When COVID-19 struck in early March, the Canadian industry was called upon to join the fight against the pandemic and offer support through the creation of PPE, sanitizers, ventilators, and other innovative devices.
During the fourth quarter of 2012, Machines Italia together with IndustryWeek magazine conducted its survey on the usage of automation in the manufacturing sector. This Survey had as its objectives the following:
Matt Powell, Assistant Editor at Plant Magazine is amongst a group of nine Canadian and US journalists, from various business and Industrial publications, who are participating to a delegation in Italy to visit the The trade shows trifecta; FLUIDTRANSPLAST 2012
On Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at the Toronto Board of Trade, The Consul General of Italy, Gianni Bardini, and the Toronto office of the Italian Trade Commission, hosted a cocktail reception to welcome the new Italian Trade Commissioner in Canada, Ascal Bovaand to officially launch the Italian Trade Commission's newest book in the series The Italian Edge
It might not be the first place you think of when it comes to high-tech machine tools, but Italy has a long history of producing equipment that helps manufacturing plants operate efficiently. For instance, The Sacmi Group has been doing it since 1919. The US$1.7 billion company provides machinery for the packaging, beverage, ceramics, food processing and plastics industries. The company has come a long way from its beginnings as a staff of nine mechanics and blacksmiths.