Smart Metal TechnologiesClick image to enlargeSmart Metal Technologies (SMT), Notre Dame de L'ile Perrot, QC, is a new distributor of fabricating and machining equipment.

Formed late last year by Sylvain Martin, the company represents several fabricating and machining equipment and tooling suppliers including Haco, Wilson Tool, Wila Tool, Watts Specialites tube and pipe cutters, Teenking waterjet, Falcon Metal, m&h probing, and CNC machine tools from Juaristi, Hwacheon, and OKK.

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Magellan signs $250 M deal with Pratt & Whitney Canada

Magellan Aerospace has signed a ten-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada, a deal valued at $250 million that will see the aerospace OEM producing magnesium and aluminum castings for the engine maker's products.

Magellan signs long-term agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand

Magellan Aerospace has signed a long term agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, a UTC Aerospace Systems Company, to manufacture complex magnesium and aluminium castings for various military and commercial aerospace platforms. 

Mazak expands spindle rebuild centre

Mazak has announced that it is expanding and updating the Spindle Rebuild Department at its Kentucky Manufacturing Campus.

Advancements in titanium machining

Mazak Canada, Cambridge, ON, is hosting a lunch and learn for manufacturers on March 27 that will focus on techniques for maximizing milling performance in titanium.

Leadership changes at Elliott Matsuura

Elliott Matsuura Canada has undergone management changes, effective January 1, 2019.

Speedy Cuts

by Kip Hanson

Industry experts offer advice on high speed machining

Laser Focus

by Noelle Stapinsky

Laser technology is hitting the mark as an easily integrated plug and play toolbox

Ottawa provides $650,000 to CWB Group to help skilled newcomers in Milton, ON

The federal Ministry of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour has announced a new project to help internationally trained newcomers in Milton, ON get their foreign credentials recognized.

Canadian firm to sell Toshiba industrial robots in Canada

A-Tech Instruments, with operations in Toronto and Montreal, has partnered with TM Robotics and Toshiba Machine to sell and support Toshiba Machine robots in Canada, coast to coast.

US demand will drive metal stampings growth

A new report that states US demand for metal stampings will reach $47.5 billion in 2021 because of continued growth in US production for durable goods, may have a positive impact on Canadian manufacturers and create new opportunities for business.

Ontario mouldmaker steps up to fight pandemic building parts for hand sanitizer dispensers

Cavalier Tool & Manufacturing Ltd. in Windsor, Ont. is one of many Canadian manufacturers that have now stepped up in response to the Federal government's request for support in helping to fight the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

Financial impact from COVID-19 could last 9 months: survey

Manufacturers in southwestern Ontario think the COVID-19 crisis will have a lingering negative impact on their business for nine months or more, according to results from a recent survey of financials conducted by the Canadian Association of Moldmakers and Automate Canada.

Grinding & abrasives

Breakthrough Technology For Metal Bonded Grinding Wheels

Tariffs had no impact on NAFTA talks: Trudeau

Tariffs imposed by the US Trump administration on Canadian steel and aluminum had no effect on trade talks – and Canada may ratify the new USMCA agreement even if they remain in place, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in an interview with CNN.

Waterloo team wins SME additive manufacturing award

The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) has announced the winners of its 2021 Additive Manufacturing Community Awards, and Ontario’s University of Waterloo is among the recipients.

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