Industry Update

OSG FourTools

February 26, 2020

OSG Canada has added two new tooling lines to its product offering.

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February 26, 2020

Lauak Canada, a subsidiary of Ayherre, France-based aerospace firm Lauak, has received $3 million in repayable loans from the Canadian government.

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CN rail metalshipment

February 20, 2020

Rail shipping is a critical service in the global supply chains of Canadian businesses and, according to Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), the economy is suffering every day that the current rail blockages continue.

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February 19, 2020

Connected vehicle technology company Fleet Complete and General Motors are partnering to bring IoT-enabled services to OnStar-equipped fleet vehicles in Canada.

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Samuel Son & Co. acquires 100% of Burloak Technologies

February 12, 2020

Samuel Son & Co., Ltd., a Burlington, Ont.-based metals distributor and industrial products manufacturer, has acquired all remaining shares of Burloak Technologies, an engineering and design contract manufacturer for additive manufacturing (AM), materials development, high precision CNC machining, post-processing and metrology.

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OSG announces trio of acquisitions

February 12, 2020

Cutting tool maker OSG Corp. has announced the acquisition of three European companies in an effort to expand its product mix and share of the growing electric vehicle (EV) sector.

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February 9, 2020

Collège Boréal, a French language post secondary institution in Kapuskasing, Ont., has announced a new 20-week welding program for Indigenous women.

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Honda builds nine millionth vehicle in Canada

February 9, 2020

Honda Canada Inc. (HCI) last week celebrated two significant milestones at its Alliston, Ont. manufacturing complex.

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February 5, 2020

Industrial automation giant Teradyne has invested US$36 million to build a new home for its Danish robot builders Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) and Universal Robots (UR).

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February 2, 2020

Maxar Technologies a space technology firm based in Westminster, Col., was selected by NASA to perform an in-space assembly demonstration using a lightweight robotic arm.

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February 2, 2020

Sheridan’s Davis Campus has been handed $559,837 in funding from the province for its Pre-Apprenticeship Programs.

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Takumi U600

February 2, 2020

Elliott Matsuura Canada Inc. has partnered with Takumi—a company under the Hurco umbrella—to supply machining centers in Canada.  

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INKAS APC lineup

January 29, 2020

INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing, a Toronto-based manufacturer of armored and special purpose vehicles, has acquired a new production facility in Toronto.

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January 29, 2020

Automotive supplier BorgWarner Inc. has acquired Delphi Technologies in an all-stock transaction that values U.K.-based Delphi at approximately US$3.3 billion.

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Magna Cancels Lyft Partnership

January 29, 2020

After almost two years of collaboration, automotive giant Magna is concluding its partnership with ridesharing and self-driving tech firm Lyft.

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January 24, 2020

After seven years working at Bystronic, and a career in sheet metal fabrication spanning five decades, Paul LeTang, bending guru and press brake product manager for Bystronic Inc., is set to retire on March 2, 2020.

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Scott Lowe NR Emuge

January 23, 2020

Emuge Corp. has appointed Scott Lowe as national accounts manager for Canada and the U.S.

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January 23, 2020

Translas, a global manufacturer of on- torch fume extraction solutions, has announced a distribution partnership with Gullco International Ltd. Based in Newmarket, Ont., Gullco will be the global distributor of Translas’ newest fume extraction solutions, namely Translas 7XE Semi-Automatic Fume Extraction welding gun and the ClearO2 W-Series hi-vac units, designed and engineered for welding automation.

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January 15, 2020

Markus Stolmar has been elected as the new president and chief executive officer by the board of directors for United Grinding North America. The appointment is effective immediately.

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January 15, 2020

H.C. Starck Solutions, a manufacturer of products based on refractory metals, has added a powder-bed fusion printing system to its growing list of additive manufacturing (AM) capabilities.

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