Machining

March 14, 2013

MSC Industrial Direct Co., Melville, NY, is entering the Canadian market with its acquisition of Barnes Distribution North America.

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March 9, 2013

GM Canada plans to invest $250 million in its CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, ON. The investment will be used to install flexible body shop equipment and tooling, converting the manufacturing facility to support future vehicle production.

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March 4, 2013

Live tooling with coolant-fed bearings can run at high speeds and high duty cycles without the accuracy and failure frequency problems of conventional bearings

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February 26, 2013

The portable inline fluid reclamation machine provides complete coolant restoration and rejuvenation treatment of metalworking fluids in the machine tool sump with minimal operator interface. >

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February 26, 2013

The 8065 CNC is a high speed CNC built for demanding high performance machining centre applications with five axis machining capability. 

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February 26, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Shop Metalworking Technology’s 2nd annual Job Shops Roundtable sheds light on the highs and lows of operating a manufacturing business in Canada

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February 26, 2013

by Mary Scianna

The problem
Grappling with offshore competition

The solution
Investing in machining centres, multi-tasking and automation

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February 26, 2013

Manufacturers report an intended increase of 2.4%, $20.9 B

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February 25, 2013

by Tim Wilson 

The problem
Workholding that can’t handle production volumes for niche industrial demand.

The solution
A high density, low profile clamp to improve machining efficiencies, cut material waste.

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February 25, 2013

The low cost of natural gas will have a positive impact on manufacturing and create a competitive advantage for Canadian and US companies, according to a report released today by RBC Capital Markets and the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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February 10, 2013

Engineering Services Inc., Toronto, ON, is getting close to $1 million from the Federal government to develop a next-generation mobile robotics platform for security applications.

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February 4, 2013

The Drill 300 from AgieCharmilles is a hole-drilling EDM that machines holes in various diameters and workpiece materials. It employs electrodes ranging from 0.012 to 0.12 in. ( mm) in diameter and incorporates several advanced technologies to precisely machine tough materials, including Inconel, titanium, steel and carbide.

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February 4, 2013

The North American robotics market has recorded its strongest year ever in 2012, according to new statistics from Robotic Industries Association (RIA), the industry’s trade group.

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December 20, 2012

At times, getting the most out of conventional turning machines can require as much work by accountants as by operators.

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December 9, 2012

US manufacturing data shows 5.3% growth over 2011

US manufacturing technology orders climbed 5.3 per cent over 2011, a good sign of an economy finally turning the corner, albeit slowly.

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