Amada's new Toronto Technical CentreClick image to enlarge

Amada Canada Ltd. has opened a new technical centre to better service Canadian customers.

Amada's Toronto Technical Centre Click image to enlargeLocated in Misssissauga, ON, the new facility, called the Toronto Technical Centre, will serve as the company's Canadian headquarters and will work in conjunction with Amada's existing facilities in Granby, QC. The centre includes a parts department, a technical centre, a service centre and financial offices. The facility will be used to showcase and demonstrate fabricating technologies and processes, for technical seminars and as a training centre.

Current equipment housed in the centre include Amada's ENSIS 3015 AJ 2 kW (with 4 kW cutting capabilities) fiber laser cutting system, the FOM2 RI 3015NT integrated rotary index with the ability to switch from flat sheet laser cutting to tube cutting in two minutes or less, a HG high speed press brake equipped with a new control, the AMNC 3i (intelligent, interactive, integrated), the HS 13-3 inverter controlled hydraulic, down-acting press brake, and the EG 6013 high speed bending systm with a dual servo power unit.

To enhance the customer experience, Amada says the facility has the ability to link, via real-time video feeds, to Amada's Solution Center in Schaumburg, IL, and its Technical Center in Los Angeles, CA, to see live demonstrations of a wide range of equipment.

In related news Peter Burrell has been appointed Chief Operations Officer (COO) for Amada Canada. Burrell will take over responsibilities for Gen Akaike, current vice president of Amada Canada Ltd., who has announced he will be leaving Amada Canada after five years to return to Amada Japan.

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