October 14, 2015
Messer Cutting Systems has created an infographic to depict how "modern marvels" have been created using new and advanced machinery.
March 28, 2016
Mobile robot colleagues on wheels increase productivity and worker safety at Scott Fetzer Electrical Group The fleet of Universal Robots will now receive daily work orders to solve ever-changing tasks with high mix - low volume electronics manufacturer Scott Fetzer Electrical Group (SFEG) in Tennessee. The collaborative robots have optimized production by 20 percent, taking over monotonous and potentially hazardous tasks from employees now reallocated to more rewarding jobs.
January 10, 2017
Two Windsor manufacturers are the latest recipients in a recent slew of funding announcements by the Federal government. Newmak of Canada Corp. in partnership with Arbec Tool and Machine Ltd., both based in Windsor, ON, have received funding of up to $3 million to support development of stronger engine blocks made of lightweight aluminum.
March 23, 2016
The Ontario government has announced it plans to invest $40 million in advanced manufacturing inititatives in Ontario. The funding is part of a broader provincial $400 million Business Growth Initiative aimed at supporting Ontario's shift towards a high growth innovation economy.
February 19, 2015
Natural Resources Canada's CanmetMaterials facility in Hamilton, ON, has unveiled a $5.96 million rolling mill that will be used to support manufacturing in Canada.
March 16, 2016
The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontaro) announces $6.6 million funding for Guelph manufacturers
Guelph, ON, manufacturers Hammond Manufacturing Co. and Ontario Drive and Gear Ltd. will be receiving combined funding of $6.6 million following an annoucement by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. The projects are expected to create or maintain up to 165 full time equivalent jobs.
June 13, 2017
The Government of Quebec and the Government of Canada want to strengthen Canada's manufacturing sector and are offering a non-repayable contribution of more than $740,000 to Quebec organization Economie du savoir Mauricie (ESM) for two projects to help guide manufacturing SMEs in upgrading their technological innovation and delivering investment and market development projects.
February 4, 2014
EOS of North America Inc., Nov, MI, and aerospace giant Airbus Group Innovations have partnered together in a study to illustrate the environmental and cost saving benefits of 3D printing in aerospace manufacturing.
April 9, 2013
by Dr. John Olsen
Cutting 2D and 3D parts on the same machine
While five axis operations such as bevel cutting and other weld-prep-type work have been possible on abrasive waterjet machines for some time, the capability to also process 3D parts such as tubes and pipes on the same machine is relatively new.