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Six-access load cell by Interface measures forces in three dimensions
February 16, 2018 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments continues to be Canada’s top source for high-end industrial measuring instruments from a wide range of international manufacturers – including Interface Advanced Force Measurement, a leader in the field in the…

Advice from Tsubaki on how to minimize mechanical chain wear
February 15, 2018 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

Tsubaki of Canada has a long-time reputation as a provider of high-quality industrial chains – specifically drive, engineered, and conveyor chains. But even the strong, sturdy chains that Tsubaki offers are vulnerable to…

Festo joins forces with Humber College for workforce training program
February 14, 2018 by Festo Inc

Internationally respected technological pioneer Festo provides technical-education equipment and training through Festo Didactic, its educational division. Last year, Festo Didactic solidified its Toronto presence by launching a five-year partnership with Humber College to…

Acuity laser micrometer uses the latest digital technology for measurement
February 12, 2018 by Durham Instruments

When Durham Instruments distributes industrial measuring instruments in Canada, its customers know they are getting the most current, up-to-the-minute technology available on the market. That goes for Acuity’s impressive line of laser measurement…

Norpak Handling offers convenient conveyor-related services in addition to products
February 9, 2018 by Norpak Handling Limited

For nearly 30 years, Norpak Handling has grown into a top Canadian provider of industrial conveyors and related equipment and systems. As an established Conveyor Systems Integrator, the company is trusted for implementing…

Precision turbine flow meters from Cox have expanded mechanical linearity
February 6, 2018 by Durham Instruments

Cox Instruments is one of the many manufacturers whose top-grade products are available in Canada through Durham Instruments, one of the country’s leading distributors of measuring tools. Just one of Cox’s fine products…

New Festo piezo valves use less energy for pressure-control applications
February 2, 2018 by Festo Inc

For more than four decades, Festo has benefited Canadian industries with innovative, intelligent automation solutions that cut costs and boost productivity. Now, the manufacturer has launched two unique designs of piezo valves, the…

Tsubaki products satisfy clients in a variety of different industries
February 2, 2018 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

Since Tsubaki of Canada first opened its doors nearly 45 years ago, the company has earned a solid reputation for premium power transmission products that can serve a plethora of industrial needs. Whether…

Universal Robots’ robot arms are lightweight and easy to use
January 26, 2018 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Among the many innovative, state-of-the-art automation products that Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. makes available in Canada are the unique collaborative robot arms, or “cobots”, built by Universal Robots (UR). These lightweight, flexible…

Laser distance meter from Durham Instruments withstands extreme light, heat
January 22, 2018 by Durham Instruments

Among the many first-rate measuring tools available in Canada from Durham Instruments is Acuity’s line of laser distance sensors, which are renowned for their high speed and accuracy. One of Acuity’s top advances…

Hytrol belt conveyor is ideal for trash and empty boxes
January 22, 2018 by Norpak Handling Limited

Manufacturing facilities use conveyors to transport many different types of products and other items. But what happens to waste products that result from daily operations, such as paper trash and empty cardboard boxes?…

Titan chains from Tsubaki last longer in harsh environments
January 22, 2018 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

As a leading provider of roller chains, Tsubaki of Canada aims to keep up with the latest innovations and advances. One product that stands out among those of competitors as a cutting-edge development…

The seven types of conveyor solutions available from Norpak Handling
January 11, 2018 by Norpak Handling Limited

As a major provider of material-handling systems and related components and equipment, Norpak Handling prides itself on its expertise on all matters relating to conveyors. This Conveyor Systems Integrator has the design and…

JMA series accelerometers from Durham Instruments can take demanding environments
January 10, 2018 by Durham Instruments

A common necessity in many work applications – including engineering, biology, structural monitoring, transportation, medical applications, and more – is the ability to measure proper acceleration accurately. Hence the wide-ranging uses of accelerometers,…

OMRON mobile robots make moving from point A to B safe and easy
January 9, 2018 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

As a top Canadian distributor of factory automation products for more than 30 years, Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. offers the latest breakthroughs in robotic systems. One manufacturer whose products the company supplies…

Norpak has provided great conveyor solutions for three decades
December 29, 2017 by Norpak Handling Limited

Today, Norpak Handling has a reputation as Canada’s top provider of industrial conveyors, related equipment, and turnkey systems for several industries, including manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and postal services. Its success has resulted from…

EV battery-making components are a hot seller for Festo
December 19, 2017 by Festo Inc

Among the high-quality factory automation products that Festo manufactures are components used in assembling lithium-ion batteries for electric-powered vehicles (EVs). The company offers a wide range of solutions for the production of automotive batteries…

Hytrol expanding tech centre, to showcase newest material-handling product
December 15, 2017 by Norpak Handling Limited

Norpak Handling is a proud Integration Partner for Hytrol Conveyor Co., representing their innovative conveyor solutions throughout the Canadian market.  Next year, Hytrol’s latest conveyor product lines are going to be showcased in…

Durham Instruments laser sensor is quicker and more accurate
December 15, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Acuity’s laser displacement sensors are available in Canada from Durham Instruments, and the AccuRange 700 series, or AR700, is the quickest and most accurate one available for measuring distances. A long-awaited upgrade of…

Mass flow meter from Durham Instruments has long life
December 5, 2017 by Durham Instruments

Determining the flow, density and temperature of liquids is a crucial part of many sectors, such as manufacturing, automation, food processing, pharmaceuticals, and research and development. High accuracy is required in these applications.…

Durham Instruments’ JC6000 joystick is reliable and safe
November 28, 2017 by Durham Instruments

In automation, mining, forestry and other industries, it is important that operator controls in cranes, loaders, excavators, tractors and other off-highway vehicles are dependable, to get work done safely and smoothly. The JC6000…

New rotary drive from Festo is a cost-effective solution
November 27, 2017 by Festo Inc

Festo’s Optimized Motion Series (OMS) consists of electrical axes that save money for users in manufacturing, with their long life and efficient, reliable performance. The line’s newest addition, the ERMO, is a rotary…

Protect valuable assets with redundant safety exhaust valves
November 22, 2017 by Wainbee Limited

Wainbee is committed to protecting people and the environment from workplace accidents involving machinery. It’s why the company has developed a Machine Safety lineup consisting of reliable safety products from leading manufacturers. This…

Quality conveyor chains meet the needs of many applications
November 22, 2017 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

Tsubaki is proud to carry a wide selection of conveyor chains. The leading manufacturer of chains and conveyor equipment has standardized many of its conveyor chains to meet the needs of various operating…

How to maximize conveyor productivity
November 21, 2017 by Norpak Handling Limited

Automation is a critical part of production processes in many facilities. Industrial conveyors often play a large role in these processes, as they help to improve productivity, increase efficiency, and create a seamlessly…

Freestanding crane takes the strain away from workers
November 2, 2017 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment (ELS) has earned a reputation for improving its customers’ workplace safety and productivity. That’s because the manufacturer’s overhead lifting systems have been making difficult jobs seem easy for…

Matritech embraces automation with high-tech robots
October 31, 2017 by Matritech Inc.

Matritech is committed to investing in technology that enables it to increase its capabilities and efficiencies. Since it was founded nearly 30 years ago, the Drummondville, Que.-based metal parts manufacturer has invested more…

Screw conveyors meet many bulk handling requirements
October 30, 2017 by Continental Conveyor Ltd

Continental Conveyor offers a complete line of screw conveyors and accessories to meet a wide range of bulk material handling needs. These versatile pieces of equipment can move materials horizontally, on an incline…

Innovative conveying system gently and efficiently handles different types of tablets
October 23, 2017 by Firing Industries Ltd

Firing Industries is proud to carry innovative conveying systems from Piab, a manufacturer known for producing quality solutions that improve energy-efficiency, productivity and work environments. Companies often turn to Piab for solutions to…

A must-have addition to industrial conveyor accumulation systems
October 20, 2017 by Norpak Handling Limited

Hytrol’s electronic zero-pressure logic (EZLogic) accumulation system is designed to control zero-pressure accumulation in industrial conveyors. The system has revolutionized industrial conveyor accumulation on a wide range of conveyor types, and is suitable…



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