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ATTENTION SME TORONTO CHAPTER 26 MEMBERS and others in the Greater Toronto Area: A former member, Mr. Peter Arrowsmith, currently with BOTE Consulting; calls to our attention the following job opportunity with 'Crystal Fountains'. Details, see below. If interested, send your submissions to the Manufacturing Manager in charge, Mr. Peter van ... more
Posted by Ravi Karumanchiri on Toronto Chapter 26 Aug 15, 2019 1:31 PM EDT
Today, surrounded by industry leaders, researchers and students, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the University of Toronto (U of T) celebrated the opening of the Centre for Research and Application in Fluidic Technologies (CRAFT). CRAFT will be a national innovation hub for  in vitro  diagnostics, regenerative medicine and ... more
Posted by Vesna Cota on Toronto Chapter 26 Nov 26, 2018 9:45 PM EST
Toronto-based tech investor David Stein is making the new competition part of Waterloo region's annual technology conference. “The Leaders Prize at True North aims to solve a major problem with broad applicability, recognize leading AI talent within Canada, and inspire the next generation to pursue a career in technology,” David Stein said in a ... more
Posted by Vesna Cota on Toronto Chapter 26 Nov 24, 2018 5:39 PM EST
In case you missed the  email announcement ... We're happy to announce a new feature on SME Connect: Gamification! What is gamification? It is a friendly competition where you will be rewarded and recognized for all your efforts and engagement on the site. When you log in to SME Connect, you will notice a few new features: BADGES We are assigning badges ... more
Posted by Stephanie Mailloux on Toronto Chapter 26 Nov 20, 2018 4:35 PM EST
The non-powered support gear helps with the 4,600 overhead tasks employees perform daily.   Companies are starting to propose functioning exoskeletons for real applications, from  soldier  support to  helping  paraplegic patients walk. But they could also be customized to help everyday workers with their harder tasks, as Lowe's lift-easing  ... more
Posted by Stephanie Mailloux on Toronto Chapter 26 Nov 20, 2018 4:14 PM EST
Today marks the official opening of our one-of-a- kind Centre for Air Travel Research! This facility, offers a realistic recreation of a passenger’s air travel experience from start to finish. For the first time ever, we can test the complete air travel experience: from check-in to terminal, to security, boarding, flying, and deplaning, all in one ... more
Posted by Vesna Cota on Toronto Chapter 26 Nov 20, 2018 3:48 PM EST
The Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence is open for business! A great Friday as the green lights go on and we commence delta qual builds on 2 of the first 3 EOS M290's in our 60,000Oft Oakville facility. Check it out here:  https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6464198414505689088 more
Posted by Stephanie Mailloux on Toronto Chapter 26 Nov 6, 2018 6:34 PM EST
Pictured above are the 2018 Toronto Chapter 26 officers being sworn in by Jenny Ono-Suttaby at the SME Canada Office Left to right: Jenny Ono-Suttaby; Chapter Chair Bob Gwozdz, Pierce All Inc.; Chapter Chair-Elect John Paul Muhar, QA Precision Inc.; Chapter Treasurer Kevin Phillips, White-Line Machine & Tool; and Chapter Secretary Ravi ... more
Posted by Dianna Helka on Toronto Chapter 26 Jan 15, 2018 10:52 AM EST
Now in its tenth year, this annual student competition, sponsored by SME’s Direct Digital Manufacturing Tech Group, seeks innovative automotive aftermarket parts, chemicals, equipment and accessories designs that integrate and implement the best of digital design, additive and subtractive tools/technologies.   The winning team(s) will ... more
Posted by Dianna Helka on Toronto Chapter 26 Jan 8, 2018 6:48 PM EST
Mihaela Vlasea , University of Waterloo   Mathieu Brochu , McGill University   Ahmad Barari , Univerisity of Ontario Institute of Technology   Gijs van Houtum , Eindhoven University of Technology   James Hinebaugh , PhD, Expanse Microtechnologies Inc. Expanse   Eyal Geiger , Reuben Menezes & Tushar Mistry , Proto3000 inc.   John Di Bello & Mark ... more
Posted by Dianna Helka on Toronto Chapter 26 Jan 8, 2018 6:45 PM EST