TTranslas is growing into the Quebec marketClick image to enlargeranslas Canada Industries Ltd., a global welding gun manufacturer with its North American headquarters in Woodstock, Ont., is expanding its territory to the Québec market.

Translas has partnered with Québec City-based welding products supplier Groupe Équipementek, an established Québec company.

The deal not only puts Translas support on the ground in Québec, but adds bilingual French/English service and support for it’s existing and new customers.

Équipemente works in several industries, including mechanical, aeronautics, construction, wind power, heavy machinery industries and general manufacturing.

Tim Scoffield joins DMG MORI in Western Canada

Tim Scoffield has joined DMG Mori Seiki Ellison Technologies in Canada as regional sales manager for Western Canada.

Historic Junkers aircraft flies again

Ninety-nine years after the maiden flight of the pioneering Junkers F 13 aircraft, a complete reconstruction of the airplane has been certificated for flight, Junkers has announced.

Mazak gets connected

First machine tool OEM to adopt MT Connect at its US manufacturing facility

Mazak Corp., Florence, KY, has become the first machine tool OEM to adopt a open communications protocol MT Connect at its manufacturing facility.

Productivity gains for Canada

Increased activity in manufacturing spurs real GDP of goods-producing businesses

by Shop MT staff

The latest economic data from Statistics Canada, while modest, points to an improving economy.

CME, NGen amp up online training to fuel recovery

Canadian manufacturers now have access to a number of training options to help master the skills necessary to manage their companies through the recovery phase of the pandemic.

Hypertherm opens new waterjet facility

Hypertherm has opened a new 28,000 sq ft manufacturing facility and office in New Brighton, MN, to better service North American customers.

Manufacturing for charity

A Saskatchewan shop builds an innovative truck to raise funds for a children’s hospital

by Mary Scianna

It began as a team building exercise at Industrial Machine & Manufacturing Ltd. (IMM), Saskatoon, SK and ended up becoming a fundraiser to build a long awaited children’s hospital in Saskatoon. 

Canadian manufacturing leads strong growth

Canada's manufacturing industry grew at its fastest pace in more than two years, another sign that Canada's economy is off to a strong start in 2017.

Canada fights back against US trade practices

Canada has responded to the US use of punitive duties by launching a broad international trade complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Irving Oil $200 M project a boon to Atlantic Canada

Irving Oil has announced plans to invest $200 million in a turnaround project at its Sain John, NB, facility that is expected to generate approximately 3,000 jobs for onsite workers.

Industry events FABTECH Canada, MMTS cancelled

It’s official, and not really a surprise. FABTECH Canada and MMTS have both cancelled their 2020 trade shows and conferences because of the global coronavirus lockdown.

Linda Hasenfratz up for entrepreneur award

Linda Hasenfratz, CEO of Linamar Corp., Guelph, ON, is among 65 people competing for a world entrepreneur award. The winner of the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year will be announced on June 6 in Monaco, the event's location.

Trumpf appoints new product manager

TRUMPF Inc. has named Salay Quaranta as 2-D TruLaser Product Manager. Within this role, Salay will report directly to Mark Bronski, Director of TruLaser Products in North America.

Manufacturing continues growth: 3rd consecutive month

Manufacturing continues to show signs of ongoing recovery in Canada suppored by the latest manufacturing numbers from Statistics Canada that point to a 3rd straight month of growth for manufacturing sales.

Canadian industry bullish for 2014: CME Survey

Canada's industrial sector is optimistic about economic growth for 2014 according to results from a year-end survey by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) in conjunction with BDO LLP.

 

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