DIA DBARBERClick image to enlarge

David Barber has joined Doosan Infracore America's Tool Division as general manager of marketing. He will be responsible for branding and marketing activities in North, Central and South America.

 

He has close to 20 years of experience in the machine tool industry and has held marketing positions at Bridgeport Machines, United Grinding Technologies, Hardinge and most recently Hyundia WIA.

Doosan Infracore

 

Wired for success

The problem
An EDM that didn’t live up to expectations 

The solution
Replacement EDM that better fits requirements

New wire EDM improves machining time on tool and die work

by Mary Scianna

If there is one important lesson that Les and Arnold Rackham have learned running a machine shop for 33 years, it’s that you need the right equipment to succeed. For Burloak Tool and Die, Burlington, ON, its EDM technology.

Algoma Steel nabs $4M fed assistance for climate action

Algoma Steel has secured $4 million in federal funding to support the company’s climate change initiatives.

Thinking horizontally

Long considered a mature technology and a production workhorse, the horizontal machining centre is back in the winner’s circle

by Jim Barnes

Higher-end builders are strongly motivated to improve their offerings.

Energy Fix

By Noelle Stapinsky

Despite challenges in Canada’s energy and resource sector, future holds opportunities

Maxime Viau joins Renishaw Canada

Maxime Viau has joined Renishaw Canada as an application specialist for machine tools, based in Quebec.

Mazak Canada overhauls parts ordering, scheduling

Mazak Canada has assumed direct management of parts sales for all Canadian customers.

Kitagawa NorthTech acquires Tecnaras product lines

Workholding products manufacturer Kitagawa NorthTech has acquired two core product lines from tooling distributor Tecnara Tooling Systems.

Haas donates equipment to Alberta machinist program

Haas Automation with support from its Western Canadian distributor Thomas Skinner, has donated new equipment to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), completing a large scale expansion to support the increased volume of students as well as upgrades to the school's curriculum on CNC training.

'Dr. Bender' Paul LeTang set to retire

After seven years working at Bystronic, and a career in sheet metal fabrication spanning five decades, Paul LeTang, bending guru and press brake product manager for Bystronic Inc., is set to retire on March 2, 2020.

2018 SHOP TALK

by Andrew Brooks

Job shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

Quebec SME receives $396K in federal funding

The Compagnie Canadienne de tableaux noirs (CCTN), based in Saint-Constant, QC, has received $396,000 in funding through Ottawa’s Regional Economic Growth through Innovation (REGI) Steel and Aluminum Initiative announced in March 2019.

Delcam opens Quebec office for French-speaking customers

Delcam has opened an office for French-speaking Canada, based in Quebec.

SST Canada names new president, technical sales staff

Single Source Technologies (SST) Canada has named Martin Craven president of the Mississauga-based based machine tool supplier.

Bystronic holds fiber laser learning event in Ontario

Metal fabricators from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and as far away as Sudbury attended a Bystronic “Best Choice” learning event to hear about the economic benefits of fiber laser cutting technology.

CME's pre-budget wish list for manufacturing

With the release of Canada’s federal budget set for April 19, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is stressing the importance of strengthening the manufacturing sector.

Stay In Touch

twitter facebook linkedIn