Industry Update

Kuka Robotics arch welding 2 R270 Sailer 004 RT8

December 21, 2016

KUKA Canada is once again offering its KUKA Canada College in 2017. Courses will be offered in January, February and March.

Read more: KUKA's school of robotics

Automotive manufacturing

December 20, 2016

As Ontario's energy costs continue to rise, more manufacturers are looking outside of the province to invest according to the Coalition of Concerned Manufacturers of Ontario.

Read more: Ontario's energy costs driving manufacturers out

TAH's high speed robotic cladding system at NRC in BC

December 20, 2016

A Canadian firm with an innovative high speed robotic weld cladding process has received a Japanese patent and is on its way to obtaining a European patent to expand the use of the process around the globe.

Read more: Canadian firm expands high speed robotic cladding technology

Renishaw additive 1

December 20, 2016

A British group is hoping that additive technology from Renishaw will help it to win the America's Cup, the oldest international trophy in sport, started in the UK but never won by a British team.

Read more: Renishaw's additive technology and America's Cup

TRUMPF opens tech site in Silicon Valley

December 19, 2016

TRUMPF has opened a new technology and laser centre in Santa Clara, CA. The company says its location in Silicon Valley puts the laboratory close to key customers and partners from sectors such as consumer electronics and e-mobility.

Read more: TRUMPF opens technology site in Silicon Valley

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December 8, 2016

Alberta and Saskatchewan expected to grow, albeit at a slow pace in 2017; Quebec seeing economic momentum

Read more: Western Canada easing out of economic doldrums: Report

TM Robotics six axis robot

December 7, 2016

A-Tech Instruments, with operations in Toronto and Montreal, has partnered with TM Robotics and Toshiba Machine to sell and support Toshiba Machine robots in Canada, coast to coast.

Read more: Canadian firm to sell Toshiba industrial robots in Canada

Matt Seessle joins Haimer in Canada

December 6, 2016

Haimer USA is expanding its sales and service support in Canada with the appointment of Matt Seesle, who has joined the company as the dedicated Canadian applications sales specialist.

Read more: Haimer expands Canadian sales, service

MTM Automation and Aerospace

December 5, 2016


MTM Automation and Aerospace, a manufacturer based in Guelph, ON, is getting financial help from the Ontario government to support a project valued at $1.75 million expected to be completed by 2018.

Read more: Ontario manufacturer gets financial boost from provincial government

Zeiss Industrial Metrology opens car body inspection facility

December 3, 2016

Zeiss Industrial Metrology has opened a new facility in Wixom, MI, dedicated to the latest developments for the process chain in car body metrology and automated inspection.

Read more: Zeiss sets sights on car body metrology, automation

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