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Canadian auto production hit hard by chip shortage

Supply chain issues disproportionately effecting Canada’s few assembly facilities.

October 13, 2021  
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Fed foresees a potential rate hike as soon as next year

US, Canada and Australia central banks easing off bond purchases as economy improves.

September 22, 2021  
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Linear Stepper Stages

H2W’s LSS-031-04-011-MEA features integrated linear encoder and advanced electronics package.

September 15, 2021  
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Integrated Spindle Drive Motor

JVL A/S ServoStep line addition features absolute multi-turn encoder.

September 1, 2021  
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The power of predictive maintenance

Predictive strategy cuts maintenance costs, reduces unplanned downtime and enhances worker safety.

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U.S. factory production rebounds at fastest pace in 4 months

Gain in factory output double that expected for July, but economists warn coming months may be hampered by supply chain issues.

August 18, 2021  
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Canadian auto parts suppliers warn of more supply issues

Semiconductor shortage worse than expected and could be around for some time, companies say.

August 16, 2021  
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NGen funding boosts Canadian automotive technology projects

Industry-led not-for-profit singles out three advanced manufacturing initiatives to share in $11M investment.

July 28, 2021  
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Motion Controller

ETEL’s UltimET Advanced designed for electronics and automation applications.

June 16, 2021  
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Stellantis, Foxconn team up to make cars more connected

4th-largest automaker says tie up “will mark the next great evolution of our industry.”

May 19, 2021  
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Magna plans to expand manufacturing in North America to focus on EVs

Auto parts company expects its electrified powertrain business to double by 2027.

April 13, 2021  
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ElectraMeccanica to establish U.S. operations in Arizona

B.C.-based EV maker’s Greater Phoenix location to house U.S.-based assembly and engineering technical center.

March 17, 2021  
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Safety Encoder

TWK TRK38 safety encoder line carries ATEX and SIL2/PLd certifications.

March 16, 2021  
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Cable management systems built to last

igus plastic E4-1 and E2 micro e-chains guaranteed to last 36 months.

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Biden orders a review of US supply chains for vital goods

Executive order to lessen U.S. reliance on imports of advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors.

February 24, 2021  
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MDA selected to supply satellite antennas for Telesat Lightspeed

Space engineering firm to combine 3D printing with automated assembly at Quebec facility.

February 22, 2021  
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Breakthrough improves 3D printability of copper

Uppsala University, Graphmatech graphene-based solution reduces reflectivity of challenging metal.

February 22, 2021  
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Five Trends to Watch at CES

Disinfecting robots and ‘AI-infused’ cars among top tech trends at this year’s all digital Consumer Electronics Show.

January 12, 2021  
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Magna launches forward-facing camera driver assistance system

Auto supplier’s fifth-generation “one-box” system incorporates Mobileye’s EyeQ5 system-on-chip (SoC) image-processing technology.

November 25, 2020  
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US manufacturing activity hits highest levels in two years

Institute for Supply Management index shows strong growth in 15 of 18 industries for October.

November 4, 2020  
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Electric Cylinder

Festo’s EPCE cylinder integrates servo drive, controller and two control options.

October 28, 2020  
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Magna appoints new CEO

Mechanical engineer, Seetarama Kotagiri, to take the helm of auto parts supplier in new year.

October 20, 2020  
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Linear Transducers

Balluff redundant linear position sensors now available with SSI and Start/Stop.

October 12, 2020  
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What’s new in Solid Edge 2021

Siemens emphasizes flexibility in software implementation, procurement and functionality with launch of Solid Edge 2021.

October 12, 2020  
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The Soft Option

Siemens emphasizes flexibility in software implementation, procurement and functionality with launch of Solid Edge 2021.

October 12, 2020  
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Sensors and Transmitter Probes

ProSense sensors and transmitter probes designed for applications where corrosion and product contamination are factors.

October 7, 2020  
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Canada’s 2020 James Dyson Award winner announced

UBC engineering team’s sensored IV catheter takes Canada’s top spot in national design contest.

September 16, 2020  
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Siemens, VSI Labs partner to advance autonomous vehicle development

Automation giant to validate equivalence of its digital twin technology and physical testing.

September 14, 2020  
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Researchers develop first controllable “walking” micro-robots

Legs on Cornell University’s micron-scale automatons powered by laser light.

August 26, 2020  
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UWindsor researchers score funding to design next-gen EV motor

Engineers look to create lighter, higher efficiency AC induction motor to improve range, performance.

August 18, 2020  
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3D Printing for Electrical Enclosures

Electronics Enclosures in 2021 In this session, Designfusion’s Trevor

August 17, 2020  
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Polytechnique Montréal launches program for sustainable electronics and eco-design

CREATE SEED initiative unites 20 universities to research ways to address e-waste.

August 5, 2020