Peter Detmers Click image to enlargeJay 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.

 Detmers has been with Mitutoyo Canada since 1991 and became vice president in 2012. 

Mitutoyo Canada Inc. 

Industrial robot market to hit close to $80 B by 2022

You can expect to see more automation and robotics in manufacturing plants by 2022 according to a new report on the use of industrial robots by Markets and Markets.

TRUMPF names new product managers, promotes bending managers

TRUMPF has announced the appointment of two new product managers for marking lasers and high power lasers, and the promotion of two bending managers.

New president and CEO named at TRUMPF Inc.

TRUMPF has announced that Lutz Labisch will become president and CEO of TRUMPF Inc. effective March 1, 2022. Part of Labisch’s responsibilities will include overseeing TRUMPF operations in Canada.

New machine tool distributor in Canada

Synergy Machine Sales Inc., Mississauga, ON, is a new machine tool distributor formed October 2012 by partners Terry MacAllister, Danny Brewer and Nelson Martins, who is also president and owner of DiPaolo CNC Machine Tools.

A Smart Way to Manage Manufacturing

Shop Metalworking Technology speaks with Paul Hogendoorn, president of FreePoint Technologies in London, ON, which develops machine monitoring software and systems for old and new machines

Canadian Chamber of Commerce wants legislation to stop rail strike in its tracks

The House of Commons resumes today following a two-week break, and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce is calling on the government to pass back to work legislation to end the one-day old work stoppage at CP Rail.

Canada's Bedrock: Job Shops Report

by Mary Scianna

Job shops are Canada’s manufacturing stronghold

April numbers for workers off work due to illness among worst of pandemic

Hours worked by Canadian workers fell by 1.9 per cent in April, despite the market adding 15,000 net new jobs, indicating yet another increase in work absences due to illness.

5 machine vision technology trends for 2017

Five key machine vision technology trends are poised to impact the manufacturing industry significantly in 2017, and even disrupt processes, according to BitFlow, a machine vision technology provider.

Manufacturing sales continued growth in December, advance results show

Manufacturing sales are expected to have risen 0.8 per cent in December, driven in part by higher sales in the fabricated metal products and motor vehicle industries, according to an advance estimate released by Statistics Canada this morning.

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.

High-tech Bombardier plant on schedule at Toronto’s Pearson Airport

A high-tech, one-million-square-foot manufacturing facility for Bombardier Inc. is on schedule to be completed in 2023.

Cutting Tools in Israel: Pushing the Innovation Envelope

Iscar customers go behind the scenes to gain insights into cutting tool R&D, manufacturing

If you want to reduce your total production costs, increase your productivity. And the best way to do that is to increase speeds and feeds. Focus on that, and you will cut the cost of production in the first year by 15 to 20 per cent.

Welding camp for kids

There might have been some apprehension when the summer camp students first walked into the welding shop in St. Joseph High School in Edmonton, Alberta, but in short order, excitement soon took over and their attention was completely focused on all the arcs and sparks, while their imaginations ran wild with all of the possibilities of turning metal into something cool.

Mitutoyo, API partner for metrology distribution

API and Mitutoyo Corp. are partnering to distribute API’s portable dimensional metrology equipment through Mitutoyo’s global network.

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