Megatel's new facility in Windsor, ONClick image to enlargeMegatel has opened a new facility in the Windsor area and it's holding a two-day open house to commemorate the opening.

 The two-day open house will be held September 8 and 9 at the Oldcastle, ON, facility to showcase its machine tool offerings and technical services. Visitors will have the opportunity to see multiple machines under power, tour the facility's showroom and technical centre, and have the opportunity to win gifts and prizes. Visit Megatel online for more details.

Ontario welder wins pickup truck in 3M contest

Ron Proulx, a welder at Bristol Machine in Sudbury, is the winner of a Ram 1500 SLT pickup truck. The truck was the grand prize of 3M's Cubitron II Discs contest "Grind Like a Legend II."

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.

Honda, GM sign strategic MoU

Automakers GM and Honda have signed a non-binding deal working toward establishing a North American automotive alliance.

NAFTA worries spoiling the upbeat mood?

Despite good economic news, uncertainty around NAFTA and other issues has Canadian businesses worried about the future, says a Globe and Mail report filed on Canada Day.

A new twist in robotics for the future: animals

When we envision the factory of the future, we typically think of human-like robots. But for some, that vision of the future includes robotic animals.

Watch: Canada federal election called

With the federal election just announced for October 21, BNN Bloomberg has conducted an informal poll to find out which issues matter most to Canadian voters.

Bombardier ramps up Montreal production, hiring 1,000

Bombardier Inc. is planning to hire about 1,000 people as part of its production ramp-up of its new Global 7000 business jets, according to a source.

Makino

Makino is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced, high performance CNC machining centers, including horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, 5-axis machining centers, graphite machining centers, and wire and sinker EDMs.

New attraction at CMTS 2013

Canada’s national manufacturing event, the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), is returning to the airport after 14 years in downtown Toronto and celebrating the return with a new attraction.

SolidCAD acquires AMS 360

SolidCAD, a professional services company and Canada’s largest Autodesk Platinum Partner, has acquired AMS 360 Inc., another Autodesk reseller.

Edmonton school first with new welding program

An Edmonton, AB, high school has become the first one in the country to implement a new welding curriculum created by the Canadian Welding Bureau Intitute's ACORN program, launched earlier this year.

Tim Caron joins EMEC Machine Tools

Tim Caron has joined EMEC Machine Tools as area sales manager for Windsor, ON, and the surrounding area.

Stronger demand boosts operating conditions 

Canadian manufacturers recorded another robust expansion in August, with the IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing PMI at a four-month high—and the fourth-quickest growth in 11 years.

Tough disc mill cutter bodies

The 335.18 and 335.19 disc mill cutter bodies from Seco Tools outperform high-speed steel alternatives, especially in tough materials like sticky stainless steel, titanium and superalloys.

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