May 31, 2016
by Kip Hanson
BC fab shop sees big productivity gains after investing in plate and beam processing equipment
The Problem: Outsourcing work due to capacity problems with older equipment
The Solution: A high definition plasma table and automated beam processing line
May 13, 2016
The KUKA booth at Hannover Fair 2016 where visitors learned about smart factories, connecting robots and other automation equipment to the cloud, the benefits of machine learning and big data for optimized production, new easier robot programming methods, flexible methods of matrixed production, as well as some new KUKA robots and how it all fits into the 4th industrial revolution - Industry 4.0.
May 2, 2016
Canadore College in North Bay, ON, has opened the doors to its ICAMP 2.0 facility, an expansion to its Innovation Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Production (ICAMP).
April 26, 2016
The outlook for the global laser cutting market is good according to a forecast by Technavio, a technology research and advisory company. The company forecasts the market will experience close to a 9 per cent Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) between 2016 and 2020.
April 20, 2016
Lockheed Martin Canada has opened the doors to its IMPACT Centre in Ottawa, an innovative demonstration centre that aims to bring industry and academia together for critical research, development and advancement of technology.
April 14, 2016
Walter Surface Technologies has published a white paper on how the Internet of Things is impacting the metalworking shop floor.