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Nexwave Machinery has signed a deal to become the exclusive Eastern Canadian distributor for Bystronic's cutting and bending equipment.

Nexwave is a new Canadian fabricating equipment formed last year by co-owners Joe Bodorkos and Humberto Espinosa. Nexwave will offer customers sales, service, parts, tooling and application assistance for the Bystronic product line. Nexwave will be responsible for all provinces from Ontario to the East.

Heimatec joins other tooling lines to form Platinum Tooling Technologies

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The CEOs of some of Canada’s biggest publicly traded companies are far more confident in economic growth prospects than they were six months ago, according to KPMG's recent Global CEO Outlook pulse survey.

Equipment, funding for student welding programs

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Boeing’s 737 Max production halt could impact manufacturing in Canada

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CME wants manufacturing workers vaccinated next

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Water boost

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Quebec manufacturer lands 150 bus order with Halifax Transit

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Ford, Magna investing big in advanced R&D

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Nesting: not just for the birds

by Mary Scianna

Nesting software can generate big productivity gains, but how do you know if you have the right software for your shop?

Fives acquires aerospace engineering firm

Fives has acquited Lund Engineering, a Seattle, OR, business that designs and builds electro mechanical equipment for composite aerospace structures and components. The acquisition expands Fives' offerings in the aerospace industry.

Manufacturing recovery is underway: BDC

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Bystronic adds to Western Canadian sales team

  

Bystronic Canada Ltd. has announced that Terry Matheson and Gannon McSween are joining as direct sales personnel for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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