Don Zazula new president at YG-1 Canada GroupClick image to enlarge

Don Zazula has joined YG-1 Canada Group as president.

As part of his new role, he will be responsible for all YG-1 Canada and Minicut International, based in Montreal, QC. He has more than 30 years of experience in the metalworking industry primarily in Canada and in the US, having held various senior management positions.

Canadian Zero-Emission Vehicle sales jump significantly in 2021

Zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), comprised of battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, claimed 5.2% of total new motor vehicle registrations across Canada for 2021 – a significant jump from the 3.5% achieved in 2020, according to a report from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants and Statistics Canada.

1,400+ attend Swiss grinding event

For the third time, the United Grinding Group held the largest symposium in the international grinding machine industry from 21 to 23 May in Thun, Switzerland.

2019 Skills Canada national competition winners

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CAD/CAM supplier celebrates 25th anniversary

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Shell proposes massive Alberta carbon capture project

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CWB Welding Foundation: Impact Report

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Provincial governments invest in apprenticeship, skilled trades

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Drive EV battery efficiency with laser welding

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Supply chain woes to worsen: Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Port congestion so bad that machine and parts orders have been delayed for  weeks on end,  mud slides wiping out critical road infrastructure and requiring routing workarounds, and border blockades holding billions in trade hostage; it’s been one heck of a winter for Canadian businesses trying to receive necessary raw materials and ship their goods to market.

Abipa Canada forms strategic alliance with ARM Group

Abipa Canada Inc. and the French ARM Group have formed a new aeronautical group under the banner ABIPA International.

OSG acquires IMU Dies

OSG USA Inc., Glendale Heights, IL, has acquired the assets and proprietary manufacturing technology of IMU Dies.

Inter Pipeline nabs $408M provincial grant

Inter Pipeline Ltd. will receive $408 million from the Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Program (APIP) to support the company’s Heartland Petrochemical Complex (HPC).

Bombardier launches new 50-seater aircraft

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GF AgieCharmilles changes name to GF Machining Solutions

GF AgieCharmilles has changed its name to GF Machining Solutions to better reflect the company's divisions. GF's technology offerings include milling, EDM, laser texturing, spindles, tooling and automation.

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