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Man wearing VR glasses in front of robotic arm
Industry News
Sep 14, 2021
The potential that smart factories have to completely transform our world cannot be understated.
Robotic arm carrying a Box
Industry News
Jul 13, 2021
“Winona” was facing a unique problem. She has been working as the Director of Sales and Operations of a local retail chain.
Man checking Robots
Industry News
Jul 12, 2021
Robots have been a fascination in our society, dominating pop culture through TV and movies for decades. But it’s likely that the general population is only vaguely aware of industrial robots and the global brands that manufacture them. 
Man holding controller
Industry News
Jul 05, 2021
Robots have been growing in use in the industrial world since the early 1970s. They’re continuing to be deployed and utilized within the industrial sector, but also increasingly in other sectors as 2021 continues.
woman on tablet with Robotics arm in background
Industry News
Jun 23, 2021
1. Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0
Man on tablet with trucks in background
Industry News
Jun 17, 2021
In recent years, we’ve grown accustomed to the integration of smart technologies into our everyday lives.
Industrial site with virtual links
Industry News
Jun 04, 2021
Keeping up with the technology changes in the manufacturing/industrial industry is important to stay relevant in your job/career.
self-driving AGV with forklift
Industry News
May 28, 2021
​Autonomous vehicles, once relegated to works of science fiction and, more recently, among the technologies that “weren’t quite there yet”, are a
solar panel manufacturing
Industry News
May 20, 2021
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, is constantly and rapidly evolving. New technological advancements in industrial smart factories seem to be happening all the time.
Robot arm holding chip
Industry News
May 11, 2021
To the general public, the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) is an aspect of science that lives on the periphery of our understanding.
Made in Canada stamp
Industry News
Feb 23, 2021
It is no secret that Canada’s economy is deeply rooted in the services and natural resources sectors. Nor is it a secret that until recently manufacturing has slowly ebbed away from domestic shores following the promise of cheaper labour abroad.
levels of automation
Industry News
Jan 07, 2021
As automation, artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics improve, it may be increasingly tempting to employ automatic means to accomplish industry goals. The degree to which a task is automated is referred to as levels of automation (LOA).
Smart factories integrate PLCs Robotics
Industry News
Nov 18, 2020
The beginning of this, the third decade of the new millennium, may have started out rather bleak, but it does not mean that things like innovation or advances in technology have come to a grinding halt.
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Industry News
Sep 17, 2020
As Covid-19 is brought under control, many people are anxious to get back to work.  While some may be able to work from home, it is important that safety measures are in place for those who must physically retur
technicians reviewing documentation
Industry News
Jul 24, 2020
In theatre, being a Triple Threat means that you can sing, dance, and act—that you have all the skills necessary to take on any role and succeed at it.  This term can be applied to manufacturing, as well, and re
3D printer
Industry News
Mar 31, 2020
Undoubtedly, the rise of new technologies, namely within the virtual reality (VT), augmented reality (AR) and augmented intelligence (AI) realms have changed the way consumers and businesses perceive the world around them, the world in which they
Drone flying by Jared Brashier on Unsplash
Industry News
Aug 27, 2019
Robots contribute to our world on both a large and small scale. The manufacturing industry is shaped by robotics technology and other industries are not far behind from the influence of robotics and AI.
Man cutting tree
Industry News
Jun 07, 2019
The PLCs market was valued at $396 US Million in 2017 and is expected to reach approximately $
illustration of workers in plant
Industry News
Feb 22, 2018
Manufacturing executives believe current workers lack sufficient skills. Read More.