Tim Scoffield, regional sales manager, Western Canada DMG MORIClick image to enlargeTim Scoffield has joined DMG Mori Seiki Ellison Technologies in Canada as regional sales manager for Western Canada.

He was previously sales manager, Canada, for Machine Toolworks, based in Edmonton, AB. He has more than 30 years of experience in the machine tool industry.

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Panasonic commercializes PBT for laser welding


Panasonic Corp. based in Osaka, Japan, plans to start mass producing polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) moulding compounds for laser welding.

Asking the Impossible

by Andrew Brooks

An insistent customer helped Fidelity get used to going above and beyond

Alberta announces $58M for Natural Gas Challenge winners

The Government of Alberta through Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) has earmarked millions of dollars to fund a number of innovative projects that improve productivity and reduce emissions in the natural gas sector.

PMI shows manufacturing growth, high cost inflation

The IHS Markit Canada Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), released on April 2, registered 55.7, little changed from the 55.6 posted in February and above the neutral 55.0 threshold for the 25th month in a row.

Machining case study: Ahead of the Curve

by Kip Hanson

Calgary job shop realizes big benefits from its investment in advanced machine tools

Manufacturers are still essential in Ontario

Despite severe new lockdown rules for Ontario announced January 12, the manufacturing industry will be allowed to continue operating, a decision applauded by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME).

Tech Tips: Tips for jaw boring

by Stefan Gruber

Avoid unsafe clamping issues

Mazak, Sandvik Coromant host digital machining demo

On Friday, April 27 at its head office in Cambridge, ON, Mazak Canada hosted an “Evolution of Digital Machining” lunch and learn demonstration for customers and industry partners.

Province, CME launch Ontario Made program to boost business

The Ontario government has announced a new program it hopes will boost the order books for local businesses and combat the inconsistencies of a fractured global supply chain.

Five Axis Advances

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product: DMU 160 P duoBlock and DMC 65 monoBlock machining centres

Inventory edged up, unfilled orders down in March: Statscan

Statistics Canada has offered up the first glimpse of the COVID-19’s economic impact on Canada’s manufacturing sector as the data agency released figures for the March Manufacturing Survey.

Get off the island

by Kip Hanson

Why smart shops need to get their data-driven manufacturing house in order

Héroux-Devtek lands significant Dassault contract

Héroux-Devtek Inc. has been awarded a contract by France’s Dassault Aviation to design, develop and manufacture the landing gear system for the new Falcon 10X business jet.

Lockheed Martin makes 1st solar investment in Canada

Lockheed Martin has singed a $5.6 million agreement with Metamaterial Technologies (MTI), representing Lockheed Martin's first solar investment in Canada.

MTI is developing a new product called metaSOLARTM, incorporating advanced materials and its proprietary ultra-lightweight, high efficiency NanoWeb technology, suitable for flight.

New Industry 4.0 lab for Quebec manufacturers

Quebec manufacturers will soon have access to a real Industry 4.0 style factory of the future following an accouncement by the Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) and Festo Canada of the opening of Canada's first-ever cyber-physical laboratory in the Montreal borough of Saint-Laurent.

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