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Mac Mackenzie is CEO of Epic Tool.

October 3, 2017

by Mac Mackenzie

Carbide inserts with flat bottom configurations can lead to lower machining costs

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Brian Heins, IMP's general manager, left, with Peter Visser of Mate Tooling. IMP improved fabricating efficiencies as a result of an investment in new Amada equipment and new Mate press brake tooling.

October 3, 2017

Investing in new bending, fiber laser cutting technology for a greenfield site boosts efficiency for Ontario custom job shop

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Eric St. James is director of Paramount Machinery.

October 3, 2017

by Eric St. James

Advanced linear motor drives can help fabricators improve processing times

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TIG welding power sources allow the operator to adjust the parameters of the pulse to match the material more precisely and reduce distortion in the base material.  IMAGE: Lincoln Electric

October 3, 2017

by Nestor Gula

Getting a grip on pulsed TIG welding

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Blum-Novotest’s Digilog probe inspecting a part.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

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Blum-Novotest's Digilog touch probe uses analog contact scanning, accumulating a continuous profile or path while mounted on the production machine.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

3D quality inspection benefits from optical and contact metrology

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Mary Scianna

October 3, 2017

by Mary Scianna

Manufacturing has a big problem on its hands.

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DMG MORI's simplified automation for turning

October 2, 2017

DMG MORI's Robo2Go simplified automation is a new flexible automation solution for turning machines.

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Incredible inventions of AI

September 28, 2017

What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more -- all by themselves.

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How a smartphone is made

September 21, 2017

OPPO has come out with its flaghip Android smartphone the R11. Watch how the phones are made at the OPPO factory in Shenzhen.

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7 amazing CNC machines

September 14, 2017

See these innovative CNC machines that can enhance your CNC machine shop.

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Otto robot top image

September 12, 2017

A weld assembly equipment supplier to automotive OEMs has installed a robotic mobile manipulator, the OTTO 1500 integrated with Yaskawa Motomanrobotics to automate its black oxide process.

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TRUMPF TruLaser Weld 5000 in action

September 10, 2017

TRUMPF's TruLaser Weld 5000 in action. The machine produces aesthetically pleasing welds. The turn-key system has many features that make it easier to get started with laser welding.

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NASA's 3D printed pizza and 17 other interesting 3D printed objects

September 8, 2017

A 3D printed pizza from NASA and 17 other ojects made using additive manufacturing.

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Building the world's most luxurious cruise ship

August 31, 2017

Learn what goes in to plan, design and build one of the world's most luxurious crusie ships.

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CMTS show

August 30, 2017

SME Canada, the organizer of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) wants to bring attendees an innovative experience like no other in the industry.

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Turbine blades and rotor being hoisted into place. Image: John Kirby, Erie Shores Windfarm, Ontario

August 29, 2017

In Canada over the last ten years more wind energy capacity has been built than any other form of electricity generation, says Richard Hornung, president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA).

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Mining accounted for $56 billion of Canada's GDP in 2015.  Image: Salt mine corridor

August 29, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Canada’s strength in natural resources is being matched by its winning hand in renewable energy

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CANWELD 2017

August 29, 2017

Canada’s premier annual event for welding, metal fabricating and finishing 

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