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Technician checking the welding on the production line
Industry News
Aug 18, 2023
Unless you’ve lived under a rock, you’re likely aware that many industries, especially manufacturing, increasingly rely on automation technologies.
Factory interior with modern equipment
Industry News
Mar 14, 2022
The expansion of today’s concrete jungles is accelerating at an unprecedented pace and shows no sign of slowing any time soon.
technicians working under covid-19 guidelines
Industry News
Dec 15, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has touched virtually every facet of daily life, from how we work and socialize, to how we purchase goods.
Craftsman drilling metal with drill
Industry News
Dec 08, 2021
Manufacturers present a huge opportunity for Canada's economic future.
the interconnectedness of the IoT
Industry News
Nov 10, 2021
The Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly grown from a futuristic idea or concept into reality as the number of connected devices and systems grows exponentially each year.
Articulated robot
Industry News
Oct 29, 2021
  Interested in learning more about the advantages of robots in manufacturing? You’ll want to keep reading.
cobots in manufacturing plant
Industry News
Oct 21, 2021
Imagine working on a job that poses a serious risk to your health and safety—perhaps carrying close to 10 pounds of weight 350 times a day.
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.
factory in California
Industry News
Aug 26, 2021
The global COVID-19 pandemic saw a massive shift in US manufacturing, with some industries seeing an increase in demand, and others experiencing a sharp decline.
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.