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.

Read the full article.

TRUMPF opens micro processing lab

TRUMPF has opened a new, fully equipped laser micro machining applications laboratory at its headquarters in Farmington, CT.

July manufacturing PMI hits four month high

The IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) signalled another fall in production levels for the month of July, but the decline was the softest since the current downturn began in April.

EMAG adds new Canadian sales rep

Jeff Moore has joined EMAG as regional sales manager to service the Canadian market.

Quebec gets $15 M aluminum production plant

An Alberta aluminum deck manufacturer is investing $15 million to build a new production plant in Saguenay-Lac-Saint Jean, Quebec.

Getting "the whole picture" on drilling

Sandvik Coromant Canada’s cutting tool suppliers were the first to experience the company’s latest “smart” event about drilling technologies—“See the whole picture.”

Canadian dollar climbs following positive manufacturing news

The Canadian dollar rose on Friday to 80.25 cents US following Statistics Canada reports that manufacturing sales has risen 1.7 per cent in December, higher than the expected 0.5 per cent reading economists had predicted.

Walter Surface Technologies launches internship program

Walter Surface Technologies has launched a national internship program for business and engineering students. "Next To Succeed" is an extension of a Quebec based internship program the company launched last year, "Objectif Releve."

College opens Centre for Smart Manufacturing

Conestoga College officially launched its new Centre for Smart Manufacturing located at the Cambridge, ON, campus of the college's Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.

The six top material breakthroughs of 2017

Ink from car exhaust, 3D graphene and a brand new blue are among the top material breakthroughs of 2017, according to a story from CO.DESIGN. 

Ontario college expands advanced manufacturing facility

Canadore College in North Bay, ON, has opened the doors to its ICAMP 2.0 facility, an expansion to its Innovation Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Production (ICAMP).

Armoured car maker Inkas announces new Toronto plant

INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing, a Toronto-based manufacturer of armored and special purpose vehicles, has acquired a new production facility in Toronto.

Honda helps develop face mask supply chain

Honda worked with two manufacturers seeking to quickly expand their ability to produce face shields.

Canada, Ontario support auto investment

The Federal and Ontario governments have created a sub-committee under the Canadian Automotive Partnership Council (CAPC) to promote investments in automotive manufacturing in Ontario.

Salvagnini expands in Canada

Salvagnini is expanding is presence in Canada with a service office, spare parts warehouse and showroom in Mississauga, ON.

Stay In Touch

twitter facebook linkedIn