A "wild-looking" EV design from Chris Bangle AssociatesClick image to enlarge

Chris Bangle is well known among the auto industry for his innovative automotive designs. See his latest "wild-looking" vehicle.

Chris Bangle AssociatesClick image to enlarge 

David Tandori joins EMEC Machine Tools

David Tandori has joined Canadian distributor EMEC Machine Tools Inc., Mississauga, ON, as an area sales manager for Ontario's GTA West region.

GF Machining Solutions to acquire micro machining firm

GF Machining Solutions, Lincolnshire, IL, plans to acquire Microlution, a Chicago, IL developer of micro machining products incorporating milling and laser technologies.

Ontario equipment maker lands $300 M deal

Niagara, ON, equipment manufacturer Whiting Equipment Canada Inc. has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to supply salt evaporators and potash crystallizers from VALE for the company's potash plant in Argentina.

Ontario gives Linamar $2.5M for ventilator production

The Province of Ontario is giving $2.5 million to Guelph, Ont.-based automotive parts maker Linamar Corp. to support the retooling of its assembly line to make ventilator components.

Laser welding for everybody

TRUMPF's TruLaser Cell 5030 is the ideal entry machine for laser welding large 3D components. Watch how the BrightLine weld option gives low-spatter laser welding and the highest weld seam quality.

Trumpf appoints new product manager

TRUMPF Inc. has named Salay Quaranta as 2-D TruLaser Product Manager. Within this role, Salay will report directly to Mark Bronski, Director of TruLaser Products in North America.

What if 3D printing was 100 times faster?

What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over ... slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveiled a bold new technique — inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 — that's 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth, strong parts. Could it finally help to fulfill the tremendous promise of 3D printing?

Machining aluminum? Watch this.

Iscar's TechTalk looks at techniques and tooling for optimum machining of aluminum.

The best plasma torch

by Jim Colt

What is the most important consideration when buying a torch for your plasma system?

Manufacturing recovery is underway: BDC

Canada’s economic recovery is well underway and is outpacing the recovery of most developed nations, according to Pierre Cléroux, vice president of research and chief economist at Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC).

Wilson Tool changes Exacta name in Canada

Wilson Tool International, White Bear Lake, MN, has changed the name of Exacta Precision and Exacta FabTool to Wilson Tool Canada.

New head for Sandvik Coromant

Nadine Crauwels is the new president of Sandvik Coromant. She  has more than 22 years of experience in the manufacturing industry and most previously worked as VP and head of customized solutions and strategic relations for Sandvik Coromant.

Multi-axis turning-milling machine in action

The Chevalier FNL 220LSY multi-axis turning-milling machine in action. The machine, available in Canada from Heinman Machinery, can turn and mill complex parts in a single machine.

Ontario welder wins pickup truck in 3M contest

Ron Proulx, a welder at Bristol Machine in Sudbury, is the winner of a Ram 1500 SLT pickup truck. The truck was the grand prize of 3M's Cubitron II Discs contest "Grind Like a Legend II."

Rohm earns DMG MORI designation for workholding

Rohm Products of America has been named a DMG MORI Qualified Products designer/supplier. The designation means Rohm can now provide accessories for DMG MORI machines that have been certified according to the machine tool builder's standards.

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