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Westway Machinery, Mississauga, ON, has formed a partnership with Mazak Optonics, Elgin, IL, to sell Mazak's laser cutting systems in Eastern Canada.

     "We are excited about our new partnership with Mazak Optonics, says Frank Walter, president of Westway. "The Mazak brand represents a well-known, high quality and innovative laser product that complements our sheet metal expertise."

Westway Machinery

Additive manufacturing for large parts

Cincinnati Inc. and a US laboratory have signed a partnership agreement to develop a large scale additive manufacturing system capable of printing polymer components up to ten times larger than currently producible, at speeds 200 to 500 times faster than existing additive machines.

New North American sales head for MC Machinery

Shane Herendeen has been promoted to North American sales manager for fabrication for MC Machinery, Wood Dale, IL.

Lincoln Electric and SES to collaborate on metal AM

Lincoln Electric and Stress Engineering Services (SES) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalize collaboration in large-format metal additive manufacturing.

Canada, Ontario support auto investment

The Federal and Ontario governments have created a sub-committee under the Canadian Automotive Partnership Council (CAPC) to promote investments in automotive manufacturing in Ontario.

Stamping Dies: Quick Change Artists

by Kip Hanson

Hours become minutes on changeover of stamping dies

Yaskawa, ESAB building robotic welding cells

The ESAB Group Inc. and robot systems manufacturer Yaskawa have partnered to jointly develop and market a line of pre-engineered robotic welding systems.

US firm to acquire Canadian aerospace parts maker General Donlee Canada

Triumph Group Inc., Berwyn, PA, plans to acquire General Donlee Canada Inc., Toronto, a Canadian manufacturer of flight critical complex machined components for $110 million in cash to acquire outstanding equity and retire the Canadian company's existing debt.

Planning Beyond Survival: Setting Priorities

Mike Brownhill, commercial accounts director at Export Development Canada (EDC), suggests a few key factors all manufacturers should take into consideration when planning for 2021.

Capacity utilization dips but auto sector holds

Throughout the third quarter, there were many signs of a gradual resumption of activities in the manufacturing sector.

Think innovation

by Tim wilson

Mould, tool and die sector thinks outside the box for success

Program recognizes welding know-how

The Office of Public Safety (OPS), a division of the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) Welding Specialist Mark (WSM), launched in March 2014, has been steadily growing and to date has acquired 190 members.

Electric panel bender bends in less than 2 seconds

Salvagnini's P1 100 per cent electric panel bender is desgined to bend panels with just 3 kW and is equipped with patented bending kinematics. The machine can make bends in less than two seconds. The bender is a good solution for companies working with cell production. 

EMAG Acquires CNC lathe specialist Scherer Feinbau

Machine tool manufacturer EMAG Group has acquired specialty CNC maker Scherer Feinbau, based in Alzenau, Germany. 

Hexagon acquires German firm to expand simulation software offerings

Hexago has acquired VIRES, a German provided of simulation software solutions that support the development, testing and validation of driver assisted and fully autonomous driving technology.

Manufacturers network at Mold Expo in Windsor, ON

Manufacturers in southwestern Ontario joined Shop Metalworking Technology for the inaugural Mold Expo 2019. 

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