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August 27, 2012

Growing medical device market may be good for the health of your manufacturing business

by Tim Wilson

To get a handle on Canada's medical industry, it is important to know that Canada has four classes of medical devices.

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Mary Scianna, Editor, Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine

June 2, 2015

by Mary Scianna

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Mary Sciannaa

May 2, 2016

There's a new sector in manufacturing that is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with:

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Andrei Petrilin (left) is technical manager of indexable milling tools, and Marcel Elkouby (right) is material sciences R&D manager at Iscar Tools.

March 31, 2018

by Andrei Petrilin & Marcel Elkouby

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Additive manufacturing meets multi-tasking

September 30, 2018

Mazak integration of additive manufacturing with multi-tasking: a laser metal deposition torch mounted on a multi-tasking machine.

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Mary Scianna

October 29, 2015

by Mary Scianna

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Mary Scianna, editor

February 8, 2017

There seems to be a disconnect between where the manufacturing sector should be and where it is today in North America. In other words, “advanced manufacturing” isn’t as advanced in the field as it is in the minds of some people.

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Boston Dynamics's two-legged Atlas robot does backflips

December 10, 2017

What a difference two years make. If you followed the DARPA Challenge back in 2015, you’ll know that humanoid robots have a track record of falling over—a lot.

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Measuring a part off the GFMS EDM Wire-Cut E350. in B&R Custom Machining's Cambridge, ON, machine shop.

July 30, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing innovation spurs aerospace growth

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Bill Reilly

June 8, 2014

by Bill Reilly

How many times have you spent hours struggling with vices, blocks, clamps, and even glue, in an attempt to create some sort of rudimentary CMM fixture to hold the part you need to inspect? If you just rolled your eyes, then read on.

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Chris Anderson is associate chief engineer at Yaskawa America Inc. – Motoman Robotics Division.

April 3, 2017

by Chris Anderson

Overcome the challenges of robotic welding of aluminum in truck manufacturing

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Additive manufacturing has a huge role to play in the nuclear industry

May 8, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy and its national labs are supporting early stage research on additive manufacturing that can ultimately be adopted by industry to drastically reduce the time it takes to design, build and certify nuclear systems.

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John Zaya is product manager, workholding,  with BIG Kaiser.

February 8, 2017

by John Zaya

Effective ways to hold workpieces in multi-axis machining

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A "wild-looking" EV design from Chris Bangle Associates

December 5, 2017

Chris Bangle is well known among the auto industry for his innovative automotive designs. See his latest "wild-looking" vehicle.

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Prima Power 3D laser cutting machines improve efficiencies for auto parts maker

February 27, 2018

See how an automotive parts manufacturer is benefiting from the new generation of Prima Power 3D laser cutting machines.

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Smart Positioner

April 8, 2018

A product overview of Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner, which combines automated part positioning with step-by-step software enabled weld verification for control of large, complex weld assemblies.

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Lincoln Electric's automated part positioning

October 8, 2018

Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner combines automated part positioning with step-by-step weld verification for control of large, complex weld assemblies.

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Scotchman RG automatic measuring and positioning system

March 11, 2018

Scotchman Industries demonstrates how to increase the efficiency and productivity of Hydraulic Ironworker metal punching and shearing stations with its RG automatic measuring and positioning systems.

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There are many options for automating you saw, from bar feeders to advanced robots.

October 24, 2017

by Mike Albrecht

Automation will maximize fabricating efficiencies and reduce operating costsThere is no denying the incredible impact technology has had on our lives over the past two decades -- it has changed the traditional workplace and reshaped business expectations.

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Fresh Start

February 8, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cautious optimism for growth prevails in Canada's automotive manufacturing sector

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