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  • Business Intelligence General Sustainability

    Making waves in the marine industry

    May 15, 2019 by Rittal

    Case history provided by Rittal: Tugboats in the Great Lakes sail smoothly and safely, powered by eco-friendly solutions For almost a half a century Canal Marine & Industrial of St. Catharines, Ont. has provided electrical design, engineering and services around

  • Business Intelligence General

    Opportunities and challenges for Canadian manufacturers in 2019

    May 2, 2019 by SYSPRO Canada

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Whitepaper examines how they can thrive through the tough times predicted ahead Canadian manufacturers are cautiously optimistic in 2019. They are facing a variety of challenges, yet they are more open to new opportunities

  • Business Intelligence General

    Smart recruiting for the future

    April 30, 2019 by JP Van Loggerenberg

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: The world is changing – is your recruitment strategy keeping up? These days most businesses are technology businesses in some way or another and the people who ‘make’ the technology, the software developers, are

  • Business Intelligence General

    Connecting with young workers

    April 30, 2019 by Dale Kehler

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Millennials and Generation Z are changing the Canadian manufacturing labour force A common challenge for many Canadian manufacturers is finding and retaining skilled labour. Many businesses are facing the retirement of older employees, and

  • Business Intelligence General

    Protect your processes from cyber threats

    April 25, 2019 by Excellence in Manufacuring Consortium

    The Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium presents a free webinar for manufacturers that will help tighten secure and reduce risks. For many small and medium-sized manufacturers, the importance of cybersecurity is not fully understood until it has a negative impact on

  • Business Intelligence General Operations

    Money for manufacturers: Funding your future growth

    April 11, 2019 by Dale Kehler

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Are you tapping into the $26 billion in government grants and incentives available to Canadian manufacturers? Ask any manufacturing business owner to name some of the worries that keep them up at night, and

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    Benefits of soft starters for electric motors

    April 9, 2019 by William Schrottky

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: They relieve stress that drives up costs and reduces productivity In electric motor applications, it is important to avoid situations that create unnecessary wear and tear on the motor and driven machinery. This can

  • Business Intelligence General

    Made in the USA: Grow your business in a new market

    April 1, 2019 by Carolyn Powell, Director International Business Development, Invest Buffalo Niagara

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Invest Buffalo Niagara offers help to companies taking the leap to establish a US location. Just a few weeks ago, FroggaBio, a Toronto-based leading distributor of laboratory products and supply instruments, announced its US

  • Business Intelligence General

    Six Canadian companies are finding success in the US

    March 1, 2019 by Carolyn Powell, Director International Business Development, Invest Buffalo Niagara

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Invest Buffalo Niagara offers help to companies taking the leap to establish a US location. Canadian companies expanding to the US had another successful year in 2018  with Invest Buffalo Niagara (InBN) helping to

  • Business Intelligence General

    From farm to fork: Digitalizing your food and beverage operation

    February 25, 2019 by Mike Hutson

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: It provides a competitive edge while ensuring your traceability plan is recall-ready. Tracking the movement of food and ingredients has always been a time-consuming task for food manufacturers, and it’s become increasingly difficult as

  • Prevent VFD-induced damage in electric motors

    February 1, 2019 by William Schrottky

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: eMotors Direct suggests two methods to avoid bearing failure Electric motors fitted with variable frequency drives (VFD) are at risk of bearing damage due to a build-up of current in the rotor that discharges

  • Business Intelligence General Technology

    Digital transformation is achievable for all manufacturers

    January 31, 2019 by Dale Kehler

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: A ‘DX’ strategy unlocks real value today and transforms your business for future success Global spending on digital transformation (DX) technologies and services was projected to be $1.1 trillion in 2018, according to International

  • Business Intelligence General Operations Sustainability

    Engineering for efficiency: Keeping the water flowing

    January 7, 2019 by RITTAL

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: How MetroVan performed a critical infrastructure upgrade while meeting environmental and economic obligations. When MetroVancouver wanted to create and install a complex pumping system, including pump drives, to perform efficiently while curtailing rising energy

  • Business Intelligence General Technology

    White paper offers roadmap to adopting Industry 4.0

    December 7, 2018 by Bosch Rexroth

    Sponsored Content provided by PLANT partners: Bosch Rexroth’s report, ‘A practical roadmap for the implementation of Industry 4.0’, argues that Industry 4.0 is an evolution not a revolution and includes practical suggestions for a three step approach, supporting the steady