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Joseph Tabri is the new president at Komet of Canada Tooling Solutions, Newmarket, ON. He has more than 20 years of experience in executive management and metal cutting sales. Most recently, he was vice president of sales and marketing for KAR Industrial, a distributor of precision tools.

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Gearing up

by Kip Hanson

Why you should ditch those old hobs for modern gear-making methods

Manufacturing hits record-high growth: Survey

The manufacturing sector hit record-high levels in June, according to the latest data from the IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), registering 57.1, up from 56.2 in May and the highest reading in  more than seven and a half years of data collection.

MC Machinery adds Canadian sales rep

Adam Dimitroff has joined MC Machinery as a regional sales representative in Canada for EDM and machining.

Machine tool suppliers hold 14th Joint Open House 2019

Hundreds of manufacturers attended the 14th annual machine tool distributors' Joint Open House in southwestern Ontario in April.

Lighter cutter for gear milling

Sandvik Coromant has launched a new, light cutting insert for its innovative CoroMill 170 precision gear milling cutter. The -PL geometry flank insert reduces cutting forces, making it the best option for smaller gear milling machines, giving users the option to reduce power consumption or run for faster and longer.

IMTS 2016: Collaboration meets digital innovation

In a world where technological changes are occurring at a dizzying rate, no company can be an expert in every area. Partnering with companies with expertise in different technology areas is the best way for suppliers to provide manufacturers with comprehensive solutions for customers. This collaborative approach was clearly evident at IMTS 2016.

Auto drives increase in Canadian manufacturing sales

Canadian manufacturing sales climbed 1.7 per cent in July, surpassing market expectations for a 1.1 per cent increase, according to the latest data from Statistics Canada.

Gaining Altitude

by Tim Wilson

How to succeed in the aerospace parts manufacturing industry

Advancements in titanium machining

Mazak Canada, Cambridge, ON, is hosting a lunch and learn for manufacturers on March 27 that will focus on techniques for maximizing milling performance in titanium.

Trouble Ahead?

by Andrew Brooks

Uncertainty mars manufacturing outlook

Lincoln Electric featured in new TV series

Lincoln Electric recently provided support during the filming on new series on ABC TV network called "BattleBots."

Mitutoyo Canada's Jay Summers retires

Jay Summers, executive vice president of Mitutoyo Canada Inc., Mississauga, ON, is retiring after 27 years with the company. Peter Detmers, currently vice president of the company, will transition into Summer's role.

Singh finds uncertainty in Canadian manufacturing sector


Jagmeet Singh, leader of the federal New Democratic Party, visited Windsor recently to find out how tariffs and changes to the free trade agreement could affect companies in the region’s large US-facing manufacturing sector.

Quebec firm acquires machine shop business JLM Usinage

Mundial Group, St. Lambert-de-Lauzon, QC, has aquired JLM Usinage Inc., of St. Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC, a machine shop specializing in pharmaceutical, medical, scientific, optical, electronics, food and industrial sectors.

Jeff Krause new head for SME

Jeffrey M. Krause has been named the new executive director and CEO for SME, based in Dearborn, MI.

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