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Precision machining is a growing source of business for Innovative Tool and Die Inc.

October 13, 2015

by Kip Hanson

Photos by Tyler Garnham

BC job shop takes a slow but steady approach to growth

The Problem: Switching machine tool brands to save costs leads to lacklustre results
The Solution: Return to the fold with a vertical machining centre

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think innovation

October 13, 2015

by Tim wilson

Mould, tool and die sector thinks outside the box for success

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The Fronius AccuPocket in action: repairing a snowmobile at the Streif ski resort and race track in Austria.

October 7, 2015

by Kip Hanson

Today’s portable welding equipment is lightweight, fast, and cost-effective

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Eric McKellar is a robotic welding application specialist with ABB Robotics.

October 6, 2015

by Eric McKellar

Robotics offer advantages for weld sizes 0.25 in. and larger

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File Photo: Acorn welding curriculum launched at Western Technical and Commercial High School

October 2, 2015

The Canadian Welding Association (CWA) Foundation has created an industry repository for welding equipment and materials to ease the financial burden of running secondary school welding programs.

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Price Dynamics

October 1, 2015

Price DynamicsA new online resource aims to level the playing field for metals buyers by creating an objective and anonymous materials pricing platform to help them benchmark raw material market prices.

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Linda Hasenfratz, CEO of Linamar, CMTS 2015 keynote speaker

September 25, 2015

SME CMTS 2015

Canadian manufacturers can compete and win on a global scale if they devote themselves to innovation in their products and processes, and efficiency in their operations. That’s the message from the keynote speaker at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) Linda Hasenfratz, CEO Linamar Corp.

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File photo: Students at Western Technical Commercial High School where CWB Group's Acorn welding program was launched earlier this year.

September 17, 2015

The CWA Foundation and the Marinucci Family Foundation plan to donate $500,000 to high school welding programs in Canada. Each secondary school will receive $5,000 annually over ten years. CWA made the annoucnement at the CanWeld Conference in St. John's, NL. At the same time, the CWA Foundation plans to establish a welding program at a secondary school in Newfoundland.

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mining resources

September 7, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Finding success in Canada’s resources sector

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Weldco-Beales has invested in Lincoln welding equipment and positioners,

September 7, 2015

by Mary Scianna

imagae by Klint Burton

Western Canadian machinery attachment OEM invests in technology for growth

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by Etienne Blouin(left)  & Jim Dileo(right)

September 5, 2015

by Etienne Blouin & Jim Dileo

Fume extraction welding guns remove harmful welding fumes efficiently

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ESAB's Aristo MIG 4004i pusle is a lightweight, multi-purpose welding source.

September 1, 2015

by Tim Wilson

New power sources make welding easier, faster and better

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Ian Campbell

August 31, 2015

by Ian Campbell

Why getting youth into the welding sector should matter to you

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ESAB's A Cut Above contest for secondary and post secondary students

August 24, 2015

ESAB has launched its 2015 A Cut Above student contest, open to students in welding, cutting and related programs in secondary and post-secondary schools in Canada and the US.

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Irving Oil Refinery

August 20, 2015

Irving Oil has announced plans to invest $200 million in a turnaround project at its Sain John, NB, facility that is expected to generate approximately 3,000 jobs for onsite workers.

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Lincoln Electric acquires Specialised Welding Products

August 13, 2015

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc.has acquired Specialised Welding Products (SWP), a privately held provider of specialty welding consumables in Australia and New Zealand.

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Leon Massa shows a part machined on the Haas five axis machine in his shop.

July 28, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Investing in leading edge machining technology to remain competitive

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Tim Walls, left, and Stacey Saumure in front of the company's latest DMG MORI machine.

July 28, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Focus on tight tolerance, complex work sets BC machine shop apart

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DK Custom Welding and Design houses metal fabricating equipment and paint finishing operations.

July 28, 2015

by Kip Hanson

No job too big or too small for Ontario welding shop

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St. Hubert has built a reputation for producing high quality gears.

July 28, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Quebec gear shop builds reputation for quality

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