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STUDER S131Radius roboLoad LoadingSituation

November 29, 2021

With the introduction of its STUDER roboLoad system, United Grinding is now offering part-loading automation for CNC radius internal grinding machines such as the company’s STUDER S121, S131 and S141.

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According to Okuma, the MCR-A5CII high speed double column machining centre features compact auto-loading/unloading attachments for true five-sided machining. Okuma

October 22, 2021

by Kip Hanson

Machine shop realizes big benefits from double column machining centre

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Path to Prosperity

October 22, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

“Slightly optimistic” might be one way to describe the results of our Business Outlook 2021 reader survey. Most respondents seem to expect a continued but gradual economic recovery, with a modest uptick in positive indicators.

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Path to Prosperity

October 22, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

How the pandemic has disrupted the economy with unforeseen challenges and unexpected opportunities

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With augmented reality (AR), virtual illustrations and work instructions are projected onto the physical world, helping to guide workers through tasks.

October 11, 2021

by Kip Hanson  >>  Photos Siemens

Is AR/VR about to transform manufacturing? It depends on whom you ask.

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 “If there’s any part you can’t find, I’ll make it”—Craig Campbell in his Blenheim, ON shop.

October 11, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

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

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Introducing Jeanine Lassaline-Berglund, the first ever president of CAMM, and how she sees CAMM and Automate Canada’s role in helping the mould, tool and die sector bounce back from an incredibly tough two years.

August 30, 2021

by Michael Ouellette

Introducing Jeanine Lassaline-Berglund, the first ever president of CAMM, and how she sees CAMM and Automate Canada’s role in helping the mould, tool and die sector bounce back from an incredibly tough two years.

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As Fastems points out, there are 8,760 production hours available each year. A FMS like this will help manufacturers use all of them. Fastems

August 30, 2021

by Kip Hanson

From cells to systems, automated but flexible manufacturing is a game-changer for many companies. The question is how to achieve it?

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Mazak MPower logo

August 18, 2021

Mazak has launched MPower, a new full-lifecycle customer support program. 

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Proper setup, operator training, and routine calibration are all necessary for maximum return on investment, regardless of the five axis machine tool brand or its capabilities.  Doosan Machine Tools

August 3, 2021

by Kip Hanson

A Q&A on five axis high speed machining with Andy McNamara, director of sales at Doosan Machine Tools America

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WATTS Up—Canada’s Battery Jackpot

August 3, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

The shift toward battery electric vehicles has delivered an astonishing amount of opportunities for mining, manufacturing, the supply chain and everything in between. But is Canada ready to take its rightful position in the global battery sector?

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Siemens Sinumerik ONE digital twin

August 2, 2021

Siemens says its SINUMERIK ONE CNC digital-native control represents the core element for the digital transformation of the machine tool industry.

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Walter's TC420 threadformer

August 2, 2021

Walter’s new TC420 Supreme thread for universal use is an HSS-E-PM thread former with a high number of forming edges, produces high cutting speeds with up to 30 per cent less torque.

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The SCHUNK ROTA THW3 chuck with quick-change jaws and patented sealing, ensures consistent clamping forces, long maintenance intervals and a high reliability.

July 28, 2021

Schunk’s ROTA THW3 chuck with quick-change jaws has been completely redesigned to fit into today’s modern machine tool technology.

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Q&A

June 3, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

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Aarkel's additive team (Left to right): Al Granger, vice president of manufacturing, Vilas Dulipeta, additive manufacturing engineer and Jordan Kindred additive manufacturing technician.

June 3, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

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adopting additives

June 3, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

As the fourth industrial revolution ushers its way in, additive metal manufacturing is proving to be a disruptive technology 

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Climate neutral: Customers worldwide will receive completely climate-neutrally produced machines from all DMG MORI production plants.  DMG MORI

June 3, 2021

by Kip Hanson

Environmentally-friendly manufacturing is not just good for the planet; it’s also good for a company’s employees, productivity and bottom line

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Machine tending is one of the many tasks assigned to the Kinova Gen3. Kinova Inc.

April 29, 2021

by Kip Hanson

In a world where robots are working closer than ever to humans, these Canadian companies are leading the way

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Canada’s Aerospace Industry

April 29, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

Opportunities abound, but a national strategy and support are paramount if our aerospace industry is to recover from the pandemic and become a global player again

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