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Forget all the woes managers must contend with on any given day in the job shop. The biggest pain point today, from a dollars-and-cents perspective, is energy.
Ontario's Independent Electricity Systems Operator (IESO) says the average price of electricity sits above $2.64 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) during peak daytime production time, and there are no signs of this dropping.
It's a fixed cost manufacturers can't exert much control over.
But imagine the competitive advantage afforded any company that gains an edge on energy costs through efficient production practices.
It's this niche that has controls and automation companies the world over clamoring for ways to outfit existing tooling to improve efficiency.Read More