Peter Burrell sales manager for Amada CanadaClick image to enlargePeter Burrell has joined Amada Canada, Mississuaga, ON, as sales manager.

He has more than 24 years of experience in the sheet metal fabrication business. He will be based out of the Mississauaga, ON, office.

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Fab shop success strategies: A European perspective

Economic uncertainty often holds businesses back from investing in their operations. Not so in Europe. While business admittedly has slowed down in the continent, metal fabrication shops continue to invest in new technologies. This was clearly evident during a recent trip to Europe and visits to five metal fabrication shops in The Netherlands, part of a North American press tour hosted by LVD Group.

Quebec gets $15 M aluminum production plant

An Alberta aluminum deck manufacturer is investing $15 million to build a new production plant in Saguenay-Lac-Saint Jean, Quebec.

ArcelorMittal to invest $70 M in Quebec steel production facilities

Steel production manufacturer ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada plans to invest close to $70 million by 2020 in its Contrecoeur, QC, facilities.

Spreading your wings

Canadian manufacturers are in a good position to benefit from changes in the global aerospace sector

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.

IMTS 2020 is cancelled

The uncertainty caused by COVID-19 has claimed yet another event. The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) has cancelled the manufacturing sector’s flagship event, The International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS).

Michael Mai joins SST-Canada for EDM sales

Michael Mai has joined SST-Canada as the EDM technical sales representative to help SST-Canada's parent company, Makino, increase EDM market share in Canada.

Elliott Matsuura to distribute FANUC machines

Elliott Matsuura Canada Inc. has signed an agreement with Methods Machine Tools Inc. to sell Fanuc Robocut and Robodrill machines in Canada.

Recession has arrived, rebound in 2nd half of the year, says CME

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters in its March economic update says the coronavirus has “pushed the world into recession” with global growth forecast to reach 0.4 per cent this year, according to CME’s chief economist Alan Arcand.

Making their Mark

Fiber lasers have made significant technological strides in recent years

Mining and energy spending boosts foreign investment in Canada

Foreign mining and energy companies registered the highest spending in Canada in almost two years, driving a significant increase in foreign direct investment in the country.

TRUMPF names new product managers, promotes bending managers

TRUMPF has announced the appointment of two new product managers for marking lasers and high power lasers, and the promotion of two bending managers.

Managing Through Crisis

During the current COVID-19 lockdown, many manufacturers and their suppliers have teamed up to find ways to keep operating during the unprecedented economic crisis.

Grinding in Switzerland

Smarter grinding and advanced manufacturing technologies are the only way to secure future growth. That's the message Fritz Studer's management delivered during its 2016 Motion Meeting in Thun, Switzerland.

In memoriam: Steve Devonport

Steve Devonport, a long time advertising salesman and publisher of what was then Canadian Machinery and Metalworking and subsequently became Canadian Metalworking, has died.

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