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CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., has achieved the Gold Standad winner status of the Best Managed Companies program. It retained its status after becoming the winner in 2013.

This prestigious national award is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and MacKay CEO Forums.

“It’s much more than just financial performance,” says Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “The ingredients to success also include overall business performance and sustained growth. It takes dedication and commitment from the entire organization.”

Welding robotics

Understanding the benefits and building the case for the investment

By Brian Doyle, sales manager, Miller Welding Automation

The thought of converting to an automated welding system can be intimidating, even to the point that it causes the decision makers to disregard the process altogether.

Canada's manufacturing recovery continues

August was another positive month overall for Canadian manufacturing’s recovery, as new orders and output both increased solidly, according to IHS Markit’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).

Hypertherm opens 160,000 sq ft plant

Hypertherm celebrated the grand opening of a new 160,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Lebanon, NH.

SolidCAD acquires AMS 360

SolidCAD, a professional services company and Canada’s largest Autodesk Platinum Partner, has acquired AMS 360 Inc., another Autodesk reseller.

Canada to top-up small business relief fund

The Government of Canada has committed to provide an additional $600 million to support small and medium-sized businesses and their workers through its Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF).

CTMA reveals pleasant surprise at AGM

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought many surprises with it, most of them rather nasty. But the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) shared a pleasant one during its Annual General Meeting in London last night.

Toyota to build EV battery packs in North Carolina

Toyota will be spending $1.29B to build an electric vehicle battery plant in North Carolina, creating a beachhead for such batteries in the US market.

Robotic air cooled guns

Tregaskiss has introduced the third evolution of its Tough Gun robotic air cooled MIG gun product line, the Tough Gun CA3 and Tough Gun TA3.

Philip Fassnacht joins M4Sciences

Philip Fassnacht is the new vice president of sales and marketing for M4 Sciences LLC, a manufacturer of drilling systems for CNC machining operations.

Héroux-Devtek wins major Boeing parts mandate

Aerospace parts manufacturer Héroux-Devtek Inc. has been awarded a multi-year contract by plane-maker Boeing to manufacture new actuation components for several commercial aircraft platforms.

Ready to roll

Three roll formers discuss changes in a demanding market

by Kip Hanson

Quick Change is the Name of the Game
Mechanically, roll forming hasn’t changed much over the years.

Prima Power Customer Profile: Ecco Manufacturing

Fiber laser cutting in action at Calgary, AB, shop.

Youth graduate from industry trades training program

Twenty-four youth graduated from the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association's 32-week Introductory Trades Training program in November.

Live off the Shop Floor

by Noelle Stapinsky

SHOP Metalworking Technology (SMT) spotlights four passionate people and their careers in the skilled trades world 

Makino showcases machining technologies

Automation for die and mould manufacturing, high speed machining, EDM advances and machining software developments were among the topics manufacturers participated in at a Makino event held September 15-17 at the company's Auburn Hills, MI, Tech Centre.

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