Chris Harris new Canadian sales manager for MC Machinery CanadaClick image to enlarge

Chris Harris is the new Canadian Sales Manager for MC Machinery Systems Canada.

Most recently territory manager for Duramill Industrial Supplies, he has 25 years of experience in the metalworking industry. He completed his apprenticeship for tool and die at Sheridan College in Oakville.

Five-axis machining event

On July 10, EMEC Machine Tools is hosting a five-axis machining networking event at Krueger Machining Ltd. in Tecumseh, ON, near Windsor.

NAFTA: US pushes for stringent auto content

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BASF acquires site in Quebec to build EV battery material

Becancour, Que., is becoming a busy place for international companies looking to build an electric vehicle battery supply chain.

$5 M government support for 3D manufacturing

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BlackBerry to work on driverless vehicles

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OMAX expands waterjet training program

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Seen at IMTS: Aerospace-dedicated EDM

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Innovative Toronto bicycle manufacturer adopts automated manufacturing

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Inter Pipeline nabs $408M provincial grant

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100th military trailer completed at Arne’s Welding

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CME messages new cabinet, pushes for manufacturing commitments

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Newly merged Dormer Pramet launches website

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MDA awarded $269M contract for Canadarm3 lunar project

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