whole range of benefits from a single source – specifically, a company that is both an automation specialist and a manufacturer.

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