Monthly Archives: June 2024

Canada announces consultation to protect Canadian workers and electric vehicle supply chains from unfair Chinese trade practices

Article from the Government of Canada Auto manufacturing directly supports over 125,000 good-paying Canadian jobs, many of which are unionized. Canada’s electric vehicle (EV) supply chain potential is ranked first in the world—and the federal government is seizing the growth opportunities of EVs to ensure Canadian auto workers can succeed well into the future. Canadian auto workers and the auto sector, however, currently face unfair competition from China’s intentional, state-directed policy of overcapacity and lack of rigorous labour and environmental standards. Chinese producers are generating a global oversupply that will erode the profit incentives of EV producers around the

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Mazak celebrates 50 years of Kentucky manufacturing excellence

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Mazak North American manufacturing operations in Florence, Kentucky. Through its industry leadership in manufacturing innovation and technology, engineering and customer support, the company has securely positioned itself as a champion of the North American manufacturing industry. Since the facility’s opening in 1974, Mazak has continued to honour and build on the vision of its founder, the late Teruyuki (Terry) Yamazaki, former chairman of Yamazaki Mazak Corporation. That vision hinged on the fact that machine tool companies must be close to the markets they serve to gain a complete understanding of the manufacturing culture

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5 ways to prevent heat stress

Article submitted by Workplace Safety & Prevention Services.  Working in the intense heat of the summer sun can put workers at risk of heat stress, but heat stress can also hit you in places you wouldn't expect. Any job that causes your body temperature to rise has the potential to cause heat stress. Even jobs carried out in air-conditioned environments. There are many ways to keep workers safe from heat stress. It's important to train workers to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat stress in themselves and other workers, and to take action. Signs and symptoms You may experience

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BOS Innovations announces mature industry 4.0 technology solution

BOS Innovations has developed a mature industry 4.0 technology solution that accelerates the successful transition of its machines into production. And now, it can be added on to your machines too for a trial period. Introducing Proximity Data, a secure and intuitive solution for machine analytics gathering and reporting. Choose between two (2) intelligence tiers for either productivity monitoring (Production package) or a more detailed analysis of rhythm, machine state and faults (Performance package). Benefits: Allows for remote monitoring and management of equipment Enables optimizations and reduces future downtime events Intuitive user interface to simplify interpretation of complex data Adapts

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Italian Trade Commission invites CTMA members to attend BIMU 2024

The Italian Trade Commission is inviting CTMA members on a trip to Italy to attend BIMU 2024, which will be held in Milano, Italy, from Oct. 9 to 12, 2024. With 450 exhibitors, 50,000 visitors (28.3% of which come from outside of Italy) BIMU is a must attend, world-class event for metalworking industry professionals. The technologies and products on display span from metal cutting, metal forming and additive machine tools, robots, digital manufacturing, and automation systems, enabling technologies and subcontracting. The trip is scheduled as follows: Oct. 7 (afternoon/evening): Departure from Canada; Oct. 8 (morning): Arrival in Milan, Italy Oct.

By |June 25th, 2024|Categories: Industry News|Comments Off on Italian Trade Commission invites CTMA members to attend BIMU 2024
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