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Makino is a world leader in the manufacture of advanced, high performance CNC machining centers, including horizontal machining centers, vertical machining centers, 5-axis machining centers, graphite machining centers, and wire and sinker EDMs.

Our flexible automation solutions provide reduced labor costs and increased throughput in a variety of production volumes and designs. Makino’s engineering services offer industry-leading expertise for even the most challenging applications across all industries. With industry leading support and performance, Makino products offer the best value for manufacturers to compete globally. For more information, call 1-800-552-3288.

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Ask the Expert: Machine Probing

Still using edge finders to pick up work coordinates and touching off cutting tools by hand? Do yourself a favour and invest in a probing system.

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. 

Aluminum big part of Magna ultralight door

Magna International Inc., in cooperation with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and partners FCA US and Grupo Antolin, announced it has developed a new, ultralight door architecture that achieves the project objective of 42.5 per cent mass savings compared to an average current production door.

Management changes at Renishaw (Canada)

Renishaw (Canada) Ltd. has undergone some management changes. Philip Smith is the new vice president of sales and marketing at Renishaw (Canada) Ltd.

Machine tool suppliers hold 14th Joint Open House 2019

Hundreds of manufacturers attended the 14th annual machine tool distributors' Joint Open House in southwestern Ontario in April.

Small But Mighty

Kip Hanson

Micromachining is a big business that’s only getting bigger.

Here are three keys to success in an increasingly competitive field

Full scale Avro Arrow debuts at CMTS

The world's only full scale, one-to-one metal replica of Canada's Avro Arrow RL-203, will be on display at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), which runs September 30 to October 3 at The International Centre, Mississauga, ON.

FIELD NOTES Makino V90S Five Axis VMC

supplier: SST-Canada
end user: Toolplas

Global growth spurt forecast for metal machining sector

UK-based research firm Technavio forecasts the global metal machining market is poised to grow by US$14.76 billion during 2020-2024 at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost four per cent during that period.

Youth graduate from industry trades training program

Twenty-four youth graduated from the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association's 32-week Introductory Trades Training program in November.

Additive manufacturing at BMW Group

 As additive manufacturing continues to grow, many major manufacturers, like BMW Group, continue to incorporate the technology into their product processes. This video demonstrates the use of metal additive manufacturing technology at a BMW Group facility.

New automotive wireless detection technology

New wireless pedestrian detection technology moves cars closer to “computer on wheels”

General Motors is developing a driver assistance feature potentially capable of detecting pedestrians and bicyclists on congested streets or in poor visibility conditions.

Peter Hoecklin named new CEO for Makino Inc.

Makino Inc., the America’s division of Makino Milling Machine Co., has announced Peter Hoecklin has joined the company as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Downsizing!

by Kip Hanson

Success with micromachining needs the right machine tool, the right cutters and a healthy dose of patience.

Live off the Shop Floor

by Noelle Stapinsky

SHOP Metalworking Technology (SMT) spotlights four passionate people and their careers in the skilled trades world 

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