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Association for Advancing Automation is Transformed

RIA, AIA and MCMA have transformed into A3: The Association for Advancing Automation Congratulations to long time Planning Group client, A3. After a long and successful history as the umbrella organization for the leading trade associations in Robotics (RIA), Machine Vision (AIA), Motion Control & Motors (MCMA) and Industrial AI,
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Virtual Meetings are Here to Stay

Virtual meetings, virtual strategy sessions and virtual training have been a dominant feature of daily business life for the past 12 months. In fact, “you are on mute” may be the most spoken phase of 2020. Fingers crossed, we will see the tail end of Covid-19 in the next 12
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Peter Wright Speaks on Virtual Facilitation

Planning Group President, Peter Wright will speak at the Governance Professionals of Canada virtual conference October 7, 2020. The topic is Conducting Virtual Facilitation for Successful Board Strategy Sessions. The focus is on virtual and hybrid facilitation in a time of Covid-19 related social distancing. Watch this video for a
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World Gym Opens in Calgary South

Congratulations to Planning Group client World Gym on the opening of their brand new facility in Calgary South! Know as World Gym Southland, this new 20,000 square foot, state of the art facility offers on-site daycare, tanning, massage, personal trainers and a wide range of classes. As with all their
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A3 Starts a New Association in Mexico

Congratulations to Planning Group client A3 for its new association in Mexico. As the Association for Advancing Automation, A3 is the umbrella organization for the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), Advancing Vision + Imaging (AIA), and the Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA). As the manufacturing and automation market is booming
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tremco illbruck Expands into new Markets in Asia

Long-time Planning Group client, tremco illbruck, announced last week that they have made a strategic acquisition in South Korea. The acquisition of Nurichem Co. Ltd. will give tremco illbruck a strategic manufacturing presence in Asia and better access to critical construction markets. tremco illbruck sees this deal as an important
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