Fabricating

January 9, 2012

Vac-Con, Green Cove Springs, FL, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sewer cleaning and excavating equipment, producing such products as combination sewer cleaners, jetters, and industrial vacuums.

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June 24, 2015

Prima Power's 15 Shelf Compact Loading System (Compact Tower): Material flow can be arranged in flexible ways to transfer parts directly to automatic bending, balance the different time requirements of bending and punching/shearing, to exit material from the system and to bring new material into it.The flexible and versatile buffering function ensures that optimum operation in terms of manufacturing cost and throughput time can always be chosen,whatever the manufacturing task at hand.

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There are many options for automating you saw, from bar feeders to advanced robots.

October 24, 2017

by Mike Albrecht

Automation will maximize fabricating efficiencies and reduce operating costsThere is no denying the incredible impact technology has had on our lives over the past two decades -- it has changed the traditional workplace and reshaped business expectations.

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March 28, 2012

Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine speaks with Shane Simpson, TruBend product manager, North America, TRUMPF, Farmington, CT, about developments in press brake automation.

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Johanne Rappoccio, BMP's vice president of operations, and Robert-Daniel Bedard, vice president, say BMP has a long history of investing in automation and technology. It has always been the company’s mindset and that has helped it expand into other industries.

April 3, 2017

Investment in automation forms success for Ontario fabricator

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Anchor Danly's Cambridge operation

May 5, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Anchor Danly finds the gold in the automotive market

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February 4, 2013

The North American robotics market has recorded its strongest year ever in 2012, according to new statistics from Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group.

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Automated welding cells help AGS Automotive Systems remain competitive.

April 23, 2014

by Tim Wilson

The Problem: Remaining competitive in a tough global market

The Solution: Innovation and flexiblity

Ontario auto parts stamper knows the road to success

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November 2, 2011

Despite recent concerns about an economic slowdown, car sales continue to climb according to Scotiabank’s Global Auto Report.

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Fresh Start

February 8, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cautious optimism for growth prevails in Canada's automotive manufacturing sector

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Automotive transformation

May 5, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Market changes creating opportunities for automotive manufacturing in Canada

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January 27, 2014

Canadian elevator manufacturer discusses benefits of Prima Power Platino laser cutting.

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August 11, 2013

by Tim Wilson

Shops working at full capacity face a new set of challenges

Canada's die and mould sector was hit hard in the 2008-2009 downturn, with many shops put out of business and others streamlined to make it through choppy waters.

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Back to the future

November 17, 2014

by Mary Scianna

Shop Metalworking Technology revisits manufacturers we've profiled in previous issues to see how they're preparing for the future

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From left: Aysel Saglam and Semih Erbek of Baykal Machine Tools, and Irina Solovianenko of Access Machinery

August 25, 2016

Turkish fabricating equipment manufacturer Baykal Machine Tools debuted its new fiber laser cutting machine in Canada at a recent open house organized by Baykal's Canadian distributor Access Machinery.

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Beating Back

April 23, 2014

by Tim Wilson

Competitive pressures in the automotive sector

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Robot 2 removes the corrugated steel culvert from the first 800 ton Bystronic press brake using a special attachment for transfer to the second press brake for radius work.

June 5, 2014

by Mary Scianna

Culvert fabricator invests in robotic bending cell

The Problem: How to best fabricate a new product line

The Solution: A robotic bending cell

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Upgraded nesting software combined with new plate processing equipment has helped Ocean Steel & Construction improve cutting efficiencies.

September 4, 2014

 

by Kip Hanson

The Problem: Remaining competitive in a challenging manufacturing environment

The Solution: Upgrade machine technology and software

Modern plate processing equipment, nesting software, improves shop efficiency

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Fab-Rite Services invested in plasma and beam processing equipment to improve production efficiencies and remain competitive in a challenging market.

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

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July 31, 2012

North American robotics companies sold more industrial robots in the second quarter of 2012 than any previous quarter in history, according to new statistics released by Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group.

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