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

 A manufacturing engineering graduate of Algonquin College of Applied Arts & Technology, he has specialized training in computer-integrated manufacturing and has more than 15 years of experience in CNC machining, process engineering and program management.

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The factory of the future at FABTECH 2016

If anyone had any doubts about where the metal fabrication industry is heading in the future, FABTECH 2016 held recently in Las Vegas, NV, put those doubts to rest. 

De Havilland workers rally at Toronto plant

Unifor will hold a rally and news conference at the picket line at De Havilland’s Toronto Downsview plant on Tuesday, August 24, where workers are on strike to stop De Havilland from moving Dash 8 aircraft production to another facility.

Sustainable metalworking

by Doug Watts

Why aren’t more manufacturers using minimum quantity lubrication?

Metalworking operations have an obligation to develop sustainable manufacturing solutions.

Big turnout for BC machine tool open house

In yet another sign that the manufacturing industry is in revival mode, 300 people attended an open house at Thomas Skinner's Vancouver, BC, branch, "the best turn-out in years," says Don Babineau, vice president of operations.

US, Canada address China aluminum overcapacity issue

The Aluminum Association of Canada says the US filing at the WTO regarding Chinese subsidies to its aluminum industry is "a positive step."

A thousandth 1000

The TRUMPF factory in Hettingen, Germany, recently produced its thousandths TruPunch 1000 punchining machine. Completed in December 2014, the machine was delivered to a customer in the US.

Loonie drops to two-month low

The Canadian dollar dropped to its lowest level since January 4, falling 0.7 per cent to $1.3439 versus the U.S. dollar and reducing its climb for 2019 to 1.5 per cent.

Gearing Up

by Noelle Stapinsky

3D printing important part of options available to Aarkel

Centerline Best Managed Company - again

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., based in Windsor, ON, has requalified as a winner of Canada's Best Managed Companies in 2015. The company won the award in 2013.

Canadian Welding Bureau Group launches new event

The Canadian Welding Bureau Group (CWB Group) and dmg events (Canada) inc. are partnering together to launch a new event for welding, fabricating and metal forming.

LVD Strippit, Elliott-Matsuura form partnership

Elliott-Matsuura Canada, Oakville, ON, has signed a distribution agreement with metal fabricating equipment supplier LVD Strippit.

BC electric car maker lands manufacturing deal

ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp., an electric car designer and manufacturer based in Vancouver, BC, has signed a manufacturing agreement with Chinese firm Zongshen Industrial Group Ltd., a diversified investment holding group involved in industrial equipment manufacturing, real estate, automobile sales, financial and mining businesses.

Case Study: 3D printing important option for Aarkel

Larry Delaey, a Canadian Tooling and Machining Association (CTMA) director and president and CEO of AarKel Tool and Die Inc. and AarKel Tooling Group, has been preparing for the segue into electric vehicle tooling and production for some time.

Finding manufacturing talent requires fresh thinking: AEM director

When it comes to finding and retaining a workforce for North American manufacturing, 2021 proved that doing what we’ve always done will no longer get us what we used to get, according to Julie Davis, senior director of workforce and industry initiatives with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

Recession has arrived, rebound in 2nd half of the year, says CME

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters in its March economic update says the coronavirus has “pushed the world into recession” with global growth forecast to reach 0.4 per cent this year, according to CME’s chief economist Alan Arcand.

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