January 13, 2015
Chrysler's announcement that it's investing $2 billion in its Windsor, ON, minivan plant was welcome news by workers in the automotive industry.
November 14, 2013
A Saskatoon, SK, machine shop that built an innovative truck to raise funds for a children's hospital is now hoping to raise even more funds when the truck becomes the first ever Canadian charity vehicle to be auctioned off at the Barrett Jackson auction in Scottsdale, AR, in January.
Named the "Snakebit F-100", it made its North American debut at SEMA, the largest automotive aftermarket parts show in the world, held in Las Vegas, NV, earlier this month. The vehicle was displayed at Ford's booth at SEMA.
December 8, 2014
Unison Ltd., Scarborough, UK, a supplier of all electric tube bending machines, has appointed Tube Equipment Corp. (ITEC), Montreal, QC, as its new sales and service partner in Canada.
May 28, 2013
First of its type ever built, machine will bend up to 8 in. (219 mm OD) diameters
The largest all-electric bender of its kind in the world will be in place at the end of this year at a US shipbuilder's facility after bending machine manufacturer Unison received an order from Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) for an all-electric machine capable of bending large bore tubing and piping up to eight in. (219 mm OD) in diameter.
March 11, 2016
Mazak Optonic Corp.'s Hi-Speed Modular Vertical Automation system designed for job shops, OEMs or production facilities. Suction cups and forks work independently to reduce cycle times.
September 8, 2013
Walter Surface Technologies commemorated the completion of its $30 million, 92,00 sq ft facility in Point-Claire, QC.
January 26, 2015
A five axis waterjet machine from Jet Edge will help a South African mine to double productivity.
December 8, 2011
Jet Edge Inc.'s new Mid Rail Gantry Model MR513 cutting machine can cut material up to 1.5 m x 4 m (5 ft x13 ft), and is sized for fabricators, machine shops and stone and tile shops. It cuts complex parts from virtually any material without creating a heat-affected zone (HAZ).
May 26, 2013
MultiCam Canada's waterjet and router machines to be used in joint project to homes for low-income families
November 12, 2011
TRUMPF holds biggest industry event in its history at German headquarters
By Mary Scianna
Given the economic upheaval the global manufacturing sector has witnessed in recent years and the continued uncertainty about a rebound, you would not expect to see much interest among manufacturers for investment in new technologies.
October 29, 2014
There might have been some apprehension when the summer camp students first walked into the welding shop in St. Joseph High School in Edmonton, Alberta, but in short order, excitement soon took over and their attention was completely focused on all the arcs and sparks, while their imaginations ran wild with all of the possibilities of turning metal into something cool.