JJamie King joins Blum-Novotest as Canadian regional managerClick image to enlargeamie King has joined Blum-Novotest as Canadian regional manager.

He will be responsible for managing sales and service processes in Canada. He has 20 years of experience as a CNC machinist and in cutting tool sales. He also built and run a wholesale distribution company.

Heidenhain to premiere TNC7 CNC control at IMTS 2022

Heidenhain has announced that it will introduce its new TNC7 CNC control at the IMTS 2022 trade show.

Hiroyuki Kawakami appointed president of Mitsui Seiki Kogyo, Ltd.

Hiroyuki “Roy” Kawakami has been promoted to President of Mitsui Seiki Kogyo, Ltd., the parent company of Mitsui Seiki USA, Inc.

Plasma cutter vs torch – you make the call

When it comes to cutting metal, most fabricators would point to plasma cutting or oxyfuel cutting as the two most popular techniques. Both techniques have their pros and cons, advantages and disadvantages, and cheerleaders and detractors. And, as you might expect, choosing the most suitable cutting system for the job is not necessarily straightforward. The choice depends on the application, the type and thickness of the material to be cut, quality of the cut, operational costs, location of the job, and many other factors.

GE Canada, EDC hosts Canadian supplier day

GE Canada and Export Development Canada (EDC) are hosting a supplier day to introduce innovative and globally-minded Canadian companies into the supply chain of GE's new facility in Welland, Ontario, opening in 2018.

Cost savings on abrasives: White Paper

Walter Surface Technologies has publsihed a white paper that illustrates how manufacturers can achieve cost savings with abrasives in metal finishing applications.

Gearing Up

by Noelle Stapinsky

3D printing important part of options available to Aarkel

Is 3D printing finally a viable investment for your shop?

Since being heralded by the respected The Economist magazine as the “next industrial revolution” a little more than a decade ago, it can be argued that additive manufacturing has failed to live up to the promise and hype of a true disruptive technology.

UNISIG spotlights gundrilling for medical applications at IMTS 2022

At IMTS 2022 in Booth 339159, UNISIG will showcase its capabilities in extreme depth-to-diameter hole drilling.

FABTECH Canada keynote: David Fraser of INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturig

Leadership, innovation and an out-of-the-box strategy are the keys to success in today’s manufacturing environment. That’s the message retired Canadian Army Maj. Gen. David Fraser, chief operating officer, INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing, will tell thousands of delegates later this month in his opening keynote speech at FABTECH Canada.

Manitoba manufacturers get $4.1M in fed support

The Government of Canada has announced $4,156,410 in funding for four projects in Manitoba.

Delcam expands North American support team

Cory Barrette, Michael Belanger and Jonathon Artiss have joined Delcam North America's post-sales support team, based in Windsor, ON.

Oshawa assembly plant adds second shift

GM’s Oshawa plant has added a second shift just two months after the first Chevrolet Silverado rolled off the line at the reopened assembly facility.

CAMM survey shows cash flow a key concern for shops

Cash flow, employee retention and anxiety are key issues facing manufacturers, according to a recent survey conducted by the Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM) and Automate Canada.

Canada's manufacturing recovery continues

August was another positive month overall for Canadian manufacturing’s recovery, as new orders and output both increased solidly, according to IHS Markit’s Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).

Welding in the arctic

By Billing Canning, CWB Group

The first joint Canadian Welding Association (CWA) and International Institute of Welding (IIW) CanWeld Conference 2014 was a great success. The conference's theme was "Welding in the Arctic" focusing on the best welding applications and advanced research topics associated with welding in sub-arctic climates.

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