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Automate Canada: A Year in Review

Reflecting on 2023 As we approach the end of 2023, it’s a time for reflection on our achievements over the past year and setting our…

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Sustainability through technology

Keeping operations as lean as possible and driving efficient growth are natural responses to recent economic pressures and ongoing supply chain disruptions. Those can’t be…

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3 ways to apply AI and machine learning in engineering and manufacturing

Applying AI in engineering and manufacturing may be able to streamline product development. PHOTO: Getty Images Artificial intelligence (AI) has dramatically changed many industries, including…

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Northstar announces execution of term sheet for $8.75M in debt with BDC

Proceeds from the BDC Financing will be used for the development and construction of the Company’s planned asphalt shingle reprocessing facility in Calgary, Alberta. VANCOUVER…

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Freeland says production subsidies for Volkswagen will be tax free, similar to the U.S.

She said her government would change current tax legislation to make the subsidies tax-free. Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Jun. 14 that the federal…

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Why data-driven manufacturers have all the answers with centralized ERP analytics

One of the most achievable and successful ways for manufacturers to become data driven and exploit the business intelligence residing in their organizations is by…

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Trade shows proving to be fertile ground for prospecting York Region

Regional municipalities will need to compete against U.S. states and other industries for top-end talent in the manufacturing sector, and York Region’s Jonathan Wheatle believes…

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$2M boost: Novarc Technologies gains Canadian government backing to market welding robots worldwide

The Government of Canada is offering $2,065,000 in funding to Novarc Technologies, a North Vancouver-based full-stack robotics company, to help it market welding robots worldwide….

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Xaba and Lockheed Martin team up to test cognitive autonomous robots in airframe manufacturing

Xaba, developers of AI-driven robotics and CNC machine controller, and Lockheed Martin recently collaborated to evaluate the automation of crucial manufacturing operations using the global…

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IIC updates its Industry Internet of Things Security Framework

The Industry IoT Consortium (IIC) has updated its Industry Internet of Things Security Framework (IISF), initially published as Industrial Internet Security Framework. According to IIC, this foundational document…

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