Kevin Jordan VP of North American sales for Mate Precision ToolingClick image to enlargeKevin Jordan has joined Mate Precision Tooling as vice president of North American sales.

He has more than 20 years of sales experience and includes experience with mergers and acquisitions, change leadership, dealer development sales, team restructuring, training and public speaking.

Building bridges

by Kip Hanson

The Problem: Additional business calls for higher production efficiency
The Solution: An investment in five axis plasma cutting technology

Nova Scotia fabricator reduces processing time with integrated beveling capability

Additive manufacturing for large parts

Cincinnati Inc. and a US laboratory have signed a partnership agreement to develop a large scale additive manufacturing system capable of printing polymer components up to ten times larger than currently producible, at speeds 200 to 500 times faster than existing additive machines.

Glynn Fletcher new head, EOS of North America

Glynn Fletcher has joined EOS of North America as president. 

Welding group applauds federal budget

The Canadian Welding Association is happy with the federal government's initiatives for skills development outlined in the recent 2016 budget, "Growing the Middle Class."

The right attachments

by Mary Scianna

imagae by Klint Burton

Western Canadian machinery attachment OEM invests in technology for growth

CMTS 2019: Manufacturing at Work

Despite the hovering economic challenges, thousands of manufacturers attended the 2019 Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), which took place September 30 to October 3 at the International Centre in Mississauga, ON. 

Kyocera acquires SGS Tool

Kyocera Corp. has acquired SGS Tool Co., based in Munroe Falls, OH. The company and its subsidiaries will remain in Munroe and maintain manufacturing in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, and Columbia City, IN. It also manufactures tooling the UK.

Ford kicks off Ontario production, hires 400 people

Ford Motor Company has kicked off the official start of production of its new 2015 Ford Edge, that will be built at the company's Oakville, ON, facility. To support the production, the company has hired 400 employees to supplement the 1,000 people it hired last year.

LVD expands into tube laser cutting with new deal

LVD Co. has entered an operational merger with US tube laser cutting machine manufacturer AltaMAR that will allow LVD to expand into the tube cutting market.

Federal budget stimulates innovation and investment but fails to address labour shortages: CME

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes initiatives announced with the federal budget  to stimulate innovation and investment. However, it says the federal government fell short on addressing the pressing labour shortage for manufacturing.

Ontario: The Spice of Life

by Andrew Brooks

Precision metal fabrication is rewarding work, but governments could be helping a lot more

Scratch-free punching and laser cutting

The TruMatic 7000 from combines the best of both words: scratch-free punching and laser processing.

Canada's economic plan offers some manufacturing support

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) welcomes the $100 billion federal stimulus package aimed at creating one million jobs over the next three years.

Planning Beyond Survival: Setting Priorities

Mike Brownhill, commercial accounts director at Export Development Canada (EDC), suggests a few key factors all manufacturers should take into consideration when planning for 2021.

Honda, GM sign strategic MoU

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

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