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robotic insect

BionicOpter flying robotic insect puts Festo in the record books
September 20, 2019 by Festo Inc

Festo has made it into the new edition of Guinness World Records with one of its most exciting innovations: the BionicOpter flying robotic insect. Deemed by Guinness to be the world’s largest flying…

IBC systems

Matcon’s advice on conducting health checks on processing equipment
September 20, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

Matcon has changed the face of powder processing with its Intermediate Bulk Containers, or IBC systems, available from Firing Industries. To keep this equipment working at peak performance, users should conduct regular health…

electricity costs

Understanding Ontario’s energy-storage opportunity with Enel X: Part 1
September 19, 2019 by Enel X North America, Inc

In this four-part article, Enel X North America discusses how electricity costs can be managed with energy storage in Ontario. This first part looks at the factors behind the province’s rising energy costs.…

variable speed drive

Parker AC30 variable speed drive offers higher yet simpler control
September 19, 2019 by Wainbee Limited

Wainbee Limited is the supplier that Canadian businesses trust for equipment that excels in efficient design. For example, the company offers the AC30 variable speed drive manufactured by Parker. This device is designed…

inductive sensors

Dietz high-pressure inductive sensors survive in harsh work environments
September 18, 2019 by Ibis Electro-Products Corp.

IBIS Electro-Products Corp. is trusted by many Canadian businesses for its wide range of sensors – especially those manufactured by Dietz Sensortechnik. The lineup includes more than a dozen models of Dietz high-pressure…

industrial measurement

Businesses in various industries benefit from Endress+Hauser’s solutions
September 18, 2019 by Endress + Hauser Canada Ltd.

Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd. is a leader in industrial measurement instrumentation and services for process engineering. The company is a strong partner with many businesses, providing process solutions for flow, level, pressure, analytics, temperature,…

power connectors

HARTING helps an Ontario boat builder with new power connectors
September 18, 2019 by Harting Canada Inc

For nearly 75 years, including eight years through its Canadian affiliate, HARTING has accumulated countless success stories in helping customers with technological solutions. A key example occurred several years ago, when Metalcraft Marine…

industrial vibratory finishing

Vibra Finish uses six important elements in its finishing process
September 18, 2019 by Vibra Finish Limited

For more than 45 years, businesses have turned to the Vibra Finish team for the best in industrial vibratory finishing. This process is like barrel finishing in many ways, although different equipment is…

Hollow Shaft kit encoders

New Hollow Shaft kit encoders by POSITAL have unmatched functionality
September 18, 2019 by Posital-Fraba

POSITAL has done it again. The company’s new Hollow Shaft kit encoders are another major step forward in motion control, with unsurpassed functionality.  These encoders have a self-powered multi-turn capability that puts them…

ClipX signal conditioner

ClipX signal conditioner by HBM can tackle various measuring tasks
September 18, 2019 by Durham Instruments

High-end measuring solutions are the specialty of HBM Test and Measurement, which offers its products to Canadian businesses through Durham Instruments. A key example is HBM’s unique ClipX signal conditioner. This interference-proof tool…

freestanding workstation crane

Manufacturer gets the best solution with ELS freestanding workstation crane
September 17, 2019 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS) always has the right lifting solution to make difficult jobs seem easy, regardless of the application or industry. A manufacturer of plastic-injection-moulded parts in the automotive…

curve conveyor

Hytrol’s new slider bed curve conveyor offers top operating efficiency
September 16, 2019 by Norpak Handling Limited

Hytrol Conveyor Company is a top conveyor manufacturer, and Norpak Handling is proud to serve Canadian businesses as an authorized Hytrol Integration Partner. The latest achievement in Hytrol’s portfolio is the slider bed…

custom assemblies

Bergen Cable makes custom assemblies one of its cable specialties
September 16, 2019 by Bergen Cable Technology, Inc

Some cable suppliers are reluctant to take on the challenge of complex custom assemblies, but Bergen Cable encourages this challenge. Custom cable assemblies give Bergen an opportunity to serve customers by meeting their…

industrial collaborative robots

UR’s industrial collaborative robots suit a diverse range of applications
September 16, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Universal Robots (UR) is changing the game in flexible automation with its industrial collaborative robots, or “cobots”, available through Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. One of the reasons for their popularity is their…

cement plants

Tsubaki produces solutions for many kinds of manufacturing applications
September 13, 2019 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

The chains, sprockets, and other products made by Tsubaki of Canada are versatile enough to suit uses in several different industries – automotive, forestry, food processing, and mining among them. Another key example…

degree of brownness

Trust NDC Technologies for control of degree of brownness in snacks
September 13, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

Firing Industries plays an important role in Canada’s food-processing industry – especially for snack foods. When baking crackers, cookies, and other snacks, it is vital to get degree of brownness correct; it is…

paint hooks

Arc-Fil makes a variety of manufacturing and packaging products
September 12, 2019 by Arc-Fil Products Ltd

For 40 years, Arc-Fil Products Ltd. has established itself as a reliable provider of wire-forming services. A leader in this field, Arc-Fil works hard to build excellent products that meet the needs of…


Calculate savings with the Ontario Energy Storage Calculator by Enel X
September 12, 2019 by Enel X North America, Inc

Energy storage by Enel X North America Inc. enables large commercial and industrial (C&I) energy users to consume the lowest-cost electricity at the times when consuming from the grid is most expensive. A…

medical hemostats

How Ohio Broach’s skills help customers in the medical sector
September 12, 2019 by The Ohio Broach & Machine Co.

The Ohio Broach and Machine Company serves many industries with its broaching skills. After 63 years in the business, the company has amassed an impressive range of capabilities and equipment, which has boosted…

configuration tool

POSITAL’s UBIFAST configuration tool is upgraded with new features
September 11, 2019 by Posital-Fraba

Among the innovative devices available from POSITAL is the UBIFAST configuration tool, which is used to configure the various parameters available in the company’s popular IXARC programmable encoders. Now, POSITAL has updated the…

smart connectivity

Connectivity trends according to HARTING: Benefits of smart connectivity
September 11, 2019 by Harting Canada Inc

In this five-part article, HARTING Canada explores the five main trends in industrial connectivity today. This final part deals with smart connectivity, the next generation of connectors. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and…

industrial strain gauges

HBM series of industrial strain gauges accommodates high fatigue strength
September 11, 2019 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments enhances the abilities of many businesses with measurement devices manufactured by HBM Test and Measurement. This includes several series of industrial strain gauges, such as the M Series of foil strain…

vacuum conveying system

Vacuum conveying system by EXAIR handles material at high temperatures
September 10, 2019 by Exair Corporation

EXAIR Corporation has helped many businesses with its Line Vac brand of vacuum conveying system – ideal for moving large volumes of material over long distances without clogging or jamming. The newest incarnation…

battery-powered nutrunner

New battery-powered nutrunner by Desoutter needs only one hand
September 9, 2019 by Dobco Equipment Ltd.

Desoutter is known for highly innovative assembly equipment, all available to Canadian businesses through Dobco Equipment. This year, the manufacturer has launched a battery-powered nutrunner that has been ergonomically designed for one-hand operation:…

hydra-pneumatic cylinders

AEC’s HyperCyl products are available from Advanced Motion & Controls
September 9, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. partners with Aries Engineering Company (AEC) to supply the manufacturer’s HyperCyl hydra-pneumatic cylinders, servo actuators, and standalone press systems. HyperCyl products have been trusted for a variety of…

metal sheet stamping

Metal sheet stamping is one of Matritech’s many valuable services
September 6, 2019 by Matritech Inc.

Matritech Inc. has always taken pride in its status as the ultimate one-stop shop for industrial services. The company can do it all, from laser cutting and robotic welding to aluminum extrusion and…

CNC wire benders

Rotem is an award-winning distributor of AIM’s CNC wire benders
September 6, 2019 by Rotem Industrial Products Inc

This past spring, Rotem Industrial Products received an award from AIM Machinery Inc., recognizing the former as AIM’s top-performing sales company in North America for 2017 to 2018. Based in Addison, IL, AIM…

finishing machinery

Metal finishing is most convenient with Vibra Finish’s machinery range
September 6, 2019 by Vibra Finish Limited

Vibra Finish has served Canadian businesses since 1971 with the most diverse range of finishing services and skills. One key edge that makes the company successful is its unmatched collection of finishing machinery.…

gravity conveyor

Three highly popular conveyor types that Norpak Handling can provide
September 5, 2019 by Norpak Handling Limited

Norpak Handling supplies world-class material handling systems to Canadian businesses, all from major international manufacturers. Conveyors come in all shapes and sizes to suit a broad variety of applications, in industries like aerospace,…

energy savings

Kimberly-Clark reduces costs with demand-response solution from Enel X
September 5, 2019 by Enel X North America, Inc

Enel X North America has partnered with many companies to help them with energy savings. An example is Kimberly-Clark, known for brands like Kleenex, Huggies, Kotex, and Depend. For eight years, Kimberly-Clark’s Huntsville,…

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