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Desiré Karp has joined Haimer USA as marketing coordinator. She will be the lead organizer of trade shows, trainings, and events and support marketing efforts in Canada, the USA, and Mexico. She has more than 17 years of experience in trade shows and event marketing, 12 of which were specific to the metalworking sector

ABB to manufacture robots in US

ABB plans to produce robots in the US, making it the first global industrial robotics company to fully commit and invest in a North American robotics manufacturing operation, according to the company. The new production facility will serve customers in Canada and Mexico, in addition to the US.

More government money for aerospace manufacturing: $3 M for Ontario firm

The Canadian government continues its ongoing funding contributions to aerospace manufacturers, with the recent being a $3 million repayable contribution to an Ontario precision machining supplier to the aerospace industry.

Canadian delegates get a taste of machining, Italian style

Italy is renown for its food, its wine and its fashion, but for a group of Canadian manufacturers, it's now also known for its manufacturing. Several manufacturers from across Canada recently attended BI-MU, in Milan, Italy, the country's largest biennial trade show for the machine tool industry, celebrating its 30th anniversary. The event was held October 4 to 8 at the fieramilano fairgrounds.

Substantial rebound on the way, says OECD

The Canadian economy will rebound strongly and grow by 6.1 per cent in 2021 and 3.8 per cent in 2022, according to the latest report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

3rd year record auto sales for Honda Canada

2016 marked Honda Canada's third consecutive year of record annual automotive sales. The company reported that annual sales increased 5 per cent in 2016 with 186,676 sales versus the previous best annual sales of 177,506 units in 2015.

New COO for Amada Canada

Peter Burrell has been appointed chief operations officer (COO) for Amada Canada Ltd., Mississauga, ON.

Canadian manufacturers should collaborate on cyber security

A senior federal cyber security expert says Canadian manufacturers need to work together to identify and solve problems with cyber security.

Heidenhain launches next generation education support program

HEIDENHAIN is offering a collection of educational services and products to meet the demands for digitization of data in NC metalworking in training the next generation of manufacturing professionals. 

Shaping the Future

by Andrew Brooks

Canada’s mould, tool and die industry is looking for collaborative, tech-forward suppliers

Trump tariffs still an issue despite new NAFTA

Two months following the signing of the “new NAFTA” – better known as USMCA – U.S. tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum remain a sore spot between the two countries.

Digital manufacturing big focus at EuroBLECH

The interest in digital manufacturing continues to grow, a trend reflected at EuroBLECH 2016, the world's largest event for the sheet metal fabricating industry. The 24th International Sheet Metal Working Technology Exhibition was held October 25-29 and welcomed more than 60,000 visitors from around the globe.

TRUMPF opens micro processing lab

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

The Rules of X-Ray Micro CT (and When to Break Them)

Offer the term “metrology equipment” to a group of industrial or manufacturing engineers in a word-association test and it's highly likely CMM (coordinate measuring machine) would be the response.

Hypertherm named world's most ethical company

Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has been named the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute.

Manufacturing accelerates at fastest pace in seven months

In September, Canadian manufacturing activity expanded at the fastest pace in seven months as new orders and production picked up.

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