Joe PoulinClick image to enlargeJoe Poulin has joined Elliott-Matsuura Canada, Oakville, ON, as regional sales manager.

He has 15 years of experience in the machine tool industry and most recently served as sales manager for Canada, for Hurco Companies.

All Toyota models to have electric versions by 2020-2030

Toyota has announced that it plans to make electrified vehicles available across the entire Toyota and Lexus vehicle lines by around 2025.

Doosan Puma VTR adds Capto quick change

Doosan’s PUMA VTR Series has grown, with two new “C” models incorporating the Capto quick change tooling system made by Sandvik Coromant.


CTMA connects shops with machine outsourcing tool

If there is one certainty about the COVID-19 virus lockdowns, it's that some job shops have more work than they can handle, while others have lost mandates and have more capacity than they need.

Aerospace manufacturing: A New Era

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing innovation spurs aerospace growth

Stratasys, Creaform form partnership


3D printing and additive manufacturing supplier Stratasys Ltd., and Levis, QC-based Creaform, a supplier of portable 3D mesurement solutions, have formed a joint marketing partnership in North America.

Canadian factory sales rise slightly in April

Statistics Canada figures released last week show that Canadian wholesale trade increased by 0.1 per cent in April from March.

Charting Murky Waters

by Kip Hanson | photos courtesy of NRC

Navigating today’s technology filled manufacturing environment is hard work; fortunately, there’s no need to go it alone 

US firm expands cryogenic machining technology

5ME, a Warren, MI, which specializes in manufacturing services and software to improve efficiencies, has secured rights to cryogenic machining technology by acquiring 51 patents from Creare, a supplier of cryogenic systems and fluid dynamics.

Hypertherm opens new waterjet facility

Hypertherm has opened a new 28,000 sq ft manufacturing facility and office in New Brighton, MN, to better service North American customers.

Linamar to buy French aluminum auto parts maker for $1.16 B

Linamar Corp., Guelph, ON, is expanding its presence in Europe with a move to acquire Montupet SA, a French aluminum parts automotive manufacturer based in Clinchy, France.

Canada, US manufacturing improves

Despite the continued economic uncertainty around the globe and the faltering manufacturing industry in China, North America’s manufacturing industry continues to show signs of improvement.

Case Study: Smart Investment

by Noelle Stapinsky

Job Shops - British Columbia - Small size, big service

by Kip Hanson

Shop is the go-to place for weird and difficult work

BLM Group announces new Canada regional sales manager

BLM Group USA has announced the appointment of Danyel (Dan) Benoit as regional sales manager, Eastern Canada. 

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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