February 24, 2013
Quebec machine shopâ€™s focus on complex, tight tolerance work calls for high-end toolholding
As a shop serving the aerospace, defense and high-tech industries, APN Inc., Quebec City, QC, must provide customers with parts that are as close to perfect as possible. Extremely complex, high precision and difficult-to-machine components are APNâ€™s specialty. Key to producing such parts to the highest industry standards, as well as faster and more accurately than the competition, is the shopâ€™s expertise in high speed, high performance three axis and five axis milling.
September 10, 2013
Cutting tool suppliers do more than sell tools; they help you compete
by John Mitchell
Gone are the days when your competitor was down the street. In today’s fast paced global manufacturing environment our competitors are everywhere. According to China Daily the average wage in China is $6,800 per year or about CDN $3.27 per hour. Canadian machine shops will not be able to compete with that