Fabricating

The SLM NXG XII600 was designed for high-volume additive production

November 11, 2020

SLM Solutions’ new NXG XII 600 selective laser melting machine is equipped with 12 lasers and a cubed build envelope of 600x600x600 mm.

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Setting Priorities

November 2, 2020

Mike Brownhill, commercial accounts director at Export Development Canada (EDC), suggests a few key factors all manufacturers should take into consideration when planning for 2021.

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Planning Beyond Survival

November 2, 2020

by Michael Ouellette

Manufacturing experts discuss how to position your company for recovery and invest for post-pandemic growth

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amada hrb

October 21, 2020

The HRB Press Brake Series from Amada leverages industry-leading bending technology and a variety of production-enhancing features that can be customized to your specific challenges.

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TRUMPF's TruMatic 6000 fiber processes all types of materials and thicknesses with the same cutting head, and is automation-ready.  TRUMPF

October 11, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky 

The union of punch and fiber laser cutting processes in one machine is like a Swiss Army knife for job shops.

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Rhonda Barnet, chair of Canadian Manufacturing  and Exporters’ national board,  is also president and COO  of Peterborough, Ont.-based  AVIT Manufacturing, which designs and builds  custom automation  for manufacturers.

October 11, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canadian manufacturers need to diversify to answer the need for more skilled workers

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Ultra-high-speed fiber laser cutting.

August 31, 2020

Fiber lasers have made significant technological strides in recent years

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Cavalier reinvented its digital library to support new tool design.

August 31, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canada’s tool, die and mould sector has again proven its resilience in the face of an economic meltdown

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sigmanest quotingsoftware

August 9, 2020

SigmaTEK Systems has added its Business Systems Suite to its SigmaNEST Version 20 product portfolio.

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AFCO coil-fed washers handle coil materials up to 84-in. in width and achieve a typical line speed of 300 fpm.

August 9, 2020

Automatic Feed Co.’s (AFCO) coil-fed high pressure hot water washers eliminate oil and contamination on aluminum and various metals that can cause visible part defects during the stamping process.

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 BigRep’s PRO large-scale FFF 3D printer has a one-metre cubic build space and advanced extruding technology that can be used to print high-performance, engineering-grade polymer filaments. BigRep

August 4, 2020

by Kip Hanson

Additive comes on strong in the fabricating space

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There are multiple ways to configure automation in a shop. Manufacturers need to consider several elements in choosing the options that works best to help eliminate bottlenecks.  LVD Strippit

August 4, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cost effective ways of growing with automation in the job shop

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Fueling Future  Demand

August 4, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Will pent-up demand give a spark to the energy and resources value chain?

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weldcote welding lens

July 22, 2020

Weldcote’s auto-darkening filters feature clear, true-colour blue, high-definition technology that enhances the visible spectrum for optimal clarity and reduced eye fatigue.


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The FT-150 FIBER’s compact layout has an ergonomic design

July 13, 2020

The FT-150 FIBER tube-cutting laser from Mazak Optonics has been designed for high-speed cutting and reduced non-cutting process to improve cycle times for small to medium diameter tubes. 

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CenterLine's PinPoint solution optimizes robot part handling for automated processes

July 8, 2020

The PinPoint Solution from CenterLine (Windsor) Inc. is a configurable machine tending solution to feed parts into robotic lines and cells designed to maximize production throughput and optimize operator utilization and part flexibility.

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M317OrbitalSystem

June 24, 2020

AMI, a division of welding giant ESAB, has launched its Model 317 Orbital Welding Controller. 

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The high-resolution, compact MM-L300A from Amada Weld Tech

June 17, 2020

The high-resolution, compact MM-L300A from Amada Weld Tech detects production errors such as gaps between parts, missing parts, over-penetration, incorrect focus and cover gas absence.

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The company's latest fabrication equipment investment includes this LVD Strippit PX punch press that can punch, bend, tap and form on a single machine.

June 15, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

A Quebec job shop invests in technology and its workforce to boost productivity

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Drive Time?

June 15, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

In the face of a global pandemic, the questions facing Canada’s automotive supply sector will shape the industry for years to come

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