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Waterloo: Canada’s largest robotics and automation cluster

Posted by Waterloo EDC on May 5, 2022

With a legacy of manufacturing innovation and reputation as the most dynamic tech ecosystem in Canada, Waterloo has become a global leader in robotics and automation. We are strategically located in the heart of Canada’s biggest manufacturing corridor with access to 187+ million consumers within a one-day drive. Waterloo has the talent pipeline and expertise needed to help robotics and automation...

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Topics: manufacturing, talent, robotics & automation

9 Waterloo companies bringing robots to the world

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 21, 2021

With innovative technologies and automation tools, the robotics industry is creating more productive, sustainable and efficient workplaces around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has only accelerated momentum in the robotics sector, with the rise of remote work and the heightened emphasis placed on health and safety.

As the largest robotics and automation cluster in Canada, Waterloo is home to...

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Topics: technology, artificial intelligence, robotics & automation

How to apply artificial intelligence to manufacturing

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 15, 2021

Manufacturing is changing.

More than ever before, the industry is embracing new technologies that result in better products and more efficient processes. While robotics and automation are becoming more common on factory floors, artificial intelligence and machine learning are only now being applied to problems in manufacturing. Applying artificial intelligence and machine learning into our...

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Topics: manufacturing, artificial intelligence, robotics & automation

Canada excels in new Manufacturing Risk Index

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 14, 2021

The new 2021 Manufacturing Risk Index from Cushman & Wakefield is a veritable treasure trove of information for manufacturing leaders interested in minimizing risk and understanding new trends in risk mitigation. One clear finding: Canada is a fantastic location for new manufacturing investment.

The report seeks to assess the costs, risks and conditions impacting manufacturing worldwide, with an...

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Topics: manufacturing, talent, robotics & automation

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