Drives and Control Solutions

Motors, Control Solutions, Power Transmission and Advanced Motion Technology                                                                 

Technology expert Prof. Dr. Peter Hofmann will join the Executive Board of KUKA Aktiengesellschaft as the new Chief Technology Officer as of November 1, 2019.




The production of semiconductors is complex. Until now there was no mobile, automated semiconductor production system that enabled component transfer from one step to the next. That has now changed with the KUKA wafer handling solution.




Yaskawa is pleased to announce that Drives Technical Communications was awarded a 2019 APEX Award in the How-To Writing category for their design work on new quick setup procedures for Yaskawa's latest generation of AC drives.




With over 55 years as an Industrial Automation Distributor, Proax has once again expanded its product offering and technical expertise to provide more versatility and superior mechanical solutions. Their new offering includes a specialized team dedicated to mechanical solutions, several new industry leading product lines, and a new online robotic configurator.




Manufacturers are customizing products to meet more targeted consumer demands. As a result, they must contend with shorter production runs and more frequent changeovers, which takes time away from producing products. The MagneMover LITE system is helping make these higher-SKU operations efficient by moving payloads faster in a more flexible way than traditional conveyors do today.




The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced today the first Founding Members of its new Global Cybersecurity Alliance (GCA): Schneider Electric, Rockwell Automation, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Claroty, and Nozomi Networks.




Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announced today it has selected the Greater Toronto Area for the site of its new Canadian headquarters in Oakville, Ontario. The interior of the new 15,000 sq. ft. facility is currently under construction and will house up to 100 employees. The project is slated for completion in the fourth quarter of 2019.




For those Canadian shops looking to boost productivity as well as profitability, Mazak will demonstrate several high-capability machining systems at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) from September 30-October 3 in booth #2560.




Based on its recent analysis of the North American integrated performance management market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Yokogawa with the 2019 Global Customer Value Leadership Award for its differentiated solution offerings - Oprex Profit-driven Operation (PDO). This solution is expected to become the standard for managing global plant operations.



Electromate Inc. is proud to announce that for the Third Consecutive Year it has been Certified as a Great Place to Work®. Electromate received this honor after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by the Great Place to Work® organization.




Rittal & EPLAN Pump out a Powerful Solution for Metro Vancouver

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