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A Guide to Mechatronics – Part 1: Introduction & Fundamentals

June 17, 2024 Mechatronics is a pivotal field that integrates mechanics, electronics, and computing, creating intelligent, adaptable, and versatile systems. It combines mechanical engineering precision, electronic control, and computer decision-making to innovate products and solutions. This interdisciplinary approach represents a shift from traditional engineering to a holistic method, leveraging each field’s strengths for efficient and…

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Ontario Lands Major Nuclear Agreements Abroad; Creates Jobs at Home

June 13, 2024 Agreements will create jobs for province’s nuclear workers and support economic growth The Ontario Government announced the completion of the first phase of site preparation for Ontario’s first Small Modular Reactor (SMR), the first in the G7, being built at Darlington. In addition, the government announced the successful completion of trade missions…

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Siemens to Demonstrate the Path to “Empowering The Digital Machine Shop” at IMTS 2024, Booth 133249

June 12, 2024 Bringing together a number of its hardware automation, digitalization software and services, Siemens will present the new path towards digitalization for machine tool users and machine builders At the upcoming IMTS 2024 in Chicago, September 9–14, Siemens will present its extensive machine tool CNC portfolio and digitalization software technology, highlighted by the…

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New Cooling Solution Uses Water for Single Phase Direct Liquid Cooling: Rittal Develops Megawatt Cooling for AI

June 12, 2024 Artificial intelligence (AI) promises revolutionary benefits. Is the IT infrastructure ready? Data centre operators are breaking new technological ground with their technology partners. Rittal now presents a new cooling solution that delivers over 1 megawatt of cooling output and paves the way for AI. This is because the demand for computing power…

Beckhoff Boosts Analog I/O Flexibility with New Multifunctional Terminal
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Beckhoff Boosts Analog I/O Flexibility with New Multifunctional Terminal

June 12, 2024 The EL4374 EtherCAT Terminal offers a powerful and parameterizable combined input/output for 10 V/20 mA signals With the EL4374 EtherCAT Terminal, Beckhoff introduces a powerful analog I/O module to increase system flexibility and simplify parts management. The EL4374 is a multipurpose, combined input/output for -10/0 to +10 V or -20/0/+4 to +20…

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Blue e+ Fan-and-Filter Unit: More Power for Your Enclosure Cooling

June 12, 2024 Rittal Blue e+ fan-and-filter units help you to achieve your climate goals while at the same time reducing your energy costs. The 40% greater air throughput of the new fan-and-filter unit with pleated filter – compared to a chopped-fibre filter – is unrivalled by any other unit on the market. You benefit from an enclosure cooling solution which…

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IEC 62443: Ewon® Remote Solutions from HMS Networks Strengthens Security

June 12, 2024 The Ewon® remote solutions from HMS Networks have always prioritized security. Recently, the Ewon Cosy+, a solution for remote access, was assessed against IEC 62443-4-2 criteria by NVISO, a globally recognized cybersecurity expert, for cybersecurity. As the industry evolves, so do the standards of excellence, with IEC 62443 emerging as the benchmark…

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Emerson’s New Laser Welder Automates Assembly of Small Plastic Parts with Complex Geometries

June 12, 2024 Branson GLX-1 platform offers automation-friendly solution for clean, vibration-free welding that supports closed-loop product recycling Emerson has announced its new Branson™ GLX-1 Laser Welder, which offers users flexibility to meet the growing demand for joining small, complex or delicate plastic components and assemblies. Its small footprint and modular design make it compatible for…

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Festo Adding Production of Multilayer Manifolds for Medical Technology, Lab Automation

June 11, 2024 Festo is expanding its portfolio to include manufacturing multilayer manifolds Festo is expanding its portfolio to include manufacturing multilayer manifolds made of plastic to be able to offer manufacturers of medical and laboratory equipment complete microfluidic solutions from a single source. Festo is taking over the production systems and processes for manufacturing…

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Ontario Celebrates $93 Million Boost to Oxford County Manufacturing

June 11, 2024 Expansion projects by four companies will create 187 new jobs The Ontario government is welcoming $93 million in new investments from four Oxford County companies, creating 187 new, good-paying jobs across the region. “Oxford County has a long history of manufacturing excellence, and thanks to continued investments in the region, that legacy…

Ensure Food Safety With Clean Compressed Air
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Ensure Food Safety With Clean Compressed Air

June 11, 2024 Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), which fall under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), stipulate the cleanability and cross-contamination standards that food processing plants must follow, ensuring food is safe for consumption. One easy way to meet cGMP and FSMA guidelines is to upgrade your pneumatic systems with proper air filtration systems….

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Ontario and Illinois Sign Agreement to Boost Trade and Investment

June 11, 2024 New agreement identifies key sectors for cooperation to help rebuild Ontario’s economy Ontario and Illinois finalized a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote increased trade, attract investment and foster ongoing collaboration across key sectors such as automotive, agriculture, energy and advanced manufacturing. The MOU was signed by Premier Doug Ford and…

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AI Upgrade to ABB Energy Management System Optimizes Industrial Energy Efficiency

June 11, 2024 ABB launches ABB Ability™ OPTIMAX® 6.4, the latest version of its flagship digital energy management and optimization system, to provide coordinated control of multiple industrial assets and processes, for improved energy efficiency, to reduce emissions and support decarbonization. The performance and usability upgrades to OPTIMAX include an AI module for improved forecasting of load…

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Ontario Investing $40 Million in Life Sciences Sector

June 5, 2024 Funding announced at world’s largest Biotech conference will boost homegrown innovation The Ontario government is investing $40 million from the Venture Ontario Fund, dedicated to helping Ontario life sciences companies and biomanufacturers innovate, grow and compete in global markets. This new funding will help the province’s researchers and companies develop innovative life-saving…

Discover the Future of Manufacturing at Guillevin International’s 2024 AUTOMATION EXPO! 
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Discover the Future of Manufacturing at Guillevin International’s 2024 AUTOMATION EXPO! 

June 5, 2024 Guillevin’s 2024 AUTOMATION EXPO & E-COMMERCE SUMMER SALE June 19th Mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 19th, because you won’t want to miss this groundbreaking event hosted by Guillevin International! 🚀 Join Guillevin and be part of an extraordinary occasion where they bring together the world’s leading manufacturing businesses to showcase the…

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Guillevin International – Grand Automation Tradeshow 2023

June 5, 2024 Making Automation Great Again! Exceeded over 330 attendees Guillevin ad their customers had one of the best events that have been displayed since before COVID! If you want to be apart of the next one make sure you let them know and contact Muzen Zurar at muzen.zurar@guillevin.com trust him when he says…