Machining

United Grinding to open new North American headquarters

August 29, 2016

United Grinding plans to open a new 9.290 sq m (100,000 sq ft) North American headquarters in Miamisburg, OH, consolidating its existing operarations in the US state.

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June 16, 2013

The Studer favoritCNC universal cylindrical grinder for grinding medium size workpieces in individual and serial productions, comes with options such as in-process gauging, balancing systems, contact detection and length positioning.

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Mike Schoneveld completes the assembly of DV Systems’ finished air compressor unit.

February 18, 2015

Modern HMC helps Ontario manufacturer improve productivity

The Problem: Maintain manufacturing operations in North America
The Solution: Replace outdated machine tools with a modern HMC

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5ME acquires rights to cryogenic machining technology

August 29, 2016

5ME, a Warren, MI, which specializes in manufacturing services and software to improve efficiencies, has secured rights to cryogenic machining technology by acquiring 51 patents from Creare, a supplier of cryogenic systems and fluid dynamics.

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US shop breaks Hurco machine purchase order

August 17, 2015

A US machine shop has broken the Hurco USA record for the largest single purhase of Hurco CNC machines in the company's history, recently purchasing two five axis mills and three trunnion style five axis mills, bringing the number of Hurco machines in the shop to 21.

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December 9, 2012

US manufacturing data shows 5.3% growth over 2011

US manufacturing technology orders climbed 5.3 per cent over 2011, a good sign of an economy finally turning the corner, albeit slowly.

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July 31, 2012

VMCs strive for ultimate accuracy

by Jim Barnes

For some shop owners, the vertical machining centre is the old faithful in in the corner… good at what it does, but not capable of spectacular achievements in accuracy or productivity. It may be time for a re-think.

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January 1, 2012

New machine has potential to increase milling productivity 100 per cent

by Ed Robertson

Rockford Engineering Associates LLC (REALLCo)’s mission is to provide unique solutions to complex manufacturing problems.

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September 8, 2013

Walter Surface Technologies commemorated the completion of its $30 million, 92,00 sq ft facility in Point-Claire, QC.

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Robotic part loading and unloading allows unattended machine operation.

August 1, 2018

by Kip Hanson | photos by David Afriat

Quebec cutting tool manufacturer achieves new levels of precision and productivity

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September 9, 2013

by Mary Scianna

People working in English dominant countries like Canada and the US take language for granted.

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December 4, 2011

by Tom Groff , Optical Gaging Products (OGP).

Shop Technology Magazine discusses the merits of off-line measurement with Optical Gaging Products' Tom Goff, and how manufacturers can benefit from the different systems available on the market today.

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Turbine blades and rotor being hoisted into place. Image: John Kirby, Erie Shores Windfarm, Ontario

August 29, 2017

In Canada over the last ten years more wind energy capacity has been built than any other form of electricity generation, says Richard Hornung, president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA).

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June 21, 2012

The problem
An EDM that didn’t live up to expectations 

The solution
Replacement EDM that better fits requirements

New wire EDM improves machining time on tool and die work

by Mary Scianna

If there is one important lesson that Les and Arnold Rackham have learned running a machine shop for 33 years, it’s that you need the right equipment to succeed. For Burloak Tool and Die, Burlington, ON, its EDM technology.

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plane

September 1, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Getting approval to machine aerospace parts worth the effort

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RonaldNg Photography

July 2, 2014

Retaining your highly valued employees

by Tim Wilson

We hear a lot about the difficulty in finding good people. However, the flip side of this reality is mentioned less often: how to retain those high value employees after you've hired them.

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Youth graduates from the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association's 32-week Introductory Trades Training program

December 3, 2015

Twenty-four youth graduated from the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association's 32-week Introductory Trades Training program in November.

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A wide array of zero-point components are available for virtually all machine tools and workpiece configurations. IMAGE: SCHUNK

April 28, 2018

by Kip Hanson

What are you waiting for? It’s time to transform your shop with zero-point workholding 

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