Etienne BlouinClick image to enlargeEtienne Blouin

Etienne Blouin has been promoted to head a new Environmental Systems Group at Abicor Binzel.

Previously regional sales manager in Quebec and Eastern Canada, he will be involved in developing and implementing fume extraction products and solutions for North American manufacturers.

Jeremie GaudreauClick image to enlargeJeremie Gaudreau

Jeremie Gaudreau replaces Blouin as regional sales manager for Eastern Canada. He joins the company after working for more than ten years with a welding equipment distributor.

Cody MillerClick image to enlargeCody Miller

Cody Miller has joined the company as a product manager. He will work with current product manager James Study in leading product rollouts over the next year for Canada and the U.S.

Magellan signs long-term agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand

Magellan Aerospace has signed a long term agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, a UTC Aerospace Systems Company, to manufacture complex magnesium and aluminium castings for various military and commercial aerospace platforms. 

Leading manufacturing minds to speak at Mazak event

Stemming from its various collaborations geared toward the advancement of manufacturing technologies and strategies, Mazak will welcome several of the manufacturing industry’s leading minds as keynote speakers at its upcoming Discover 2019 event.

Bank of Canada says demand to rise as pandemic conditions improve

Canadian businesses anticipate increasing demand as the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be receding, according to The Bank of Canada’s Business Outlook Survey (BOS) for the third quarter of 2021.

Ottawa invests up to $20M in auto parts supplier

Ottawa has announced an investment of up to $20 million in Canadian auto parts supplier Woodbridge Foam Corp.

OMAX wins award for micro abrasive waterjet technology

 

OMAX has received an innovation award for its micro abrasive waterjet technology used for its MicroMax JetMachining waterjet centre.

Steel tubular product firm helps rebuild trade school in Haiti

Atlas Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, has donated 16 tons of steel hollow structural sections (HSS) to help rebuild L’Ecole Lakay, a trade school located in Haiti that was severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake.

Montreal's Nova Bus wins deal for 600 transit buses

Nova Bus, a Montreal-based transit bus manufacturer has confirmed an order from the Chicago Transit Board to purchase up to 600 new, 40-foot clean-diesel buses.

CanWeld 2020 cancelled

The CWB Group has cancelled its CanWeld 2020 conference, co-located with Fabtech Canada on June 17 – 18, 2020, in Toronto.

Cincinnati expands in Canada

Cincinnati Inc. has launched factory direct sales in Canada, appointing Alejandro Chavez as regional sales engineer for all Canadian provinces except BC, which is covered by a direct sales representative in Seattle, WA.

Autodesk completes Delcam acquisition

Autodesk Inc., San Rafael, CA, has completed its acquisition of Delcam, the Birmingham, England CAM software supplier. (Delcam Canada is based in Windsor, ON.)

Autodesk announced its intent to acquire Delcam last November.

"The acquisition of Delcam is an important step in Autodesk's continued expansion into manufacturing and fabrication and beyond our roots in design. Together with Delcam we look forward to accelerating the development of a more comprehensive Digital Prototyping solution and delivering a better manufacturing experience," says Buzz Kross, senior vice president for Design, Lifecycle and Simulation products. "We welcome the Delcam employees, customers, partners and community to Autodesk."

Business Outlook

This transaction is expected to have no impact on Autodesk's guidance issued on November 26, 2013. Autodesk expects this transaction to be dilutive to its non-GAAP earnings in fiscal 2015 and accretive to its non-GAAP earnings in fiscal 2016.

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Major expansion for Quebec metrology firm

Creaform, Levis, QC, a metrology and engineering services company that specializes in portable 3D measurement solutions, is expanding its operations and recruiting new people for its worldwide offices in Canada, the US, Europe and India.

Delcam adds application engineers to team

Delcam has added three application engineers to its customer support team in North America.

Canadian firm focuses on additive manufacturing

Nigel Southway, Norman Holesh and David Slimowitz think they have a solution to help Canadian manufacturers become more globally competitive: additive manufacturing.

$3 M for Windsor automotive manufacturers

Two Windsor manufacturers are the latest recipients in a recent slew of funding announcements by the Federal government. Newmak of Canada Corp. in partnership with Arbec Tool and Machine Ltd., both based in Windsor, ON, have received funding of up to $3 million to support development of stronger engine blocks made of lightweight aluminum.

Haas donates $50,000 to Skills Ontario organization

Haas is a long-time supporter of skills training in North America and this year was no exception with the company donating $50,000 to Skills Ontario during the Skills Ontario competition in May, held at the Toronto Congress Centre.

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