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Ontario Making it Easier to Build Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

February 22, 2024 Province of Ontario streamlining process to connect public EV charging stations to the grid The Ontario government is making it easier to build and connect new public electric vehicle (EV) chargers to the province’s world-class clean electricity grid. Starting May 27, 2024, all local utilities will follow a streamlined process for EV…

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Ontario and Indiana Sign Agreement to Boost Trade and Investment

January 23, 2024 New agreement between Ontario and Indiana identifies key sectors for cooperation On January 23, 2024, Ontario and Indiana finalized a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote increased trade, attract investment and continue to collaborate in key sectors such as infrastructure, energy, life sciences, automotive and advanced manufacturing. The MOU was signed…

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New IKO Cam Followers Allow Mounting Freedom in Tight Spaces

January 23, 2024 IKO International is pleased to introduce its CFC…B Series of short stud-type cam followers. These new cam followers have a unique mounting structure that solves space limitations that often exist on the stud side of the assembly region, thereby satisfying mounting requirements without sacrificing performance. The CFC…B cam follower’s mounting structure consists…

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Emerson Introduces Ultrasonic Metal Welders with Advanced Controls for Fast-Cycling, High-Precision Welds

January 19, 2024 New Branson GMX-Micro ultrasonic welders offer advanced controls and better connectivity for faster welding of EV batteries, conductors and terminations Emerson has launched the BransonTM Series GMX-Micro, a line of high-precision ultrasonic metal welders that feature a new computerized operating system, multiple power levels and configurations, advanced controls, and improved connectivity. The new welders…

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Comau Will Significantly Accelerate the Testing and Verification of Automotive and Stationary Batteries

January 18, 2024 Comau has committed to developing the digitalization strategy for a next-generation battery systems testing platform as part of a multi-country, multidisciplinary consortium in support of the FASTEST project. Under the scope of the project, Comau will leverage its longstanding expertise in digitalization, process simulation and electrification to significantly accelerate the testing and…

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Ontario Welcomes $65 Million Boost to Niagara Region Manufacturing Sector

January 17, 2024 Expansion projects by three companies will create 46 new, good-paying jobs The Ontario government is supporting $65 million in investments by three companies to boost local manufacturing and create 46 new, good-paying jobs in the Niagara Region. As part of these investments, the province is providing the companies with $6.7 million in support…

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Ontario Investing in Quantum Science Innovation in Waterloo

January 17, 2024 $14.9 million in funding helping Quantum Valley Ideas Lab drive breakthroughs in quantum technology The Ontario government is investing up to $14.9 million to support a project by Quantum Valley Ideas Lab (QVIL), an independent research laboratory in Waterloo, that will accelerate the development and adoption of quantum science technologies by Ontario companies. Quantum…

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Ontario Innovation Takes Centre Stage During Trade Mission to the United States

January 11, 2024 Province-led delegation promotes Ontario as North America’s second largest IT cluster The Ontario government has concluded a successful trade mission to the United States to promote the province’s flourishing automotive, technology and life sciences sectors and attract new investment opportunities. Two delegations of more than 29 Ontario companies, led by Vic Fedeli,…

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ABB E-Mobility Enters New Era of EV Charging by Launching Terra AC Wallbox Solutions Across Canada

January 8, 2024 The line of ABB E-mobility products has been extensively tested to meet the highest independent standards and safety requirements for residential or commercial installations ABB E-Mobility enters new era of EV charging by launching Terra AC Wallbox solutions across Canada. Setting a new standard for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, ABB’s Terra…

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Ontario Achieves Strong Job Growth and Investments in 2023

January 5, 2024 Domestic and international companies invested billions in the province Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, issued this statement following the monthly employment release by Statistics Canada, which showed that while employment in Ontario decreased last month, nearly 120,000 jobs were created in 2023, including over 22,000 jobs in…

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Ontario Strengthening Electric Vehicle Supply Chain Through Investments in Mineral Exploration Projects

December 22, 2023 Additional funding flowing for Junior Exploration program also creating jobs in northern and Indigenous communities The Ontario government is investing close to $9 million to help junior mining companies finance early exploration projects to find critical minerals used in electric vehicles, smart phones, laptops, medical equipment and renewable energy. The funding is…

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Sealing and Material Coating in EV Manufacturing – How Omron’s Technologies Refine Quality

December 12, 2023 Omron’s automation solutions for material coating and sealing refine the quality and efficiency of EV manufacturing and assembly When it comes to electric vehicle or EV manufacturing assembly, meeting downstream customer demand for vehicle delivery while maintaining quality expected by downstream customers in the lite vehicle domain is the name of the…

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Siemens Launches New Servo Drive System Specifically for the Battery and Electronics Industry

December 12, 2023 Siemens SINAMICS S200 servo drive system With Sinamics S200, Siemens is launching a new servo drive system designed for a variety of standard applications in the battery, electronics as well as other industries. It consists of a precise servo drive, powerful servo motors and easy-to-use cables and offers high dynamic performance. Applications…

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Ontario Welcomes $35 Million Manufacturing Investment in Windsor

December 11, 2023 Bobaek America’s new facility will boost Ontario’s automotive supply chain and create 144 good-paying jobs The Ontario government is welcoming a $35 million investment by Bobaek America Inc., a Korean electric vehicle (EV) parts manufacturer, to build a new manufacturing facility in Windsor, specializing in battery insulation panels and cell sheets for…

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Where is Panduit Stainless Steel Strapping Used?

December 5, 2023 Provide versatile and robust fastening for oil and gas, sign and signal, shipbuilding and various other industries with Panduit’s Pan-Steel® System. The ultimate in wire & cable bundling, fastening, identification and installation solutions for demanding indoor and outdoor environments. Learn more about which product solutions are best for your projects. Built for…

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Leviton Launches Pro Series Electric Vehicle Charging Stations with AmpUp Charging Management Software

December 5, 2023 4G connectivity provides advanced capabilities for increased convenience to site owners, fleets, and commercial drivers Leviton, a leading provider of electric vehicle charging hardware, announced its partnership with AmpUp, the EV charging management company making charging simple. This collaboration aims to redefine the EV charging experience for customers, offering safe, innovative, and efficient…