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Exonetik Working On a Robotic Arm for Space


Sherbrooke startup Exonetik has obtained funding from the Canadian Space Agency to develop the first robotic arm with magnetorheologic fluid actuators to be used in space. Actuators of this type are very reliable in terms of reproducing forces and movements, … Read +



Classcraft

Classcraft Supported by Ottawa and Québec in its Penetration of New Markets


Shawn Young (Classcraft) and Marie-Claude Bibeau (deputy, Compton–Stanstead)  Classcraft Studios will be accelerating its international expansion, in the United States primarily, thanks to contributions from the federal and provincial governments totalling $437 900: A repayable contribution of $400 000 from the Government of … Read +



Artopex Accelerates its 4.0 Shift


The office furniture manufacturer Artopex will invest $30.1M in the automation and modernization of its processes by 2020. In Sherbrooke, modernization work is planned for the facilities of the Logiflex plant, on Saint-Roch Road. In the wake of this work, … Read +



Université de Sherbrooke

UdeS at the Core of the First Canadian Collaborative Robotics Program


Reduce the labour shortage while fostering competitiveness in the manufacturing sector: that is the aim of the new training program Enabling Technologies for Collaborative Robotics in Manufacturing (CoRoM), spearheaded by the Université de Sherbrooke, the École de technologie supérieure, and … Read +



Motrec Invests Nearly $10M in its New Sherbrooke Plant


Sherbrooke’s world-renowned manufacturer of industrial electric vehicles, Motrec International, is investing $10M for the construction of its new plant, featuring the latest cutting-edge technologies, in the city’s Regional Industrial Park. A large-scale expansion project to support further growth The company’s … Read +



Slice

Sherbrooke Has Lowest Cost of Living in Canada


According to a ranking published by Slice, Sherbrooke is the city with the lowest cost of living for a population of more than 100 000 in Canada. Based on data from Salary Expert, this ranking took into account costs related to … Read +