Industry Update

October 22, 2011

In October 2011, I became aware of Terry Yamazaki's death. The chairman of Yamazaki Mazak Corp., his obituary (he died September 15, 2011, at the age of 82) was carried on Mazak's website and in the October issues of many North American metalworking magazines.

Read more: Terry Yamazaki In His Own Words by Ray Chalmers

October 16, 2011

In the competitive cutting tool industry, suppliers need to set themselves apart from the competition.

Read more: CMTS Highlights: Sandvik Coromant "Smart Hub"

October 9, 2011

North America's largest metal fabrication event is coming to Canada. Canada's newest manufacturing show takes place March 20-22 at the Toronto Congress Centre.

Read more: FABTECH Canada in 2012

October 9, 2011

SMS Machine Tools, Toronto has expanded its machine tool offerings with three new lines from US importer and distributor Methods Machine Tools Inc., Sudbury, MA.

Read more: SMS Machine Tools gets new lines

October 9, 2011

For Mike Truic, CNC grinding operator at Northstar Aerospace, the grinding seminar hosted by United Grinding and its Canadian distributor Machine Tool Systems Inc., is a must-attend event.

Read more: Grinding Know-How

October 8, 2011

Bombardier sees a bright horizon for its business aircraft business. It predicts it will deliver 24,000 jets worth $626 billion in its 20-year industry delivery forecast.

Read more: Bombardier forecast: 24,000 deliveries; $626 B revenue

October 3, 2011

Despite the global economic upheaval, manufacturing was one of the main leaders of GDP growth in Canada in July.

Real GDP climbed 0.3 per cent in July following a 0.2 increate in June. Manufacturing was the main driver, with wholesale trade and transportation services following closely behind.

Manufacturing posts big gains

Read more: Stats Can: Manufacturing leads growth

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