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Effective January 2019, Mark Cadogan is joining Renishaw (Canada) Limited as machine tool product business manager. Mark has long experience in manufacturing, specifically in CAD/CAM. Although based in Windsor, Mark will be responsible for managing the Renishaw machine tool probing business throughout the whole country.

July manufacturing PMI hits four month high

The IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) signalled another fall in production levels for the month of July, but the decline was the softest since the current downturn began in April.

Welding equipment to grow 5.34% CAGR by 2019

The global welding equipment market is forecast to grow 5.34 per cent CAGR (compound annual growth rate), according to a new report from Research and Markets "The Global Welding Equipment Market 2015-2019."

Québec SME receives almost $1 M in federal funding

Groupe Tremblay, an SME in the Montérégie region of Québec, has received funding of $925,925 from the federal government.

$3 M for Windsor automotive manufacturers

Two Windsor manufacturers are the latest recipients in a recent slew of funding announcements by the Federal government. Newmak of Canada Corp. in partnership with Arbec Tool and Machine Ltd., both based in Windsor, ON, have received funding of up to $3 million to support development of stronger engine blocks made of lightweight aluminum.

Quebec metal powders maker launches new gas atomizer program

Eutectic Canada, a Granby, QC, manufacturer of gas atomized powders, has launched its next generation gas atomizer program to produce thermal spray and Plasma Transferred ARC (PTA) metal powder coatings.

Lean, green and watching the machines

by Kip Hanson

The Problem: Understanding machine efficiency

The Solution: Machine monitoring software

Ontario aerospace shop implements machine tool monitoring system

Real time quality control management

Mitutoyo Canada latest quality control measurement software, MeasurLink 7, combines real-time data acquisition, online SPC analysis, integrated networking and quality information sharing into an enterprise-wide solution. With four levels (Standard, Professional, Professional 3D and Process Analyzer), the software enables users to tailor a quality management system to their specific requirements.

MDA wins major Canadian Surface Combatant contract

MDA has been awarded an initial contract from Lockheed Martin to supply technology for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project.

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. 

Hypertherm opens 160,000 sq ft plant

Hypertherm celebrated the grand opening of a new 160,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Lebanon, NH.

Canada fights back against US trade practices

Canada has responded to the US use of punitive duties by launching a broad international trade complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Ford confirms details in game-changing labour deal

In the worst-kept secret of 2020, Ford Motor Co. of Canada, Ltd. has confirmed a $1.8-billion investment to be the first automotive manufacturer in Canada to build fully battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

Probing Solutions To Fit Your Needs

product: RMP60M and RMP600 probes
supplier: Renishaw (Canada) Ltd.
end user: Tigercat Industries

Ontario investing in training for automotive, advanced manufacturing

Ontario is investing $3 million in training to help workers upskill in the automotive and advanced manufacturing sectors.

Zeiss acquires GOM

Zeiss has announced that it is acquiring GOM, a provider of hardware and software for automated 3D coordinate measuring technology.

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