Machining

In addition to the investments in mill-turn equipment, H&O Cylindrical has also automated some of its machine tools with robotics, as in this example. Image: H&O Cylindrical

October 23, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Three countries, three machine shops, and a long history of successful manufacturing

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2019 Business Outlook

October 23, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canada’s manufacturing industry is poised to take business to the next level and step up on the global playing field

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Renishaw and Altair team up on AM

October 17, 2018

Renishaw has joined forces with enterprise engineering software provider Altair to launch a series of projects aimed at bringing additive manufacturing into serial end use production.

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DMG MORI Canada forms partnership with Humber College

October 10, 2018

DMG MORI Canada and Ontario's Humber College are entering a five-year partnership to support skilled trades and STEM education.

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Absolute Fabrication and Machining Ltd. remains competitive by investing in equipment that gives the machine shop the ability to provide quality services at competitive pricing.

September 25, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Striving to be that one stop shop is one small fabrication shop’s secret to its growth

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Apollo Machine and Welding specializes in downhole drilling equipment for the global oil and gas industry.

September 25, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Using R&D to go beyond demand to supply future needs 

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Fidelity's machine shop includes a broad range of equipment, including EDM operations, which has become the company's fastest growing department.

September 25, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

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

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Northern Metalwork's 929 sq m (10,000 sq ft) shop offers a broad range of machining options to meet a diverse range of customer needs.

September 25, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Ontario job shop redefines itself with OEM products

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Silvano Bressan, owner of Brematech, believes in investing in technology to grow his business. This year alone, he's purchased four machine tools and upgraded the quality department.

September 25, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Growing with its customers is Brematech’s main focus

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Machining sleeves in an internal control valve at Martime Industrial Machining's shop.

September 25, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

Old school manual rules allow an east coast machine shop to maintain its quality standards

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Doosan's DBC 160 is a multi-purpose, high speed and high precision horizontal boring mill.

September 25, 2018

by Kip Hanson 

When machined parts are the size of locomotives and pickup trucks, finding safe, efficient ways of handling them is critical to the success of any manufacturing company

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By Ryan Funk (left) & Eric Krueger (right), UNISIG

September 25, 2018

by Ryan Funk (left) & Eric Krueger (right), UNISIG

Gundrills are excellent candidates for re-sharpening

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Robotics is one primary way manufacturers will become more efficient in the face of overseas competition.

September 25, 2018

by Kip Hanson | photos courtesy of NRC

Navigating today’s technology filled manufacturing environment is hard work; fortunately, there’s no need to go it alone 

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Mike Finn is a process development engineer at Mazak Corp.

August 24, 2018

by Mike Finn

A viable option for shops that machine more than just gears

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August 24, 2018

IMTS is North America’s premier manufacturing event

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Here’s Grimsmo, clowning around in front of his Nakamura-Tome AS200 Y axis mill-turn lathe.

August 23, 2018

by Kip Hanson | all photos courtesy Grimsmo Knives

Grimsmo Knives turns a commodity item into a labour of love, passion and machine tool technology

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Robotic-operated 3D printing cells like this one may soon be common in the aerospace and automotive industries.  Courtesy: Stratasys

August 23, 2018

by Kip Hanson

Three surprising examples of how 3D printing is changing the world of manufacturing

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Seco and MachineMetrics

August 10, 2018

Seco Tools has announced a partnership with MachineMetrics to offer manufacturing analytics.

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The ease of use of the Heidenhain control on this Mikron UCP 600 Vario is one of the reasons Daniel Surprenant is a GF Machining customer.

August 1, 2018

by Kip Hanson | photos courtesy of Dan’s Precision

This “typical job shop” in Ontario is anything but 

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Robotic part loading and unloading allows unattended machine operation.

August 1, 2018

by Kip Hanson | photos by David Afriat

Quebec cutting tool manufacturer achieves new levels of precision and productivity

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