Cutting Tools

March 14, 2013

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Melville, NY, is entering the Canadian market with its acquisition of Barnes Distribution North America.

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April 1, 2012

SGS Tool has added the new Multi-Carb to its high performance end mill product offering. The Multi-Carb incorporates a large number of flutes for stability and high feed finishing capabilities in applications where surface finish and tolerance are critical factors. The large flute count design allows smoother cutting performance and increased tool life, positively impacting productivity, quality levels, and cost efficiencies.

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Mining accounted for $56 billion of Canada's GDP in 2015.  Image: Salt mine corridor

August 29, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Canada’s strength in natural resources is being matched by its winning hand in renewable energy

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December 4, 2011

In the ongoing good-news story about the manufacturing sector, MAG's global results indicate that the resurgence isn't just a North American one. MAG IAS (MAG Americas) and MAG Europe reports near-record growth in bookings and sales in 2011 and year-end bookings are expected to reach close to US $1.6 billion for the combined companies.

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Iscar's new chipformers for steel

December 31, 2015

Iscar's three new chipformers for finishing medium and rough turning of steel: R3P, M3P and F3P.  The chipbreakers are designed to decrease the volume of chips removed from the workpiece during the machining process for efficient chip removal.

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Branko Hohnec is the new general manager for Canada for Seco Tools

October 2, 2015

Brancko Hohnec has been appointed general manager, Canada, for Seco Tools. He joined Seco 11 years ago and most recently was managing director of Seco in Slovenia. He has a background in mechanical engineering. He will be based in Mississauga, ON.

 

 

 

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August 4, 2012

Walter USA LLC’s latest addition to its Walter Valenite line of ValCool cutting fluids is the VPLFC, a heavy duty, non-chlorinated, semi-synthetic coolant.

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November 12, 2013

Eduardo Martin is the new president of Market Area Americas (MAA) for Sandvik Coromant, Fair Lawn, NJ. The MAA region includes Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and the US. He previously lead Sandvik Coromant in Italy and succeeds John Israelsson, who is now the president of Sandvik Hyperion. Martin began his career with Sandvik more than 25 years ago and started as a machinist.

Sandvik Coromant

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Seco Steadyline turning bars

January 26, 2015

Seco has launched a new line of turning bars to its Steadyline family, that feature patented damped tooling the company says provides excellent productivity for a range of long overhang machining operations.

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Dormer Pramet launches new corporate web site

February 16, 2015

The newly merged Dormer Pramet has launhced a new corporate website to bring both companies and their respective technologies together in one location under one corporate identity.

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Nick Tomac

June 23, 2014

Nick Tomac is the new sales representative for Tungaloy in Canada for the Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph, ON, areas. A tool and die maker with more than 15 years of experience, he also holds a diploma in manufacturing engineering.

Tungaloy 

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Prod 1 Iscar Main image Fig. 1. MULTI MASTER Heads

January 8, 2020

by Andrei Petrilin, Iscar technical manager

Manufacturing's push towards comprehensive digitizing will impact almost all stages: product design, process planning, machining, assembly and logistics. The driving force behind the changes is a series of technological breakthroughs related to Industry 4.0.

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Quality Machining Services (QMS)

October 8, 2019

by Andrew Brooks

Poised to grow – but ‘hanging on’ for now

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November 7, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Manufacturers gearing up for growth

The manufacturing industry is undergoing a renaissance.

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From left: Robert, James and Michael Pinelli with the Mazak VTC-805G machine.

October 8, 2019

Investing in advanced technology to grow 

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Amanda, Michael and Stephanie Grieger with the new fiber laser cutting machine.

October 8, 2019

by Andrew Brooks

Precision metal fabrication is rewarding work, but governments could be helping a lot more

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Seco Tools' Todd Miller

January 27, 2014

Todd Miller is the manager of product marketing at Seco Tools, Troy, MI. He is part of a series of organization changes at the cutting tool company.

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OSG USA acquires IMU Dies

January 6, 2016

OSG USA Inc., Glendale Heights, IL, has acquired the assets and proprietary manufacturing technology of IMU Dies.

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OSG's new coolant-through carbide drills for deep hole drilling

December 1, 2019

OSG has launched ADO-40D and 50D coolant-through carbide drills for deep hole drilling applications.

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June 19, 2012

Automotive Cutting Tools

by Tim Wilson

Now that the automotive industry is back in gear, the new manufacturing environment is proving itself to be highly competitive, with improvements occurring in all areas, including materials and tooling.

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