Mechatronics Canada

November 12, 2021

 

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Schneider Electric Canada has announced a new partnership with OptiMach, a Quebec-based robotics company. The partnership will support both organizations in expaning their operational commitments, enabling OptiMach to provide customers with automated and robotic solutions tailored to their exact needs. The partnership will serve small to large manufacturing industries across the Quebec and north New Brunswick markets, with a focus on food processing, wood mill production and transformation, packing and custom-made solutions. 

“Schneider Electric is committed to creating a more sustainable future, and industrial automation plays a key role in enabling that transformation,” says Luc Chagnon, National Director OEM Sales, Schneider Electric Canada. “We’re honoured to partner with OptiMach, an industry leader in Quebec and New Brunswick, to further support this growing market. This partnership is a natural fit and will allow Schneider Electric to expand our presence in these markets, as well as support OptiMach in providing its customers with industry-leading products and superior customer service.” 

OptiMach utilizes robotics and technology to advance efficiency in manufacturing, transformation and production sectors. Leveraging robotics along with digital technology means a higher quality of outputs, increased efficiency, and a better bottom line. In the era of COVID-19, robotics and digitalization promise a seamless transition to more contact-less interactions in factory settings. By partnering with Schneider Electric, OptiMach will be able to increase its reach and market share and provide invaluable industry insight to its customers. 

“We’re excited about this promising partnership, as it means a great deal for technological expansion and innovation within Canada and Quebec,” says Francis Pelletier, OptiMach President. “We needed a partner whose solutions would integrate seamlessly within our existing portfolio, and Schneider Electric fit the bill. Schneider’s proven experience and network is invaluable as we look to breakdown the common misconceptions surrounding robotized solutions and help more businesses across Canada improve their operations.”  

The partnership will see Schneider Electric provide a range of solutions to OptiMach, including motion, robots, automation, control, and advisor software. By providing efficient, adaptable and reliable solutions to its customers, OptiMach can strengthen their presence in the market and differentiate themselves from their competition.  

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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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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.

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