April 9, 2013
by Jim Barnes
Attitudes are changing toward tooling and tough alloys
There are two types of machine shops, says one expert: those that do a lot of high-temperature superalloy and titanium alloy work, and those that shy away from it due to long cycle times and short tool life.
April 10, 2016
Product launch features 1,050 new products for milling, drilling and turning
Hundreds of manufacturers from Canada, the US and Mexico, as well tooling distributors congregated in Chicago, IL, on April 5 for Tungaloy America's North American launch of TunGForce, a new line of tooling.
December 1, 2014
Tungaloy has expanded its DoMiniTurn/Bore Line, a double-sided positive insert line that features a unique toolholder and insert design.
May 26, 2013
Tungaloy Corp.'s new range of turning inserts, EcoTurn, are dimensionally smaller than standard ISO insert ranges making these inserts eco-friendly because they need less resourse than standard inserts, claims the company. Tungaloy also claims that despite the smaller size, the performance of the EcoTurn inserts is equal to standard size inserts.
July 21, 2014
Volkswagon's Salzgitter, Germany plant had a problem with its Minimum Quantity Lubrication and dry processing operations.
November 24, 2011
Tungaloy opened its new insert manufacturing plant in Iwaki City, Fukushima, Japan recently and Warren Buffet, chairman and CEO of Bershire Hathaway, the major investor in Tungaloy’s parent company IMC International Metalworking Companies, was on had to celebrate the event.
May 1, 2013
Berkshire Hathaway to acquire balance of IMC International Metalworking Companies for $2.05 billion
Berkshire Hathaway Inc., IMC International Metalworking Companies B.V., and IMC’s founding Wertheimer family, announced that Berkshire Hathaway has acquired from the Wertheimer family the 20 per cent of IMC International Metalworking Companies that it does not already own, for consideration of US$2.05 billion.
August 11, 2013
by Tim Wilson
Only shops with rapid response to this sector’s challenging demands will succeed
Medical device manufacturing is one of the most exciting industrial sectors in Canada, but also one of the most challenging–specifically given the complexity of the regulatory environment.