CMTS Focus: a machining cell revolutionizes how Exco Engineering does businessClick image to enlarge

With the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) fast approaching, Shop Metalworking Technology looks back at some of the top stories about Canadian manufacturers profiled in the pages of the magazine in a periodic feature to showcase the face of manufacturing in the country.

Exco Engineering was featured in the June 2018 issue: With HSK tooling, tool monitoring and perhaps the largest tool storage system in the world, this machining cell has revolutionized the way Exco does business.

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Access Machinery celebrates new facility opening

Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, second from right with Irina Solovianenko, centre, Tony Carella, Vaughan councillor, second from left, and at far right Durma regional sales executive Ervin Umit

Access Machinery has celebrated the opening of its new facility in Concord, ON.

MC Machinery opens new technology centre

MC Machinery has opened a new Southeast Technology Centre in Concord, N.C., featuring a showroom and offices for service and applications employees.

Federal Election 2019: Where the parties stand

With the 2019 federal election only days away, where do the parties stand on issues that matter to industry – and to your business?

Horn to open new N.A. headquarters

Horn USA, Inc. is moving to a new headquarters during the third quarter of 2020.

KPU welding instructor awarded for teaching excellence

Al Azadwinder Singh Sumal, a welding instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU), has been named the 2018 Howard E. Adkins Memorial Instructor Membership Award recipient by the American Welding Society.

Daimler dives deeper into AM

A pilot project for automated 3D printing of replacement parts and series-production components has been a huge success for Daimler, the automotive manufacturer says.

Nova Scotia shop expands with acquisition

A Dartmouth, NS, machining and weldng shop is expanding with the acquisition of another Nova Scotia machine shop business based in Musquodoboit Harbour.

PAL, De Havilland to partner on made-in-Canada spy plane

PAL Aerospace and De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. are teaming up to pursue the development of a fully missionized Dash 8-400 aircraft.

Quebec firm acquires machine shop business JLM Usinage

Mundial Group, St. Lambert-de-Lauzon, QC, has aquired JLM Usinage Inc., of St. Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC, a machine shop specializing in pharmaceutical, medical, scientific, optical, electronics, food and industrial sectors.

Lockheed Martin invests $10 M in Montreal supplier

Canada's aerospace and defence sectors are important contributors to the Canadiane economy and the Federal government has invested tens of millions of dollars in businesses working in these sectors to help spur growth and create jobs. As part of the spinoff activity from these investments via the government's Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy, Lockheed Martin's is investing $10 million in Mannarino Systems and Software.

First 3D manufactured bike frame

Renishaw and British bicycle manufacturer Empire Cycles have created what is being called the world's first 3D printed metal bike frame.

Morphing metal: future of robotics?

Engineers at Cornell Univeristy in Ithaca, NY, have developed a hybrid material comprised of stiff metal and soft, prorous rubber foam that combines the best properties of both-stiffness when it's required and elasticity when a change of shape is needed. And, perhaps of greatest importance, the material has the ability to self-heal if damaged.

Mining and energy spending boosts foreign investment in Canada

Foreign mining and energy companies registered the highest spending in Canada in almost two years, driving a significant increase in foreign direct investment in the country.

Welders among high paying jobs that don't need a degree

Welders, pipe fitters and electricians are cited in a Workopolis survey among the high paying jobs in Canada that don't require a university degree.

Canadian scientists working on made-in-Canada ventilator

Canadian scientists at two national laboratories are working on a stipped-down, easy-to-manufacturer hospital ventilator to meet the demand for machines because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a story in The Globe and Mail.

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