Industry Update

Romi and United Precision Services unite for CNC sales

July 21, 2021

Romi USA has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Cincinnati, Ohio-based United Precision Services (UPS) to sell Romi's line of heavy-duty horizontal and vertical CNC lathes across the USA and Canada.

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C.D. Howe's report of federal emissions targets

July 21, 2021

Canada must see a complete transformation of its passenger vehicle market to hit Ottawa’s emissions targets, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.

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The refinery at Shell Canada's Scotford project, which will house the Polaris CCS facility. Photo: Shell Canada

July 14, 2021

Shell Canada has filed a proposal to build a large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at its Scotford Complex near Edmonton.

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This screenshot shows a Taiga engineer designing the company's Orca electric watercraft. see the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLqQTvuslZg

July 14, 2021

Taiga Motors Corp., a manufacturer of electric off-road vehicles has raised a combined $50M in support from federal, provincial and municipal governments for its Shawinigan Mass-Production Assembly Facility.

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Atco Energy Solutions is beginning construction on a renewable natural gas project.

July 12, 2021

ATCO Energy Solutions and partner Future Fuel Ltd. have received provincial funding to build and operate a renewable natural gas (RNG) facility near Vegreville, Alta.

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linamar building

July 12, 2021

Supply chain issues continue to hamper the manufacturing sector, with the latest report from Linamar Corp. confirming the impact on its key target markets, Access, Agriculture and Automotive markets.

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The Ambassador Bridge is Canada's busiest border crossing

July 7, 2021

Canadian manufacturers are still feeling the pinch of stringent border controls during the COVID-19 response, according to a recent survey, and in some cases the pain is worse than ever.

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Parts being printed via metal additive techniques

July 7, 2021

FedDev Ontario has invested $8.2 million to help the University of Waterloo to build on its additive manufacturing foundation and establish the Additive Manufacturing Alliance (AMA).

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Fanuc has hit the 750,000-robot production milestone

July 5, 2021

Fanuc has produced its 750,000th industrial robot, representing a record high point in the robotics industry.

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Armotek makes high-end trailers for the U.S. market.

July 5, 2021

Armorteck Inc., a trailer manufacturer in Magog, Que., has received $600,000 in federal support.

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honda prologue logo

June 28, 2021

Honda Canada has announced its first battery-electric vehicle, signalling the company's vision for 100 per cent zero emission vehicle sales in North America by 2040.

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centerline screenshot shopfloor

June 28, 2021

The Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) is partnering with the Ontario government to deliver automotive job placements and training.

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Visit this link to learn ore about the contest: https://machines.anca.com/Tool-Of-The-Year/2021

June 23, 2021

ANCA's Tool of the Year competition is back for 2021, with applications open to tool designers around the world to show off their skills for a chance to win thousands of dollars’ worth of software and technology from the Australian CNC machine builder.

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Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has teamed up with Fujitsu Ltd.to bring  supercomputer power to industrial simulation

June 23, 2021

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division has enlisted the help of Fugaku, the world's fastest supercomputer to demonstrate the power of complex computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations in manufacturing.

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Pratt and Whitney engine on an Airbus airliner

June 16, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has launched a program to pay up to half of the payroll costs for eligible aerospace manufacturing companies, covering a period of sis months.

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Crowds gather around the Amada booth during FABTECH 2019

June 16, 2021

FABTECH has confirmed that its 2021 event will take place with in person attendance.

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TC Energy invests billions of dollars in integrity and preventive maintenance programs to ensure safe and reliable operations of our pipeline systems.

June 12, 2021

TC Energy Corp. has confirmed that it has terminated the Keystone XL Pipeline after a comprehensive review of its options, and in consultation with its partner, the Government of Alberta.

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The CWB Group and the IBB say they will use the funding to support the career progression of apprentices and address the shortage of pressure welders.

June 12, 2021

The CWB Welding Foundation, CWB Group and the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers (IBB) have received a $6.6-million grant from the federal government to improve welding training.

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One of Henninger's spindle speed increasers offered by Platinum Tooling

June 9, 2021

Platinum Tooling is now importing and distributing Henninger Speed Increasers for the North American market.

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An inside look at Solukon's Smart Powder Recuperation (SPR) technology

June 9, 2021

Toronto-based additive manufacturing (AM) solutions distributor Machine Tool Systems Inc. has added German powder removal machine maker Solukon Maschinenbau to its roster of machines available to the Canadian market.

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