Machining

Okuma Connect Plan

January 9, 2019

Okuma America Corp. has released Connect Plan, a software-based system for collecting and measuring data to adjust processes for increased productivity.

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GM Canada Oshawa assembly plant

December 14, 2018

GM Canada says it plans to provide financial support to the close to 3,000 workers who will be losing their jobs at the Osahwa, ON, assembly plant when it closes in 2019.

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DMG MORI Canada Technology Days

December 7, 2018

An espresso served by a collaborative robot, a robotic machining cell, new machining automation handling solutions and innovations in turning were part of the offerings at DMG MORI Canada’s Technology Days.

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Mazak acquires MegaStir expanding on its Hybrid multi-tasking machine technology offerings

December 3, 2018

Mazak Corp. has acquired MegaStir, a supplier of friction stir welding (FSW) tools and technology, expanding Mazks Hybrid multi-tasking machine technology offerings.

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Mazak congratulates Team Penske NASCAR win

November 28, 2018

Mazak Corp., a Team Penske technical sponsor, congratulates owner Roger Penske, driver Joey Logano and the No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion on winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship, securing the team's second Cup Series title.

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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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