Industry Update

Vancouver Island University Welding training program

June 28, 2016

BC high schools with welding programs are getting a $300,000 boost after the Canadian Welding Association Foundation (CWA Foundation) announced it's expanding secondary school welding and education support programs across the province because of a donation from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation in conjunction with Seaspan, an association of Canadian companies in the coastal marine transportation and shipbuilding sectors.

Read more: $300,000 for BC welding programs

Image: Bombardier

June 28, 2016

The Canadian aerospace sector is set for production growth in 2017, according to an industry outlook report from The Conference Board of Canada, "Canadian Industrial Outlook: Canada's Aerospace Manufacturing Industry."

Read more: Growth for Canada's aerospace sector

P.O.M. Solutions to distribute FTP Fast Mill modular clamping systems

June 24, 2016

P.O.M. Solutions, a new distribution company of machine tool accessories based in Burlington, ON, has taken on a new Italian tooling line, FPT Fast Mill modular clamping systems.

Read more: Machine accessories distributor takes on Italian product line

BIMU-SFORTEC in Milan, Italy

June 23, 2016

The Italian Trade Commission is seeking Canadian metal products manufacturers interested in attending one of Italy's largest trade shows for the metalworking industry, BIMU-SFORTEC 2016.

Read more: Italian trade group seeks manufacturers for trade show delegation

BLM Tube Innovation Week

June 22, 2016

BLM Group USA's week-long "Tube Innovation Week" in June at its Wixom, MI, headquarters was an opportunity to see the latest in tube processing technologies.

Read more: Tube innovations focus at BLM Group event

Alta Precision expansion

June 21, 2016

Alta Precision, a Montreal machine shop serving the aerospace manufacturing industry, has doubled its operation to meet growing demand. The modernized $11 million project has seen the CNC manufacturing business go from 40,000 sq ft to 80,000 sq ft. The company held an inauguration on June 21. Alta Precision will be featured in Shop Metalworking Technology's upcoming August issue.

Read more: $11 M expansion for Quebec aerospace manufacturing shop

Mitutoyo alliance with Mapvision

June 20, 2016

Mitutoyo alliance with TAG Optics

Mitutoyo is expanding its offerings to customers by aligning itself with two companies that will provide technologies to enhance Mitutoyo's current metrology solutions. 

Read more: Mitutoyo enhances offerings with new alliances

Brandon Malec

June 17, 2016

Hideyuki Taguchi

Dengensha America is expanding its resistance welding customer support in Canada and the US by adding Brandon Malec as a sales engineer, and Hideyuki ("Yuki") Taguchi as senior engineer.

Read more: Dengensha expands resistance welding support

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