March 3, 2016
Yamazaki Mazak, Mazak Canada's parent company, has announced the construction of a new production facility in Inabe City, Mie Prefecture Japan, that will incorporate the company's iSmart factory concept that encompasses production automation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology.
February 9, 2016
DMG MORI held its annual open house at its Pfronten, Germany facility, to debut advances in machining technologies, including the introduction of six new machine tools and Industry 4.0 enabling technologies.
January 29, 2016
Alberta manufacturer invests in Mazak multi-tasking machining automtion for productivity gains. Read the story in the FEBRUARY 2016 issue of Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine.
January 25, 2016
A German aerospace engine manufacturer has improved machining of difficult-to-cut materials and descreased processing times because of its investment in Haimer's Safe-Lock clamping system.
December 5, 2015
Walter's Prototyp Milling: the Protomax ST high performance milling cutter designed with five cutting edges. Designed for machining steel substrates.
December 3, 2015
Twenty-four youth graduated from the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association's 32-week Introductory Trades Training program in November.
December 3, 2015
Manufacturing Day 2015 events across North American have helped to improve the perception of industry among the public, according to a Deloitte survey.
November 30, 2015
Lockheed Martin has cut costs of large titanium airframe components for the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of an Okuma HMC equipped with a patented cryogenic machining system known as 5ME.
November 25, 2015
Despite an economic contraction in North America, sales of machine vision systems and components grew six per cent to $1.8 billion US through September, making it the market's highest total for the first nine months of a year in history, according to statistics from AIA, the industry's trade group.
November 19, 2015
Going paperless on the shop floor cuts costs, reduces errors, and improves productivity
By Kip Hanson
Thick packets of work instructions, job travelers, tooling lists and part drawings are a common sight in most shops. Everyone from the receptionist to the head engineer participates in printing this small forest’s worth of paper, while operators and quality control people struggle to make heads and tails of it all. Then along comes an engineering revision or customer change request and everyone runs around like chickens with their heads cut off, swapping paperwork and redlining drawings. There has to be a better way.