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March 21, 2014

Canadian manufacturers interested in advanced manufacturing technologies can now attend a newly expanded biennial trade show and conference

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December 9, 2013

Ontario manufacturers will soon be getting support for advanced manufacturing practices through a newly announced Advanced Manufacturing Fund.

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November 20, 2011

Productivity and quality start with that first hole

by Jim Barnes

The productivity and quality of a laser cutting operation start with the piercing process.

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August 26, 2012

New show, conference focused on technologies, strategies to maintain manufacturing competitiveness

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March 25, 2012

Students of the engineering physics program at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, BC, are highly focused on advancing science through new, high-tech inventions, and are using an OMAX waterjet technology to fabricate the precision parts that bring student creations to life.

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Measuring a part off the GFMS EDM Wire-Cut E350. in B&R Custom Machining's Cambridge, ON, machine shop.

July 30, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing innovation spurs aerospace growth

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Rising Star

May 28, 2018

The aerospace industry faces unprecedented growth–and the challenges that come with it

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Guillaume Desrochers in front of the DMG MORI machining cell. The machines are just two of the 25 CNC turning and machining centres in the shop. The company uses CGTech's Vericut machining simulation software, which removes testing and proving in the shop ahead of time, allowing machines to always be in production.

February 18, 2015

by Tim Wilson

The Problem: Succeeding in a competitive market
The Solution: Investment in automation, standardized processes

Quebec manufacturer re-engineers thinking to succeed

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Economic Development for Southern Ontario Minister Gary Goodyear and Airbus Helicopters Canada CEO Romain Trapp inspect a helicopter at the company's Fort Erie, ON, plant.

February 5, 2014

Airbus Helicopters Canada (formerly Eurocopter Canada) is adding a new productin line at its Fort Erie, ON, helicopter manufacturing facility. The expansion will create approximately 40 new high-skill manufacturing jobs.

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Machining sleeves in an internal control valve at Martime Industrial Machining's shop.

September 25, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Old school manual rules allow an east coast machine shop to maintain its quality standards

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Magna has developed a new ultralight door module that achieves 42.5 mass savings and can be used on approximately 70 per cent of the current light vehicle market

January 9, 2017

Magna International Inc., in cooperation with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and partners FCA US and Grupo Antolin, announced it has developed a new, ultralight door architecture that achieves the project objective of 42.5 per cent mass savings compared to an average current production door.

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Amada's new Toronto Technical Centre

June 26, 2015

Amada Canada Ltd. has opened a new technical centre to better service Canadian customers.

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American Punch Co

July 20, 2017

American Punch Co. is expanding its manufacturing facility in Euclid , OH, to better service its North American customers.

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The Behringer saw at Tri-Alta's facility has cut scrap rates significantly and reduced man hours by half.

April 27, 2015

by Mary Scianna

The Problem: Operator error, lost productivity

The Solution: Horizontal saw to eliminate human error, improve productivity

Alberta oilfield pump manufacturer’s investment in a horizontal saw results in dramatic production efficiencies

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Leon Massa shows a part machined on the Haas five axis machine in his shop.

July 28, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Investing in leading edge machining technology to remain competitive

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André Belisle

November 30, 2018

Bystronic Canada has added André Belisle to its Canadian division as direct sales engineer.

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ARKU Leveler after a rebuild

March 3, 2014

ARKU, Cincinnati, OH, has created a rebuilding service for its levelers and coil lines in North America.

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Fidelity's machine shop includes a broad range of equipment, including EDM operations, which has become the company's fastest growing department.

September 25, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

An insistent customer helped Fidelity get used to going above and beyond

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October 22, 2012

Location: Dartmouth, NS

Years in business: 41

Key manufacturing processes: Machining, welding, plating

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Next generation Chevy Volt from GM

January 6, 2015

The Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association (APMA) and the Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM) have joined in a collaborative relationship in which they will share common industry initiatives.

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