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CRIQ and Festo Canada announce creation of Industry 4.0 lab for manufacturers

April 21, 2017

CRIQ and Festo Canada announce creation of Industry 4.0 lab for manufacturers

Quebec manufacturers will soon have access to a real Industry 4.0 style factory of the future following an accouncement by the Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) and Festo Canada of the opening of Canada's first-ever cyber-physical laboratory in the Montreal borough of Saint-Laurent.

Read more: New Industry 4.0 lab for Quebec manufacturers

Mark Cadogan Tebis America

April 18, 2017

John Kowalczyk Tebis America

Mark Cadogan has joined Tebis America as vice president of sales for North America, and John Kowalczyk has been appointed senior manager, global strategic accounts.

Read more: Mark Cadogan joins Tebis America

Samples of stamped parts from Hamilton Stamping Ltd in Hamilton, ON

April 17, 2017

A new report that states US demand for metal stampings will reach $47.5 billion in 2021 because of continued growth in US production for durable goods, may have a positive impact on Canadian manufacturers and create new opportunities for business.

Read more: US demand will drive metal stampings growth

Salvagnini's panel bender celebrates its 40th anniversary

April 17, 2017

Salvagnini is celeberating the 40th anniversary of its panel bender, the P4.

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Toyoda wins automotive Pace award for gear skiving machining technology

April 14, 2017

JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corp. has won the 2017 Automotive News PACE Award for its high speed synchronization technology on its GS300 and GS700 gear skiving multi-tasking horizontal machining centres.

Read more: Toyoda wins auto award for machining technology

Augmented reality image from Total Immersion

April 12, 2017

Some manufacturers think augumented reality (AR) has an important role to play in the future and they, in conjunction with AR partners, have released the world's first augmented reality hardware and software functional requirement guidelines to help manufacturers incorporate AR technology into their processes.

Read more: Manufacturers focus on augmented reality

Mazak launches new smart system in collaboration with Murata Machinery

April 11, 2017

Mazak launches new smart system in collaboration with Murata Machinery

Mazak has developed a new smart automation unmanned system in collaboration with Murata Machinery, the Mazatec SMS (Smart Manufacturin System).

Read more: Mazak collaborates with Muratec on smart automation

LVD's new Experience Centre in Belgium

April 5, 2017


LVD Group wants to connect its customers to leading edge, advanced fabricating technologies and it plans to do that via its new "Experience Centre (XP)" that recently opened in Belgium, global corporate headquarters for the company.

Read more: LVD opens new "Experience Centre"

Scotchman Industries celebrates its 50th anniversary

April 5, 2017

Scotchman Industries Inc. is celebrating 50 years of manufacturing metal fabricating equipment in the US.

Read more: Scotchman celebrates 50th anniversary

Manufacturing growth in Canada sees 6th consecutive monthly rise

April 4, 2017

Canada's manufacturing industry continues to perform well with March marking the sixth consecutive month in which production and new orders picked up, while employment hit its highest level in close to five years, according to data from the Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI).

Read more: Canadian manufacturing rises: 6th month of consecutive growth

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