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Cobots by UR Help Manufacturers to Overcome the Labour Shortage

February 6, 2023 Universal Robots (UR) is on the cutting edge with its industrial automation solutions, particularly collaborative robot arms (or “cobots”), which are available from Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. A major benefit of UR cobots is their ability to fill urgent labour gaps, especially during the current international labour crisis. With worldwide industry handicapped by…

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Eplan Partner Network: Maximum Customer Benefits for the Digital Transformation

February 6, 2023 The Eplan Partner Network was founded over two years ago and around sixty companies have joined in the meantime. Strategic partners such as Phoenix Contact, Siemens and Rockwell Automation, plus technology partners – including ABB, Lapp Kabel, Wago and Weidmüller – come together under one guiding principle: providing the highest degree of…

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Ontario Launches Hydrogen Innovation Fund

Program will kickstart opportunities for hydrogen to contribute to Ontario’s clean electricity grid February 6, 2023 The Ontario government is establishing a Hydrogen Innovation Fund that will invest $15 million over the next three years to kickstart and develop opportunities for hydrogen to be integrated into Ontario’s clean electricity system, including hydrogen electricity storage. This…

AutomationDirect Voted “Best of Forsyth” for Fourth Year

February 6, 2023 Every year, our local newspaper, Forsyth County News, conducts their Readers’ Choice “Best of Forsyth” contest to decide the favorite businesses, groups and professionals in Forsyth County amongst the community. The 2023 contest included 310 categories celebrated with 2,000 business nominations, 14,500 nominations and 336,000 votes from the community to select the winners….

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Executive Director Meets with Senior Government Leaders in US and Canada

February 6, 2023 IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol was in Washington and Ottawa this week for series of high-level discussions with a range of US and Canadian government leaders on major energy and climate issues. In Washington, Dr Birol met with senior figures including US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen and Deputy Secretary of…

Nidec Completes the Acquisition of the Shares of Italian Machine Tool Manufacturer PAMA and its Affiliates

Nidec Completes the Acquisition of the Shares of Italian Machine Tool Manufacturer PAMA and its Affiliates

Nidec Corporation recently announced that, in accordance with its November 30, 2022 press release, “Nidec to Execute a Share Transfer Agreement on Italian Machine Tool Manufacturer PAMA and Its Affiliates,” it has completed the acquisition of all the shares of PAMA S.p.A (“PAMA”) on February 1, 2023. Accordingly, PAMA will become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company as outlined below together with Nidec’s business strategy going forward.

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Allied Electronics & Automation Offers the Largest Selection of Industrial Control Solutions in North America

February 1, 2023 Thanks to the recent addition of ILME, Mencom, Joslyn Clark, and SCHNEEBERGER, Allied’s industrial control product portfolio offers well more than 197,000 solutions optimized for ICS applications in multiple markets. Allied Electronics & Automation, a trading brand of RS Group plc (LSE: RS1), a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions,…

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Siemens Canada Industrial Webinar Series

Siemens Canada Digital Industries is excited to bring you a series of webinars related to our industrial technology solution portfolio February 1, 2023 Webinars Available Soon Flexible, versatile solutions with SIMATIC Automation Controllers for distributed and PC-based applications With PC-based automation, you can implement applications and solutions that far exceed the functions of a classic…

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Dynamic Start to the New Year for Endress+Hauser

Endress+Hauser records strong sales growth in 2022 and looks ahead with confidence February 1, 2023 Endress+Hauser is heading into its special anniversary year with momentum. In 2022 the measurement and automation technology specialist increased consolidated sales by almost 17 percent to more than 3.3 billion euros. Nearly 16,000 people are employed worldwide by the Group….

Humber College Receives $30 Million Gift from the Barrett Family Foundation
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Humber College Receives $30 Million Gift from the Barrett Family Foundation

January 27, 2023 Humber College is the recipient of a $30 million gift from the Barrett Family Foundation, marking the largest single donation made to an Ontario college. Combined with their donations to Humber’s Unlimited Campaign, the Barrett Family Foundation has given a total of $42 million, making their donation the largest in Canadian college history….

Ontario Modernizing Computer Studies and Tech-Ed Curriculum to Ensure Students Are Prepared for the Jobs of the Future
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Ontario Modernizing Computer Studies and Tech-Ed Curriculum to Ensure Students Are Prepared for the Jobs of the Future

New curriculum to focus on life and job skills to prepare for jobs of the future January 25, 2023 To prepare students for the jobs of the future, the Ontario government is updating high school courses in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM), including learning related to the skilled trades to ensure students have the cutting-edge…

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Ontario Innovation Takes Centre Stage During Trade Mission to the United States

Province-led delegation promotes Ontario as North America’s second largest IT cluster January 25, 2023 Ontario innovation takes centre stage during trade mission to the United States. The Ontario government has concluded a successful trade mission to the United States to promote the province’s flourishing automotive, technology and life sciences sectors and attract new investment opportunities….

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HELUKABEL Group Builds New Facility for Automation Cable Solutions

January 23, 2023 The HELUKABEL Group, a global cable system solutions provider, announced it is going to build a new facility in Haan, Germany that will house its robotic dress pack and drag chain system subsidiaries under one roof. The new building will also serve as the headquarters of HELUKABEL’s Rhine-Ruhr sales branch, and is…

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Allied Electronics & Automation Offers Phoenix Contact’s New XTV Terminal Blocks With Push-X Direct Connection Technology

January 19, 2023 Allied Electronics & Automation, a trading brand of RS Group plc (LSE: RS1), a global omni-channel provider of product and service solutions, is proud to offer Phoenix Contact’s new XTV terminal blocks with Push-X connection technology. The new XTV terminal blocks are the first products on the market to incorporate Phoenix Contact’s…