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In the latest issue of Shop Metalworking Technology, three industry experts offer insight on our brave new manufacturing world.

If you’re curious about Industry 4.0, if you want to know what the Industrial Internet of Things is all about, and if you want to know what difference smarter and smarter machines are going to make to the market - and your own business - read all about it here.

Thomas Skinner announces WMTS 2019 plans

Thomas Skinner and Son Ltd. has announced that it will take part in the Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS) this year.

Welder membership aims to engage more welders

The Canadian Welding Association (CWA) wants to engage Canada's 200,000-plus welders and has created a new welder membership to do just that. The association kicked off the new membership with a special event at the Collective Arts Brewery in Hamilton, ON.

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.

Forget electric cars, try a flying one

Flying car manufacturer PAL-V has officially started the sales of its commercial models, making the company the first in the world to sell flying cars.

HaasTec open house draws close to 3000

Close to 3000 people attended the recent Haas Automation Inc. open house at the company's headquarters and manufacturing facility in Oxnard, CA.

Rego-Fix opens new US facility

Rego-Fix Tool Corp. opened its new 1,858 sq m (20,000  sq ft) facility in Whitestown, IN, on May 5. with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new operation is designed to strengthen customer support in North America.

Long-time Elliott-Matsuura employee Jack Craig dies

Jack Craig, a long time Elliott-Matsuura Canada employee, has died. He was 91 years old.

Auto designer Chris Bangle's wild new EV design

Chris Bangle is well known among the auto industry for his innovative automotive designs. See his latest "wild-looking" vehicle.

EMEC Montreal open house draws crowds

EMEC Machine Tools held its Montreal open house recently to showcase the latest in machine tool technologies.

Toolbuilder Emuge-Franken celebrates 100th anniversary

Emuge-Franken a leading manufacturer of rotary cutting tools, is celebrating its centennial.

Manufacturing slump Continued into 2020: IHS Markit

The latest numbers from the IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) indicate the Canadian manufacturing sector had little in reserve when the coronavirus pandemic brought a halt to the global economy. 

CME wants manufacturing workers vaccinated next

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is urging the Government of Ontario to vaccinate manufacturing workers so that the sector can continue to keep workplaces open and safe and compete against a largely vaccinated U.S. market.

CWB launches welding program for women

The CWB Welding Foundation has launched a welding program for women with support from the Government of Canada's Skilled Trades Awareness and Readiness Program.

Tekna announces $5.5M expansion of Quebec metal powder production plant

Canadian advanced material powder manufacturer Tekna has announced the expansion of its second plant and its new manufacturing infrastructure in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

Canadian economy can weather the economic storm: Financial Post

Despite the economic uncertainty in industry, an online story in the Financial Post says Canada’s financial system is in a relatively good place to weather any potential storms generated by a weakening global economy and the U.S.-China trade war.

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