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Tim Caron has joined EMEC Machine Tools as area sales manager for Windsor, ON, and the surrounding area.

He has relocated back to Canada after working in Houston, TX, for the past ten years, with the last five years at Okuma. He has more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing and most recently served as sales engineer at Okuma working with distribution networks.

 

Untapped Talent

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canadian manufacturers need to diversify to answer the need for more skilled workers

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.

CWB adds automotive collision technician program

CWB Consulting has announced a new training and welding qualification program for the automotive collision repair sector.

High Fliers

by Kip Hanson

Manufacturers use advanced EDM technology to improve aircraft safety and efficiency

Mazak congratulates Team Penske NASCAR win

Mazak Corp., a Team Penske technical sponsor, congratulates owner Roger Penske, driver Joey Logano and the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion on winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship, securing the team's second Cup Series title.

Burloak and Kinectrics team up on additive manufacturing for nuclear power

Burloak Technologies Inc. and Kinectrics are going to collaborate on developing additively manufactured parts for the global nuclear power generation industry.

100,000 Toyoda hybrids sold in Canada

Toyoda Canada has sold 100,000 hybrids in Canada, a milestone for the company.

GM caps off a huge year for Canadian auto investment

General Motors has added to a landmark year for Canada’s automotive sector by committing to a CAN$1 billion investment to manufacture an electric delivery van at its struggling CAMI manufacturing facility in Windsor Ont.

Slashing cycle times in aerospace machining

by Mary Scianna

The Problem: 7-hour machining cycle time for aerospace part

The Solution: Five axis machine with linear drives to cut cycle time to 2.5 hours

An aerospace parts manufacturer slashes machining time by more than half with new five axis machine

Learning to compete

by Mary Scianna

Technical schools' pivotal role in skilled trades training

Think the skilled trades shortage is a problem now with an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 open manufacturing jobs?

Compact five axis VMC

Doosan's new DNM 200/5AX is a compact five axis vertical machining centre designed with an affordable price point for manufacturers machining complex prismatic parts.

Canada could get break on metals tariffs, White House says

Canada could still avoid being subject to US proposed heavy tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Bumper to bumper

by Kip Hanson

No job too big or too small for Ontario welding shop

Canadian investment intentions up in 2013

Manufacturers report an intended increase of 2.4%, $20.9 B

The ABCs of X, Y, Z (and B & C)

by Ed Robertson

Troubleshooting multi-axis CAM programming

No one ever approached CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) thinking it was going to be easy to implement, but thinking about CAM can be reduced to three primary steps: the first may be called the “pre-processor”—importing digital data models, whether from inside design groups or outside customers and vendors.

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