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April 14, 2021  

Take the 2021 Manufacturing Management Salary Survey Now

Salary information, which is kept confidential, helps to compare manufacturing wages to industry averages.

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April 14, 2021  

Are you really Pivoting?

The current travel restrictions in effect makes in-person physical meetings a distant memory. Yet, the need for business improvement still exists and is perhaps even amplified.

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April 12, 2021  

Getting the Lead Out

Lithium-ion battery manufacturer growing market for material handling applications.

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March 9, 2021  

EDITORIAL: Is the future electric?

Change is coming to Canada’s automotive sector.

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March 3, 2021  

Responding to COVID-19

How the leaders made a difference.

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March 2, 2021  

What lies ahead for manufacturing in 2021?

It’s been a crazy year for manufacturers across Canada,

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March 2, 2021  

What’s up dock? Diagnosing industrial door problems

Address them promptly to protect against environmental and
security issues.

Feature Manufacturing General
February 25, 2021  

Year of the pandemic: Issues that impacted manufacturing in 2020

CME’s Management Issues Survey examines 2020 and looks ahead.

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February 23, 2021  

Problem employees – How to deal with bad behaviour

Don’t be too quick to impose new rules for isolated misbehaviour.

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February 23, 2021  

Pause and Observe

Add a spaghetti diagram to your process menu.

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February 18, 2021  

A COVID Hero: Canadian Shield’s Pandemic Journey

A small manufacturer of education technology retools to make a big contribution to face shield production.

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January 25, 2021  

Plant’s 2021 Truck and Van Preview

Ford has completely re-designed their F-150 for 2021, and

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January 7, 2021  

Industrial circuit breakers remain key to load control

Need for reliable and secure power drives demand for safety-critical components

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January 6, 2021  

The future is here for blockchain and IIoT

Blockchain innovation will help address IoT vulnerabilities

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January 6, 2021  

Interest in EVs, hybrids on the rise: Molex survey

Global automotive survey polls what people seek in the ‘Car of the Future’

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January 5, 2021  

Reaping the benefits of the connected factory

It’s time to take the Industry 4.0 Journey

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January 5, 2021  

Smart building opportunities for printed sensors

The promise of automated control of the buildings’ operations

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January 3, 2021  

Ready to coach? Making use of new skills

Obstacles and escalating priorities can sap a team leader’s will to learn.

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December 23, 2020  

Lifting safely: How to avoid back injuries

Lifting is among the most common causes of back injury in workplaces.

Feature Manufacturing Technology
December 23, 2020  

Getting smarter: Companies engage with digital technology

Survey shows more manufacturers are investing in the future.

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December 21, 2020  

Cyber threats are more abundant than ever

Here’s how you can help your organization prepare

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December 21, 2020  

Power of observation: Step back, let it happen

Acting as an observer rebalances processes.

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December 21, 2020  

Single pair ethernet about to supercharge IIoT

Factory and process automation worlds recognize SPE as an ideal tool for building a bi-directional IIoT network

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December 21, 2020  

Let there be light, by deploying LEDs with wireless controls

EcoGrid makes LED energy efficiency projects pay off with Bluetooth technology.

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December 18, 2020  

Key machine vision trends for 2021 and beyond

Predicting trends in machine vision can be difficult in

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December 17, 2020  

Extracting lithium: Ensuring a power source for electric vehicles

E3 Metals improves the performance of its technology.

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December 16, 2020  

Prevent virus spread: Basics for protecting your workplace

Guidelines and best practices will minimize COVID-19’s impact.

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December 16, 2020  

Impact of COVID-19 on wireless technologies

Review of pandemic’s impact on sector helps OEMs capitalize on sector growth

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December 15, 2020  

Clean to inspect: How 5S drives improvements

It offers more than workplace organization.

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December 15, 2020  

Reliability issues: Focus on reducing lubrication failures

Highlights from a STLE Toronto workshop help with lube management.

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December 15, 2020  

High productivity gains: Achieve them with cross training

Build agility by building employees’ abilities.

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December 15, 2020  

Closing the loop: Pyrowave turns plastic into a reusable resin

Technology microwaves feedstock to create virgin-like styrene resin.