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The Path to Limiting Global Warming to 1.5 °C has Narrowed, but Clean Energy Growth is Keeping it Open

September 27, 2023 Update of IEA’s landmark Net Zero Roadmap shows greater ambition and implementation, supported by stronger international cooperation, will be critical to reach climate goals Driving greenhouse gas emissions from the world’s energy sector to net zero and limiting global warming to 1.5 ° C remains possible due to the record growth of key…

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ABB and Porsche Consulting Driving the Future of Analyzer Manufacturing

September 27, 2023 ABB has partnered with Porsche Consulting ABB has partnered with Porsche Consulting, a leading management consultancy and a subsidiary of the sports car manufacturer, to reshape the landscape of analyzer manufacturing, solidifying ABB’s position at the forefront of the analyzer market. The collaboration drives the deployment of a mixed-model production line for…

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ABB Expands Installation Products Plant in Canada

September 27, 2023 ABB is investing CA$16 million in its Installation Products Division manufacturing facility in Pointe-Claire, Canada. This enables expanded production capacity to meet the growing needs of customers from coast to coast. “ABB’s investment is part of a five-year strategy to integrate new digital processes and automation across our operations,” says Matthias Heilmann,…

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ABB and Export Development Canada Agree on Global Partnership for Financing Clean Tech Projects

September 27, 2023 Global Partnership for Financing Clean Tech Projects ABB and Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada’s export credit agency, have signed a global partnership to promote investments in sustainable technologies and projects in Canada and around the world. The support provided by EDC, with a total limit of up to US$ 2.9 billion, will…

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Nidec and Verkor: Strategic Partners for the Expansion of Stationary Energy Storage Solutions in 2023

September 22, 2023 After signing an MoU, Verkor, European pioneer of low‑carbon high-performance battery cells, and Nidec, global leader in stationary energy storage systems, recently announced a non-binding partnership to produce 10 GWh in battery cells and modules by 2030. As part of this strategic partnership, Verkor will develop, manufacture and supply battery cells and…

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Cognex To Acquire Moritex Corporation, A Global Leader In Machine Vision Optics Components And Advanced Imaging Solutions

September 22, 2023 Cognex Corporation, a leader in industrial machine vision, has announced it has agreed to acquire Moritex Corporation (Moritex) from Trustar Capital, a private equity affiliate of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited, for ¥40 billion (approximately $275 million), in an all-cash transaction. Moritex is a leading global provider of optics components with a strong…

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Methane Leak Detected from Space in the UK Successfully Mitigated

September 21, 2023 Methane leaking from a faulty pipe in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, has been observed by GHGSat satellites orbiting 500km overhead. The discovery, by NCEO researchers at the University of Leeds, using data from GHGSat, marks the first time a UK methane emission has been seen from space and mitigated. Scientists came across the leak while working on…

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Endress+Hauser Customer Experience Centre Adds LEED Gold Certification

September 21 ,2023 Endress+Hauser Canada’s Customer Experience Centre, which opened officially last year, has added LEED Gold certification to its growing list of achievements and accolades as a pace-setter for new sustainable design and construction. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an international symbol of sustainability excellence and green building…

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ABB To Roll Out Electric Powertrain System for Arcelormittal Nippon Steel’s New Steel Mill in Hazira, India

September 20, 2023 ABB is working in partnership with SMS group, a specialist in plant construction, mechanical and electric & automation engineering for the metals industry, to provide all the MV motors and MV drives for ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel’s new hot strip mill in India. The scope also includes a large number of low voltage…

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Humber College Students Receive Schulich Builders Foundation Scholarships

Ten students are the inaugural recipients of scholarships through the Schulich Builders: Scholarships for Skilled Trades program September 20, 2023 By Chris Clay Ten Humber College students have been announced as the College’s inaugural recipients of the Schulich Builders: Scholarships for Skilled Trades. In February, The Schulich Foundation announced the scholarships, which is Canada’s largest skilled trade scholarship…

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Hammond Power Solutions Increases Quarterly Dividend

September 19, 2023 The Board of Directors of Hammond Power Solutions Inc. (“HPS”) declared a quarterly cash dividend of fifteen cents ($0.15) per Class A Subordinate Voting Share of HPS and a quarterly cash dividend of fifteen cents ($0.15) per Class B Common Share of HPS payable on September 22, 2023, to shareholders of record…

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Pilz Is Expanding Its Worldwide Online Training Offer: Machinery Safety Knowledge – Live, From Anywhere

September 19, 2023 The automation expert Pilz is expanding its worldwide digital training offer for machinery safety. The automation expert Pilz is expanding its worldwide digital training offer for machinery safety. With the new “International Training Calendar”, standardized training courses from Pilz can now be attended live online. So, the training offer is also available…

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ABB To Invest $280 Million In Its European Robotics Hub in Sweden

September 15, 2023 ABB has announced an investment of $280 million to expand its manufacturing footprint in Europe and build a new state-of-the-art ABB Robotics European Campus in Västerås, Sweden. The Campus will serve as the hub for ABB Robotics’ offering in Europe, providing customers with AI-enabled collaborative and industrial robots, as well as digital…

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Panduit Honored in 2023 Cabling Installation & Maintenance Innovators Awards

September 11, 2023 Panduit®, a global leader in innovative electrical and network infrastructure solutions, was recognized today with six Cabling Innovators Awards in the 2023 competition. Cabling Installation & Maintenance bestows the Innovators Awards annually to the best products and projects in the industry. Panduit received six awards in total including three Platinum awards, the…

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Siemens Mobility Breaks Ground on $220 Million North Carolina Train Manufacturing Facility Expansion

September 12, 2023 Siemens Mobility, one of the United States’ largest passenger rolling stock manufacturer, has broken ground on their $220 million advanced manufacturing and rail services facility in Lexington, NC. An expansion of their manufacturing footprint in North America, the new facility will create more than 500 new jobs and be one of the…

Ontario Showcases Auto Sector During Mission to Germany and Switzerland
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Ontario Showcases Auto Sector During Mission to Germany and Switzerland

Growing auto supply chain and innovation take centre stage at IAA Mobility September 12, 2023 The Ontario government has concluded a successful business mission to Germany and Switzerland to attract investments and strengthen relationships with economic partners in the auto sector. As part of the mission, a delegation of Ontario organizations promoted the province’s auto…