Machining

Iscar, Megatel form partnership

November 3, 2017

Iscar Tools and Megatel have formed a partnership and plan to hold a technical machining presentation November 29 at Iscar's Oakville, ON, facility.

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Because there are no moving parts or tightening screws, shrinkfit holders are more balanceable than their mechanical counterparts. Image: Haimer

October 24, 2017

by Kip Hanson

High speed, high feed, high efficiency machining? Whatever you call it, success requires a balanced approach

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Together with Hartford distributor Ferro Technique, FANUC systems Integrator Kraaft Technologies Corp. completed the robotic integration and other aspects of POSS Design’s automated cell.

October 24, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Ontario-based food processing equipment manufacturer realizes big benefits after bringing its work in-house

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A brighter future

October 24, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Despite some uncertainty, prospects for Canadian manufacturing are looking good

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Hurco's Mike Cope published book about five axis machining technology

October 15, 2017

Hurco's Mike Cope

Mike Cope, a machinist and a product technical specialist at Hurco, has published a book about five axis machining technology. The Power of FIVE: The Definitive Guide to 5-Axis Machining book was officially released this month at an industry conference, Top Shops, in Indianapolis, IN. 

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Three generations: From left is Kurt Feigel Sr., son Kurt Feigel and grandson Konrad Feigel.

October 3, 2017

by Mary Scianna

Strategy and hard work a winning combination for growing job shop

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Patrick Kuprowski says IWL can cost effectively meet industrial customers' needs.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

In a tough market, IWL Steel Fabricators sets itself apart by tackling complex jobs

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In business since 1987, OSI Précision has become a Quebec leader in precision machining of small, medium, and large size parts.

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Quebec job shop solves a big turning problem by switching to a different cutting tool provider

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MEIC’s Maxia MX-520 five axis machining centre from Elliott Matsuura has been a game changer for the company.

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

This established Ontario machine shop gets a new owner, new equipment, new software, and new opportunities

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Machinist Jordan Court, left, with Adam Zurbrigg. The company has seen significant growth in automation projects with some projects valued at more than $1 million.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

From its inception in a tough climate, Advantage has been increasing its high precision and automation repertoire

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The Hyundai WIA KBN-135C boring mill consumes a sizable chunk of floor space at Addition Manufacturing Technologies Canada.

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Three successful manufacturing companies merge, expand capabilities, and bring machining work back home

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Martin Craven is the new president of SST Canada

October 2, 2017

Robert Kmiecik, technical sales, milling consumables

Zane Weins, EDM technical sales for machines and consumables

Single Source Technologies (SST) Canada has named Martin Craven president of the Mississauga-based based machine tool supplier.

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Haimer USA Desire Karp

September 29, 2017

Desiré Karp has joined Haimer USA as marketing coordinator. She will be the lead organizer of trade shows, trainings, and events and support marketing efforts in Canada, the USA, and Mexico. She has more than 17 years of experience in trade shows and event marketing, 12 of which were specific to the metalworking sector

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Philip Smith Renishaw

September 29, 2017

Renishaw (Canada) Ltd. has undergone some management changes. Philip Smith is the new vice president of sales and marketing at Renishaw (Canada) Ltd.

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Magellan Aerospace to manufacture Airbus exhaust system

September 20, 2017

Airbus has selected Magellan Aerospace to produce exhaust systms for the aircraft builder's A320neo PW family of aircraft, and the parts will be designed, developed and manufactured at Magellan's Winnipeg, MB, facility and at the Middeltown, OH plant.

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DMG MORI and Fuchs news

September 12, 2017

DMG MORI and Fuchs have announced a technology partnership agreement and signed a collaboration contract to work together on innovative product developments for lubricants for machine tools.

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Otto robot top image

September 12, 2017

A weld assembly equipment supplier to automotive OEMs has installed a robotic mobile manipulator, the OTTO 1500 integrated with Yaskawa Motomanrobotics to automate its black oxide process.

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CMTS show

August 30, 2017

SME Canada, the organizer of the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) wants to bring attendees an innovative experience like no other in the industry.

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Turbine blades and rotor being hoisted into place. Image: John Kirby, Erie Shores Windfarm, Ontario

August 29, 2017

In Canada over the last ten years more wind energy capacity has been built than any other form of electricity generation, says Richard Hornung, president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA).

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Mining accounted for $56 billion of Canada's GDP in 2015.  Image: Salt mine corridor

August 29, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Canada’s strength in natural resources is being matched by its winning hand in renewable energy

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