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Manufacturing AUTOMATION: Ontario manufacturers consider post-pandemic plans

The CEO of ATS Automation says he “couldn’t be more proud” of his workforce as the company pivots to produce medical devices at its facilities

April 29, 2020  by Kristina Urquhart

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The CEO of ATS Automation says he “couldn’t be more proud” of his workforce as the company pivots to produce medical devices at its facilities, and ramps up production of equipment needed by other manufacturers during the COVID-19 crisis.

On Apr. 14, ATS, which operates 23 manufacturing sites globally and is headquartered in Cambridge, Ont., announced that it had signed on for contract manufacturing for critical medical equipment needed for coronavirus treatment at its locations in Cambridge and Chicago.

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