Machining

Avior automated this Matsuura MX-520 five axis machining centre.

March 29, 2019

by Kip Hanson |  Photos by  David Afriat

Quebec aerospace supplier takes five axis machining to the next level and beyond

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Reshaping the future

March 29, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Diversification and collaboration keep Canada’s tool, die and mould sector healthy and growing

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 Hurco's BX40Ui, a new double column bridge design five axis machine

March 13, 2019

The Hurco BX40Ui 5-Axis CNC is a new double-column machining center, with trunnion table mounted along the Y-axis.

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Testing the 3D printed brake caliper from Bugatti.

March 13, 2019

Metal additive manufacturing technology is accelerating industrial development in the automotive sector, as shown by the repeated success of the Bugatti sports car brand in achieving consistent function integration and significant performance optimization of components.

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Linamar

March 13, 2019

Linamar's fourth quarter results marked the 9th consecutive record breaking year of double digit earning growth.

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Makino’s UP6 Heat  wire EDM is designed for ultra-precision applications.

February 8, 2019

by Kip Hanson

EDM technology gets a little better every day; here are a few of the most recent examples 

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Steve Bohner stands on the production floor with members of his manufacturing team.

February 8, 2019

by Kip Hanson | Images by Ron Ng

Custom hydraulic product manufacturer Hydra Dyne develops its own in-house solutions to everyday machining problems

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Fresh Start

February 8, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cautious optimism for growth prevails in Canada's automotive manufacturing sector

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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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