March 18, 2012
Medical device manufacturing can be a lucrative market but there are challenges
by Mary Scianna
One of the lessons of the recent economic down for contract manufacturers and job shops was the value of not keeping all your eggs in one basket.
February 13, 2012
The Flextec 650 multi-process welder from Lincoln Electric delivers up to 650 amps of welding power.
February 3, 2012
by Tim Wilson
Tactile coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) and vision based non-contact systems each have their advantages. But combining the two in a single system can provide more measurement data more quickly to improve process control feedback, as well as saving time and cost, compared to measuring parts on several different systems.
January 4, 2012
Elliott Matsuura Canada Inc., Oakville, ON, has been named exclusive distributor for Cincinnati Inc. in Western Canada.
December 4, 2011
Controlling consumable costs in wire EDM
by Jim Barnes
Wire is one of the most visible costs in EDM. As a primary consumable in the process, most owners are interested in reducing their usage of wire. As with any exercise in cost reduction, though, it is important not to confuse price with cost.