Peter Burrell new COO for Amada CanadaClick image to enlargePeter Burrell has been appointed chief operations officer (COO) for Amada Canada Ltd., Mississauga, ON.

He joined the company in 2014 as sales manager and has more than 25 years of experience in the sheet metal fabrication industry.

300+ turnout at Mazak Optonics event

More than 300 people attended Mazak Optonics' Technology Days held March 24 and 25 at the company's Elgin, IL, facilty.

Durable goods, transportation equipment lead manufacturing surge

Canadian manufacturing sales rose for a second consecutive month in November, rising 2.6% to $63.1 billion on higher sales in 18 of 21 industries, according to the Monthly Survey of Manufacturing from Statistics Canada.

BEVs present too many opportunities to ignore

If you’re not already in the battery electric vehicle (BEV) market, you need to consider it; the potential increase in tooling demand is too great to ignore and so too are the risks.

'Dr. Bender' Paul LeTang set to retire

After seven years working at Bystronic, and a career in sheet metal fabrication spanning five decades, Paul LeTang, bending guru and press brake product manager for Bystronic Inc., is set to retire on March 2, 2020.

Picking up speed

by Tim Wilson

Acquisition part of growth strategy

Honda to build the new 2023 CR-V and CR-V Hybrid in Canada

Honda will be manufacturing its new 2023 CR-V and CR-V Hybrid in Ontario, marking the first hybrid vehicle production for Honda in Canada.

Schunk receives innovation award for intelligent gripper

Schunk is the recipient of the Hermes Award, a technology prize for innovation. Schunk received the award during the opening of the Hannover Messe for its Co-act Gripper JK1, an intelligent gripping module for human/robot collaboration.

Coatings boost aerospace milling applications

Taking civil aircraft, military, missiles, space, and numerous related products and services into account, the global aerospace and defense industry represents hundreds of billions of dollars in annual sales.

Sohail Naroo joins Bystronic Canada sales team

Bystronic Canada Ltd. has announced the addition of Sohail Naroo to its Canadian division as direct sales engineer.

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.

Canada investing in domestic semiconductor, photonics industries

The federal government is looking to invest in the domestic development and supply of semiconductors and photonics, key components for industries served by job shops.

FABTECH 2021 confirms in-person event

FABTECH has confirmed that its 2021 event will take place with in person attendance.

Coil-fed washer reduces stamping defects

Automatic Feed Co.’s (AFCO) coil-fed high pressure hot water washers eliminate oil and contamination on aluminum and various metals that can cause visible part defects during the stamping process.

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