Industry Update

Scotchman's IMTS 2022 lineup

May 25, 2022

Scotchman Industries will be presenting its range of general to heavy-duty metal fabrication machinery at booth 236408 at IMTS 2022.

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Marposs

May 25, 2022

Marposs has announced the acquisition of Jenoptik’s (Jena, Germany) non-optical process measuring technology business for grinding machines, formerly known as Movomatic.

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Metalformers predict slight decline into summer: PMA

May 25, 2022

The May 2022 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report shows metalforming companies anticipating a modest decline in business conditions compared to the previous month’s report.

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DN Solutions

May 25, 2022

Doosan Machine Tools has announced that it is changing its name to DN Solutions, part of what CEO Kim Jae-Seop describes as a rebirth as “a total manufacturing solutions provider.”

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Fastems FPT

May 24, 2022

Fastems LLC will showcase its CNC automation solutions for milling and turning machines at booth 339186 in the South Building at IMTS 2022.

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"Linamar has expertise and resources that are applicable beyond the markets in which it operates today," says CEO Linda Hasenfratz

May 20, 2022

Linamar Corporation is looking to leverage its capabilities in precision manufacturing to purse opportunities in the medical device and component markets.

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Jig Grinding, photo courtesy Heidenhain Corp

May 19, 2022

A little history on Jig Grinding as paraphrased from Wikipedia: Jig Grinding technology was developed at the end of World War 1 and is used for grinding complex shapes and holes where the highest degrees of accuracy and finish are required.

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Mazak's David Andrews showing the RoboJob Mill Assist automation on a 5-axis Vertical Machining Centre

May 18, 2022

Mazak Corporation Canada held its three-day Open House this week at its Canada Technology Centre in Cambridge, Ont.

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UNISIG UNE6 2i

May 17, 2022

At IMTS 2022 in Booth 339159, UNISIG will showcase its capabilities in extreme depth-to-diameter hole drilling.

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Heidenhain's new TNC7 CNC control

May 17, 2022

Heidenhain has announced that it will introduce its new TNC7 CNC control at the IMTS 2022 trade show.

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CTMA is addressing the challenge high schools face in getting the latest machinery in front of their students. Photo courtesy Heidenhein

May 17, 2022

After working with the provincial government and six school boards to purchase new equipment and tool kits for installation in 28 high school across Ontario last year, the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) is looking to go even bigger this year.

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Equispheres Aluminum alloy powder 1024x747

May 17, 2022

TRUMPF has qualified Equispheres AlSi10Mg powders for its TruPrint 3000 series of 3D printing systems.

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Michael Eneberg

May 17, 2022

Sandvik Coromant, has appointed two new members to its management group.

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Jeanine Lassaline-Berglund

May 17, 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.

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Manufacturing Sales March 2022, Statistics Canada

May 17, 2022

Manufacturing sales rose 2.5% to $70.2 billion in March, on the strength of higher pricing, particularly in the energy and metals industries.

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photo courtesy Fronius

May 17, 2022

Manufacturing sales increased in all provinces in March, led by Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan, according to Statistics Canada.

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March 2022 Unfilled Orders, Statistics Canada

May 17, 2022

The total value of unfilled orders rose 1.7% to $100.7 billion in March, the highest level since May 2020, on higher unfilled orders in the ship and boat building (+59.6%) and computer and electronic products (+9.8%) industries, Statistics Canada records show.

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photo courtesy Hypertherm

May 17, 2022

Canadian manufacturers continue to increase their factory capacity utilization.

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Mazak SYNCREX

May 17, 2022

At IMTS 2022 in booth 338300, Mazak will showcase solutions for job shops, advanced machining and high-production workflows.

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AZZ acquires Sequa's precoat metals division

May 16, 2022

AZZ Inc. has announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of the precoat metals business division of Sequa Corporation. 

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