Haimer USA office in Villa Park, ILClick image to enlarge

Steven Baier has been named national sales manager for Haimer USA and will oversee sales in Canada and the US.

“Steven’s extensive experience in tool holding and machine tool accessory sales makes him an ideal fit for our organization, and we are thrilled to have him here at Haimer to help lead our sales team,” says Brendt Holden, president of Haimer USA. Baier was previously with Lyndex Nikken for 12 years, where he served as the midwest regional sales manager.

TITANS of CNC teams up with Haimer

Haimer USA has announced a new partnership with TITANS of CNC, an organization that uplifts students, educators and the manufacturing workforce in over 170 countries. 

Ottawa, Ontario invest $150 million in Algoma Steel

As Canada gears up to lobby against US tariffs on steel and aluminum, the federal government is also making moves to bolster the industry here, most recently with the announcement of an investment of $90 million in Algoma Steel. The Ontario government is chipping in with a $60 million loan.

Rising auto demand boosts production in Canada

Stronger vehicle sales in Canada and the US and the recent free trade agreement with the European Union bodes well for Canada's automotive manufacturing industry according to a new "Global Auto Report" from Scotiabank.

Straight, Smooth, and Round

by Kip Hanson

Ensuring drill hole integrity

Faster holemaking

The problem
Slow cutting speeds for large holemaking in ferrous metals

The world according to Iscar

Iscar has recently launched its Iscar World app, which consolidates all of the company's online apps, interfaces, and product catalogs in a single space.

John Dewar new sales manager at Mitutoyo

John Dewar has been named sales manager, effective April 2013 for Mitutoyo Canada Inc., Mississauga, ON.

Welding association CWB Group rebrands under one name

Following on the heels of its 70th anniversary, The CWB Group is rebranding its different business units under one brand, CWB. The organization says the initiative will help industry more easily identify the CWB's complete offerings.

Cutting Tools: Laying Down on the Job

There’s more to the choice between laydown and on-edge threading tools than personal preference 

Tough tools for tough cuts

by Jim Barnes

Attitudes are changing toward tooling and tough alloys

There are two types of machine shops, says one expert: those that do a lot of high-temperature superalloy and titanium alloy work, and those that shy away from it due to long cycle times and short tool life.

Five-axis machining event

On July 10, EMEC Machine Tools is hosting a five-axis machining networking event at Krueger Machining Ltd. in Tecumseh, ON, near Windsor.

Tekna announces $5.5M expansion of Quebec metal powder production plant

Canadian advanced material powder manufacturer Tekna has announced the expansion of its second plant and its new manufacturing infrastructure in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

$1.7 M+ for manufacturing innovation in Quebec

The Federal government, via the Canada Economic Development for the Quebec Regions (CED), is investing more than $1.7 million in five Quebec manufacturing companies.

Hard metals metaltech report

Emuge
Solid carbide thread mills
Emuge Corp. has expanded its line of solid carbide thread mills in its Threads-All program.

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