May 6, 2022
Metal manufacturing faces a severe shortage of skilled labour. Women remain a largely untapped resource despite making up almost half of the Canadian labour force. How can we change that? Female leaders share their views on the challenges and opportunities of pursuing a career in metalworking in our new digital series, starting with Tracy Spear, owner and managing partner, Humble Manufacturing, Burnaby, B.C. based fabricator. Insights from more female industry leaders will be published in the coming weeks both online at www.shopmetaltech.com and in the June issue of Shop Metalworking Technology magazine.
May 6, 2022
Quebec’s Les Ateliers de fabrication du Saguenay has received a $200,000 repayable contribution from the Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) to help the company increase both its productivity and production capacity.
May 5, 2022
When it comes to cutting metal, most fabricators would point to plasma cutting or oxyfuel cutting as the two most popular techniques. Both techniques have their pros and cons, advantages and disadvantages, and cheerleaders and detractors. And, as you might expect, choosing the most suitable cutting system for the job is not necessarily straightforward. The choice depends on the application, the type and thickness of the material to be cut, quality of the cut, operational costs, location of the job, and many other factors.
March 21, 2022
Montreal packaging solutions manufacturer continuously invests in automation to keep pace with growth and keep its R&D on point.
March 21, 2022
by Lou Smyrlis
Elliott Matsuura Canada has partnered with Renishaw (Canada) to represent and promote Renishaw Additive Manufacturing (AM) machines in Canada.
March 11, 2022
With pandemic restrictions lifting, Access Machinery pounced on the opportunity to provide information about its fiber laser and metal fabrication equipment offerings, along with some long-desired face to face contact with industry stakeholders, this March 10th.
February 1, 2022
Hypertherm is now accepting applications for its Spark Something Great educational grant program which will provide 12 North American schools with a Powermax45 XP air plasma system and in-person training from a Hypertherm product expert.
January 26, 2022
Metalforming companies are viewing the first quarter of 2022 with increased optimism for improved business conditions, according to the January 2022 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report.
January 25, 2022
CAMBRIO, a provider of CAD/CAM solutions for the fabrication industry has released version 22 of its SigmaNEST software suite.
January 24, 2022
Manufacturing sales are expected to have risen 0.8 per cent in December, driven in part by higher sales in the fabricated metal products and motor vehicle industries, according to an advance estimate released by Statistics Canada this morning.
January 21, 2022
Macrodyne Technologies Inc., a Toronto-based hydraulic press manufacturer, has acquired Dunkes GmbH, a German press manufacturer with decades of experience in metal forming, straightening and joining technologies.