Machining

July 18, 2013

Specialty grinding machinery and equipment distributor Machine Tool Systems, Toronto, ON, is getting into the additive manufacturing business with the EOS line of machines for metals and plastics. The distributor will represent EOS in Ontario and Quebec.

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September 2, 2013

A Canadian manufacturer has supplied the US Navy with 2 sets of four waterjet impellers. Dominis Engineering, Gloucester, ON, is one of only a few manufacturers in the world capable of machining these large, complex rotating components, says president Bodo Gospodnetic.

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November 2, 2013

The Canadian manufacturing continues to grow, hitting the highest level in 2.5 years in October, according to the RBC Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI). The PMI is a monthy survey that serves as a gauge of manufacturing business conditions. 

After adjusting for seasonal variation, the RBC PMI - a composite indicator designed to provide a single-figure snapshot of the health of the manufacturing sector - rose to its highest level in 30 months during October. At 55.6, up from 54.2 in September and above the series average of 53.3, the RBC PMI indicated a strong improvement in Canadian manufacturing operation conditions.

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December 17, 2013

Canadian manufacturing sales continued to climb in October, yet another sign that the economy is gaining steam and will continue to grow in 2014.

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SteelDay is September 16

August 17, 2016

On September 16, steel product manufacturers will be able to celebrate what they do by opening their doors to the public. SteelDay is an interactive and networking event created by The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction.

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CGTech Vericut software in action on Grob G550

June 5, 2015

CGTech, a developer of CNC software for simulations, verification, optimization and analysis technology for the manufacturing industry, has joined Partners in THINC, a network of 40 indusry suppliers using a commom open architecture platform, PC-based THINC OSP control to bring innovative solutions to manufacturers.

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The EDM department in D-M Precision Products' facility consists of three GF Machining Solutions AgieCharmilles EDMs.

May 4, 2016

by Mary Scianna

The Problem: Missing out on part families from existing customers

The Solution: EDM technology to capture more business

Ontario shop carves aluminum machining niche with EDM technology

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Iscar ChatterFree solid mill line cutting tools machining aluminum

March 21, 2017

A demonstration of Iscar's new four-flute ChatterFree solid mill line of cutting tools cutting aluminum.

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Alexander Steurer, senior manager, NC programming for stator components at MTU beside the Haimer Safe Lock clamping system

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.

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CMTS show

August 30, 2017

SME Canada, the organizer of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) wants to bring attendees an innovative experience like no other in the industry.

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October 16, 2011

In the competitive cutting tool industry, suppliers need to set themselves apart from the competition.

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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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CN Rail

February 9, 2017

CN plans to spend $2.5 billion in 2017 to improve its core infrastructure, which includes replacement of 2.2 million rail ties, installation of more than 966 km (600 miles) of new rail, and work in bridges, branch line upgrades and other general track maintenance.

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October 12, 2011

Taking civil aircraft, military, missiles, space, and numerous related products and services into account, the global aerospace and defense industry represents hundreds of billions of dollars in annual sales.

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ABB YuMi IV

December 5, 2017

An interview with Phil Crowther, global product manager, Small Robots, ABB Inc.

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Conestoga College launches Centre for Smart Manufacturing

March 4, 2015

Conestoga College officially launched its new Centre for Smart Manufacturing located at the Cambridge, ON, campus of the college's Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.

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Doosan DNM 200 5 AX

January 1, 2015

Doosan's new DNM 200/5AX is a compact five axis vertical machining centre designed with an affordable price point for manufacturers machining complex prismatic parts.

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August 13, 2012

Consumer confidence augurs well for stronger North American economy

Consumer confidence in the US is growing, according to recent retails sales data.

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April 9, 2013

by Harsh Bibra and Todd Drane

How controls contribute to better precision machining performance

When you’re machining tight tolerances in the range of 0.013 to 0.003 mm (+/- 0.0005 to 0.0001 in.) controls play a critical role in ensuring those parameters are maintained.

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Automating your job estimating process

April 14, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Automating job estimation makes the process faster and more accurate – and keeps costs on a tight leash

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